System Requirements OS Required. We break it down. We delete comments that violate our policy , which we encourage you to read. Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche by Ty Pendlebury. The top of the dock has a slight brushed appearance brought on by the slice of aluminium Thermaltake has placed here. The Thermaltake BlacX 5G is one of these units, while it is no secret that this unit has been on the market for a while now, it was a trend setter when it came to market with several other manufactures taking notes from Thermaltake and releasing similar products shortly after. Mobile by Shara Tibken Dec 6,
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Don’t cut the cord on cable like a rookie The 3: Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche Great features and good sound, but fills a narrow niche by Ty Pendlebury. CrystalDiskMark, as expected, showed similar numbers in sequential read and write. Since I no longer have to fiddle around mounting drives in my system and can simply slap a drive in a dock and pull the data I need and move on with my day, it saves me a great deal of time.
With that said there is always the middle ground, the place hlacx a great amount of manufacturers battle it out in price vs.
Thermaltake – Global – BlacX Duet 5G HDD Docking Station – ST
All testing is run in the same order on every enclosure and that is the order you see it here in this review. The top mounted LEDs, while shining blue, aren’t so bright that they blind you, but rather just perfect.
Apple MacOS X With that said I have chosen some of the more popular, and widely available benchmarks.
You can find products similar to this one for sale blaacx. Solsman Dec 12, The entire unit is well built with ABS plastics and even a slice of aluminium for aesthetics. The top of the dock has a slight brushed appearance brought on by the slice of aluminium Thermaltake has placed here.
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Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. Phones by Jessica Dolcourt Dec 10, As this unit is a dock and supports no RAID features, I thought it would be nice to see how the unit does while transferring data drive to drive both installed in the BlacX.
Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. System Requirements OS Required. The Duet is comprised of a plastic body with an internal weight ush hold the dock steady, while you’re slamming drives in and out of the system – and that goes to say it does support hot swapping.
Thermaltake BlacX Duet 5G USB 3.0 Docking Station Review
Choosing the proper benchmarks to be used in a review can be, at times, a hassle. Phones by Jessica Dolcourt Dec 5, The back of the dock is rather simple, housing a power input and USB 3. Subscribe to our Newsletter. Over the years hard drive docks or docking stations have really helped in simplifying the way I work, especially when I have years of data backed up on spinners. The Thermaltake BlacX 5G is one of these units, while it is no secret that this unit has been on the market for a while now, it was a trend setter when it came to market with several other manufactures taking notes from Thermaltake and releasing similar products shortly after.
Samsung and Qualcomm phone prototypes tease our 5G future But you still have to wait for the real thing. As you will notice the power switch incorporates two LEDs, both of which are blue – one indicating the unit is switched on and the other for activity.
While I would love to please all of you and run every possible benchmark on these enclosures, it would be at the very least time consuming. We also found two rubber drive covers in the box to combat drive acoustics.
To the right there are also two levers for ejecting usn drives. Everything from the shape and choice materials have stayed the same between units, but there are some obvious differences, such as the power button and internal PCB, which we will touch on shortly.
As far as build quality goes, the BlacX Duet 5G is top tier in my book. People are buying 4G LTE laptops — and then not activating LTE Lenovo has found people buy its Qualcomm-powered always-connected PCs more for their long battery life than the fact they’re always connected. Over the past few blac it’s pretty hlacx to say I have tested my fair share of enclosures, some of which carried extreme performance, but also a hefty price tag as well.
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