e sata and external drives

  tartanarmy 11:57 26 Jan 2008

mate gave me an "icy box" he no longer needs.it has e sata/usb inputs.iv'e installed a new HD and want to use the old one as backup(maxtor200gb,3years old)it's sata 150.is the e sata input compatible with the HD?.can i use the e sata setup(i have the bracket/cables etc)or will i have to use the usb?thanks in advance.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 13:18 26 Jan 2008

The SATA controller will run your drive OK.

  tartanarmy 14:27 26 Jan 2008

thanks fb

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