Recommended drive for use in external enclosure




another long-time silent reader, who finally had to register.

If BenQs would live in peaceful coexistence with external enclosures, I’d definately go for the 1620… But we all know the problem. So my question is, whether other drives perform better in such environment. Latest LG- and NEC-drives are probably my favorites.

The enclosure is going to be a DTK. Bought some time ago at

The search didn’t help as expected.

Thanks in advance!



No guarantee unless you test the setup with your system. Connect the drive to the internal IDE if you want the best performance. USB can be buggy.