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Vantec NexStar TX


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Vantec brings us the NexStar TX 2.5" SATA USB 2.0 Hard Drive Enclosure. With a wide variety of different kinds of storage mediums on the market at different prices and craftsmanship a decision on a somewhat simple device is not always easy. Let's see why the NexStar TX enclosure may be right for you and what sets it apart from the rest.

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that is a good looking case. nice review, btw.
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STOLEN, right from Celestron. Celestron's been using the "Nexstar" name for YEARS.:laugh:
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Do 12.5mm height 2.5" HDD's (like the WD 1TB #WD10TPVT) fit into the TX? Seems like it might - not like the CX.
(9.5mm HDD height being most common now)