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  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 5
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 5
Very useful for netbooks – USB 2.0 to SATA/IDE Cable with Power Adapter Reviews

posted by CoMiKe on 07/01/2009 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

Pros:
Under Windows XP, it gets recognized as an USB to ATA/SATA bridge automatically, no need to install drivers.
I bought it to easily install other OS'es into my Asus EeePC netbook, and it works better than expected.
My DVD-ROM gets recognized in the BIOS, so I could install Ubuntu on my netbook without using an USB memory stick.
Cons:
No cons so far. It works as expected, the built quality seems good.
It doesn't come with a European main cable, but it's no problem, as it uses a standard computer power connector.
Other:
No other thoughts.
Bottomline:
Very useful for connecting DVD drives to netbook, it gets recognized by the BIOS.
Could be useful for other porpuses, though.

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