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Old May 2nd, 2010, 01:57 PM   #1
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OWC Mercury Elite-AL Pro mini 2.5" HD enclosure

Tried this new quad interface bus-powered HD enclosure recently with 320 GB Seagate Momentus installed. I wanted to boot from FW800, leaving my faster internal SATA drives for data and scratch files.

The rig worked as advertised with one exception. It will not boot a G5 over Firewire as listed in Other World Computing specs. MacDoc tried everything, but eventually replaced it with their older FW800 model and cash-back.
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