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Default Compatibility large external USB 3.0 Disks with Asus RT-N66U

Hi all!

I would like to share information on large external USB Disks so that other users know what to buy best.

I will start with my Disk and the information Merlin already mentioned. Speed measured by Ethernet transfer.

Would be great if other members post their experience as well.

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+ Disk -------------------------------------------------------------------------+- Sectors --------+-- Firmware ---+--status---+-- energy mode -----------+-- Speed write -- Speed read--+


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Seagate Expansion 3 TB USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive STAY3000102 + 4096B + 23b 24 + working + no spin down + 15MBs write / 8MBs read +

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Hitachi 3 TB inside a Vantec NexStar CX + ? + 24 + working + spin down ? +

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WD Caviar Green 3 TB inside a Vantec NexStar CX + ? + 24 + NOT working + no spin down +

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fregatte, please check USB connection speed. Some USB3 enclosures may use fall into low speed mode.
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fregatte, please check USB connection speed. Some USB3 enclosures may use fall into low speed mode.

Good hint, I amended the measured results above in my chart. Speed is quite poor for my Disk.
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