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Rosewill RX-358 V2 BLK (Black) 3.5" SATA to USB & eSATA Ext. Enclosure w/Int.80mm fan

  • 3.5"
  • USB2.0 & eSATA
  • Up to 3TB
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • John P.
  • 2/5/2015 3:42:13 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsRosewill RX-358 Works Great!

This review is from: Rosewill RX-358 V2 BLK (Black) 3.5" SATA to USB & eSATA Ext. Enclosure w/Int.80mm fan

Pros: Good packaging, shipping and worked right out of the box. Easy to setup, install hard drive and with all the cables I needed. Would recommended for desktop backup drive. Have it running 1.5TB eSata to backup 500GB Samsung EVO 840

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Running the eStata on Asus P6T6 WS Revolution for backup.

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  • Jonathan F.
  • 1/19/2015 7:56:14 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExtra hardware is nice

This review is from: Rosewill RX-358 V2 BLK (Black) 3.5" SATA to USB & eSATA Ext. Enclosure w/Int.80mm fan

Pros: This disk enclosure has a place to put a disk and facilities to plug it in.

Comes with eSATA cable (18") and hardware for an expansion card slot so you don't have to have an eSATA port.

Cons: USB 2

Screw holes aren't lined up perfectly; had to push hard to get the screws in place to anchor the disk. In general, assembly isn't as easy as the Antec enclosure I've used before--there are 10 screws in total and they're a little finicky--but it's not a big deal.

Other Thoughts: Using this with a WD Green 2TB for file backup on my parents' machine. The enclosed manual only talks about disk setup on the USB connection; not hard to get it going on eSATA but they couldn't have done it themselves.

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  • Mark E.
  • 1/9/2015 7:40:44 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsReally really good value for the money

This review is from: Rosewill RX-358 V2 BLK (Black) 3.5" SATA to USB & eSATA Ext. Enclosure w/Int.80mm fan

Pros: Low Cost. High Quality. Cooling system. Very quiet fan. Design seems to be well thought out. Metal housing.

Cons: The cooling system only cools one side of the drive. I am not sure if most of the heat goes to one side or not.... so hard to say if this is really a bad thing.
Does not support SATA III but SATA II is plenty good for my needs.

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  • Sean S.
  • 1/7/2015 8:01:14 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDON'T use with mac/macbooks

This review is from: Rosewill RX-358 V2 BLK (Black) 3.5" SATA to USB & eSATA Ext. Enclosure w/Int.80mm fan

Pros: If it didn't have the issues, it would be great 5/5.

Cons: This enclosure has a known power saving issue, but even after updating the firmware to disable the power saving, the enclosure still causes disk i/o issues and data corruption when used with macs and the drive sleep/wakes. The only known workaround is to disable putting disks to sleep in the mac power settings.

Other Thoughts: The newer RX-358 U3C enclosure does not seem to have this issue.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

Thanks for the feedback we will pass it along to our QA and Design teams for further investigations. In the event that you are having troubles please do not hesitate to contact our support team at the number below.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • Tony C.
  • 1/4/2015 1:45:23 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Rosewill RX-358 V2 BLK (Black) 3.5" SATA to USB & eSATA Ext. Enclosure w/Int.80mm fan

Pros: Supports eSATA for quicker file transfer.

Cons: Mines died a week later after getting the chance to install a hard drive in it. I wish i could return it and get a replacement.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Thank you very much for purchasing this unit.
We strive to provide the most reliable and highest quality products to our customers.

We are sorry to hear that, please contact our support team to assist you with troubleshoot and/or warranty options.

Phone: 1- 800-575-9885
Email: rma@rosewill.com
Email2: techsupport@rosewill.com

We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,
Rosewill Customer Care

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  • Samuel S.
  • 12/30/2014 7:20:46 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsLasted 10 Months

This review is from: Rosewill RX-358 V2 BLK (Black) 3.5" SATA to USB & eSATA Ext. Enclosure w/Int.80mm fan

Pros: Cheap, Worked good for a while Broke at 10 months. It was pretty fast at data transfer rates

Cons: If you are swapping out drives it gets a little old. They should have made the top the plate to remove when swapping out drives. Only lasted 10 months . The hard drives no longer spin

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  • Anonymous
  • 12/9/2014 9:18:48 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsso far so good

This review is from: Rosewill RX-358 V2 BLK (Black) 3.5" SATA to USB & eSATA Ext. Enclosure w/Int.80mm fan

Pros: really sturdy construction
live the aesthetics of it
fan is super quiet

Cons: it's a little longer than I was expecting (is that a con?)
the LEDs are quite bright

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  • Frank S.
  • 12/2/2014 3:10:35 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsExact;y what I needed

This review is from: Rosewill RX-358 V2 BLK (Black) 3.5" SATA to USB & eSATA Ext. Enclosure w/Int.80mm fan

Pros: * Sturdy
* Comes with mounting screws for the HDD
* Fan with manual on/off switch
* Great price when it is on sale

Cons: * Bright LED

Other Thoughts: I had one of those WD 750GB passport externals and the glue on the ribbon cable started to separate after a good 5+ years of use. I resoldered the cable quite a few times and I knew it was time to get a new external case.

This external case is way better than what came with the WD passport. The fan is a nice touch. The only minor gripe is the bright blue LED, but it's not that big of a deal.

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  • Brandon J.
  • 12/2/2014 12:04:50 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIt works great

This review is from: Rosewill RX-358 V2 BLK (Black) 3.5" SATA to USB & eSATA Ext. Enclosure w/Int.80mm fan

Pros: Cooling fan
Large HDD bay
eSATA

Cons: Not really a con, But LEDs are a little too bright.

Other Thoughts: I love this. As soon as I got it I put in an older WD caviar black 500gb and ran a Windows backup. It ran amazingly fast using eSATA. I liked it having a bracket already for the eSATA. It overall was a great purchase. P.S. it was on sale.

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  • Anonymous
  • 11/29/2014 8:09:14 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsDon't drop it

This review is from: Rosewill RX-358 V2 BLK (Black) 3.5" SATA to USB & eSATA Ext. Enclosure w/Int.80mm fan

Pros: Nice looking case with fan switch.

Cons: The fan blades are plastic and one broke off when I dropped the case and the hdd came loose from the screws.

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