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Fully functional, but no hot plugging
This review is from: KINGWIN KF-4001-BK SATA Internal Hot Swap Rack 4 Bays w/ Fan
Pros: Well-constructed, 4-in-3 unit that removes the need for drive trays. Uses a spring-loaded mechanism to eject/engage the drives. The bays are kept well-ventilated by a large fan on the rear of the unit, which generates something like ~40-50dB of sound.
Cons: Be aware: a true HotPlug setup requires 15-pin SATA power connectors. This unit uses a single pair of 4-pin Molex connectors, which won't provide your OS the necessary trigger via AHCI to hotplug any drives.
Other Thoughts: The unit really does seem well-constructed, with lots of thought into usability. The dilemma for NAS users, of course, is that the bays aren't hot swappable, i.e. readily introduced to the OS by AHCI. There are several discussions for limitation of the Molex power connector, if you're willing to search for it. The key is to make sure to get the 15-pin SATA power connector for each drive.
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