How do I... Build and configure an external hard drive enclosure?
Source: Greg Shultz
Do you have an old hard drive, which still works, lying around and gathering dust that you'd like to put to good use? If you answered yes, then chances are good that you've thought about using your old drive as an external hard drive. Fortunately, building an external hard drive is an easy task. Since you already have the hard drive, all you need is an enclosure, a screw driver, and less than an hour of your time.
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