Opinions wanted on 3.5"->5.25" drive adapters

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Opinions wanted on 3.5"->5.25" drive adapters

Post by doveman » Thu Aug 11, 2011 11:52 am

I want to get an 3.5"->5.25" HD adapter to mount a Samsung F3 1TB. I know none of these is going to be as good as suspension, but as I need to ship the PC intact I don't think that's practical (and I'm not that handy, so using an adapter will be a lot easier for me than trying to rig up suspension!)

I've found a few different options (sorry if this looks like a Scan promotion, I just couldn't be bothered to look around) and would be interested if anyone has experience/opinions on them.

I doubt I'd be prepared to spend more than £10, so the Scythe Himuro is probably out but I listed it as it's about half the price of the Quiet Drive, so I'm curious to know if it's any good.

Akasa AK-HD-03BK £6.23 - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/akasa-ak ... conversion

Sharkoon Vibe Fixer III £6.59 - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/sharkoon ... (ide-sata)

Scythe Hard Disk Stabiliser II £7.43 - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/scythe-h ... -benefits)

Coolermaster CoolDrive Lite (with fan disabled) £8.34 - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/coolerma ... oler-black

Sharkoon Vibe-Fixer Pro £10.06 - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/sharkoon ... 35-525-bay

Scythe Himuro £18.71 - http://www.scan.co.uk/products/scythe-h ... its-in-525
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