Would like suggestions for enclosure or docking station for my new WD Red

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  1. conceptualclarity

    conceptualclarity MDL Novice

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    #1 conceptualclarity, Jan 9, 2015
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    I'm not yet eligible to post links. My WD Red is WD Red 3 TB NAS Hard Drive for 1-5 Bay NAS Environments - 24/7 Reliability - 3.5" - Sata 6 Gb/s, Intellipower, 64MB Cache, 3 Year Warranty - WD30EFRX
    Item#: TSD-3000EFRX | Model#: WD30EFRX


    I just want something that will do the job and not lend itself to overheating.





    My prospective system (by AllPCZone):
    Intel Core i7 Processor i7-3770K 3.5GHz 8MB QUAD CORE
    INTEL COPPER HEAVY DUTY LGA 1150/1155/2011 COOLING FAN
    OCZ/ARCTIC Ultra 5+ Silver Thermal Compound
    PROFESSIONAL WIRING W/ROUND CABLES
    Asus P8B75-V LGA1155/ Intel B75/ SATA3&USB3.0 ATX Motherboard
    16GB (4 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3 1600MHz (PC3 12800) Dual / Quad Channel (HIGH PERFORMANCE)
    2x - COOLMAX MEMORY HEAT SPREADERS
    HARD DRIVE SEAGATE / WD 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB CACHE SATA 6.0Gb/s
    HARD DRIVE 2 SEAGATE / WD 1TB 7200 RPM 64MB CACHE SATA 6.0Gb/s
    24X DUAL LAYER DVD-RW
    INTEL HD 3000 1GB HDMI/DVI/VGA 1080p PCI-EXPRESS VIDEO (ONBOARD)
    REALTEK 8-CHANNEL DIGITAL SOUND ONBOARD
    REALTEK 10/100/1000 Gigabit Network Card (onboard)
    HEC Blitz Black Steel Edition ATX Mid Tower Case
    2x OKIA 80MM CASE COOLER
    SEASONIC 620 WATT ULTRA HIGH PERFORMANCE POWER SUPPLY
    Logitech Wired USB Keyboard
    Logitech Wired USB Black 3 Buttons Optical Mouse
    i-Micro 2.0 Channel Multimedia Speakers
    OS: Windows 7 Professional




     
  2. redroad

    redroad MDL Guru

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    are you looking for a single drive enclosure or something for future expansion like a 4 bay nas box ?