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|03-20-2008, 02:09 AM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2005
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VOX V1 750GB External Hard Drive
External hard drive enclosures are a dime a dozen... kind of. VOX's solution delivers similar features as the others, such as USB 2.0 and FireWire connections, along with some backup software. In the end though, what should be a killer offering proved to be a very mediocre one.
You can read Greg's full review here and discuss it here!
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|03-20-2008, 02:03 PM||#2|
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Price and build quality are extremely important for a external drive (I have my own software I'm used to) and it seems that this unit falls a little short.
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|03-20-2008, 09:58 PM||#3|
I just kinda show up...
Join Date: Jul 2005
Price is a huge concern of mine and unless you get the thing at Buy.com, your going to essentially be paying more money for less quality.
I kind of feel bad for Vox actually. Well, I want to feel bad for them, I really don't feel all that bad at all. They are undoubtedly getting their gear from somewhere in china and being a newer company, they are starting cheap. This ends up hurting them because the first impression people get of them is the V1... a shoddy enclosure with a very good drive inside.
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|08-25-2008, 10:39 AM||#4|
Beware the promise of VOX rebates
Do a web search on VOX rebates before making any purchasing decisions on "after rebate" pricing.
_If_ you ever see a rebate check, there's a good chance it will bounce. (See the slickdeals forums for discussions on VOX)
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