URGENT! Good external drive setup?

Western Digital Caviar Green WD20EARS 2TB 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136514

and

Rosewill RX35-AT-SU3 BLK Full Aluminum Cover, Metal Tray 3.5" Black USB 3.0 External Enclosure
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16817182223

so will i get a "bottleneck" cuz the enclosure is usb 3.0 output (which is a must), and the drive (im pretty sure, although not specified) is 5400rpm? comments suggestions? (shellshocker deal, fast responses appreciated!!!)

thanks

jonnyshatter
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  1. As long as you stay away from playing games or running large programs from the drive, it should do just fine for you. You will only notice a speed difference from the RPM if you do extensive high computing actions involving the external.
  2. Why are you going external - no internal bays?

    Do you have a usb 3.0 port on your PC

    I doubt this will be a speed demon, but OK for backups, word documents, small pictures, and the like.
  3. i have internal bays... OP said external drive. And of course i have usb 3. and this would be a backupdrive, for movies, game ISO's, and programs- none of which would be directly ran from the drive, except maybe movies... just moved over and ran when needed.
  4. Just popped over to newegg- reviews seem decent, apparently this does the 4K sector thing so make sure you're aware of that. Otherwise, sounds like a decent deal.
  5. 4K sector thing???
  6. ok. thanks... i have x64 win7 so should be fine.
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