What is an eSATA port? Tags: Storage Last response: December 17, 2012 11:24 AM in Storage Share thefezmaster December 16, 2012 10:36:38 AM What is an eSATA port and what does it do? More about : esata port noidea_77 a b G Storage December 16, 2012 10:40:28 AM You can connect an external HDD enclosure to it. Msot of them have usb ports, but some have eSATA ports. eSATA is faster then usb2.0. thefezmaster December 16, 2012 10:45:45 AM noidea_77 said:You can connect an external HDD enclosure to it. Msot of them have usb ports, but some have eSATA ports. eSATA is faster then usb2.0. Ah thought so, just thought i would check, you dont have any idea what an IEEE 1394a port is do you? Related resources SATA to eSATA Quad Port Adapter - Forum ESATA port maxing out a 8MB/sec? - Forum Esata Port Multiplier? - Forum Connect a SATA disk to a eSATA port - Forum ESATA port - 6 gbps or 3 gbps? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer noidea_77 a b G Storage December 16, 2012 11:03:16 AM Google is your friend! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_1394 Hawkeye22 a c 284 G Storage December 17, 2012 11:24:41 AM 1394a is firewire, another external device connection. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSwitch SSD to an onboard-devices eSata port just to use AHCI? ForumAdapter for USB external hard drive to eSata port on computer ForumEsata /usb port - clarification, is it same as esatap? ForumExternal eSATA port multiplier for non-multiplier-compliant SATA port ForumInstall esata port to usb2 port ForumHow can I enable hotplug for Marvel back e-SATA port in ASUS P8P67 LE ForumHHD plug into eSATA port seemed in device manager but not in computer? ForumConnect new SATA drive via external eSATA port ForumSpeed slow eSATA port ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumVelocity External HDD converter: disc suddenly does not spin up at all ForumBroken USB port ForumUSB 3 my pass port ForumHaving bad sectors, I really need the drive, what to do? ForumWhat can cause the RAID0 failure? What can be done? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !