PCPer v4.0 Giveaway: Thermaltake Max 5G USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure

Subject: General Tech, Storage | April 22, 2011 - 12:24 PM |
Tagged: thermaltake, hdd, giveaway, contest

As you can no doubt tell, PC Perspective got a HUGE and much needed facelift last weekend to what we are internally calling "PC Perspective v4.0".  I know there are still some kinks to work out and we are actively addressing any feedback from our readers in this comment thread.  

But we want to celebrate the launch of the new site in style!!  Some of our site sponsors have very generously offered up some prizes for us to give out throughout the coming days...

The fifth set of prizes is a pair of Thermaltake Max 5G USB 3.0 external hard drive enclosures!

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It has lights, it has fans AND it runs at USB 3.0 speeds.  What do you have to do to win this wonderful piece of hardware?

Couldn't be easier: post a comment in this post thanking Thermaltake for its sponsorship of PC Perspective as well as your plans for using such a cool USB 3.0 external drive dock.  What other features would you like to see on external enclosures like this? 

You should probably have a registered account or at least be sure you include your email address in the appropriate field so we can contact you!

We will pick the winners tomorrow and move on to the next hardware that finds its way to PC Perspective offices.  Good luck and thanks for reading!!

Source: Thermaltake
April 23, 2011 | 07:21 AM - Posted by Monte (not verified)

Thanks again thermaltake!

April 23, 2011 | 09:26 AM - Posted by joshdude

Thank you Thermal Take. Would love to see more multi-drive enclosures with 2.5in drive accommodation. Keep up the great work Pcper and ThermalTake

April 23, 2011 | 09:39 AM - Posted by elgrandeburro

Thanks Thermaltake for sponsoring PC Perspective.

Plan on using the enclosure to house a backup drive

Would dig seeing an external display of drive stats.

April 23, 2011 | 10:28 AM - Posted by jgstew

Thanks Thermaltake for sponsoring PC Per. I'd love to see eSATA + USB 3.0

April 23, 2011 | 10:33 AM - Posted by ana3mic (not verified)

Nice, I would love one of these!

April 23, 2011 | 11:43 AM - Posted by Sylak

Nice enclosure, the fans will should fit my antec 902 :-)
thank for all these good article PC perspective

April 23, 2011 | 11:56 AM - Posted by Karthik Krishnan (not verified)

Thermaltake,

Once again, you have proven that you are the company that gives back to the community that reveres you so. Well done and Congratulations!

Oh, and thank you for partnering with PC Perspective and giving us readers an opportunity to join in a contest like this.

If I was to obtain an enclosure like that, I will definitely use it for my daily backups. Currently, my external backups are done via USB 2.0, and as you can imagine it seriously slows down the pc. However, with a USB 3.0 enabled enclosure, lets just say I'll be able to minimize the time taken for backups and be able to use my PC with minimum distractions :)

As for what other features I'd like to add, you can't quite fix perfection, but if I was really finicky, I'd like a small wedge lever I can pull which pushes a small flap that will push out dust particles that are bound to get sucked between the fan grill :))

April 23, 2011 | 12:23 PM - Posted by tellis006

Thank you so much thermaltake for your committed sponsorship of pcper the place where anyone who cares and knows about pc's go. I love thermaltake and have several components from them. So again thank you Thomas E....

April 23, 2011 | 02:01 PM - Posted by johndoe

TU TT for the TTM5G!

April 23, 2011 | 02:23 PM - Posted by Deepak (not verified)

Thanks Thermaltake and PC Perspective for hosting this great contest. I think its a brilliant product and a must-have !

April 23, 2011 | 02:28 PM - Posted by b00k

A big thank you to Thermaltake for sponsoring PC Perspective. I would use it to store all my important files, data, music, videos, etc. LED display showing drive capacity would be nice.

April 23, 2011 | 02:28 PM - Posted by b00k

A big thank you to Thermaltake for sponsoring PC Perspective. I would use it to store all my important files, data, music, videos, etc. LED display showing drive capacity would be nice.

April 23, 2011 | 03:13 PM - Posted by sh4un

It would replace my blacX duet, which is only usb2.0
I would still use the toaster, just not as much.
Tt products have served me well. case psu docks, etc...

Thanks Thermaltake.

April 23, 2011 | 03:15 PM - Posted by DashTrash (not verified)

Thanks Thermaltake for supporting PCPER. I love the PCPER podcast. Josh always finds a way to crack me up! I would use this to move large tv shows from my htpc to my editing machine. USB 3.0 would be much faster than my wireless network. How about a docking system so the unit can be plugged into multiple machine by only moving the case? USB 3.0 is the most important, though...

April 23, 2011 | 03:48 PM - Posted by sidology

Thank you Thermaltake for the awesome sponsorship!, i would definitely love this to cool my 1TB drive as it runs a little hot, would also love the USB 3.0 speed boost =)

April 23, 2011 | 03:58 PM - Posted by soddarkangel (not verified)

Woot more sponsers rocking the house.

April 23, 2011 | 06:16 PM - Posted by Novelh

Thanks Thermaltake. Could always use one of those

April 23, 2011 | 07:17 PM - Posted by Gemtruk

Thanks Thermaltake for your sponsorship of PC Perspective. Still don't have USB 3 yet!

April 23, 2011 | 07:33 PM - Posted by Professor Pinky

Awesome giveaways!
Wish I would have paid attention sooner.

April 23, 2011 | 10:01 PM - Posted by Devil 2 U

Cool.
Thanks Theermaltake for sponsoring PC Per! I have a bunch of bare HDs on my desk that this enclosure could make use of.

April 23, 2011 | 10:25 PM - Posted by ywsmlc (not verified)

This will be great for transferring movies.

April 24, 2011 | 05:05 AM - Posted by jtiger102

Thanks to Thermaltake for being a sponsor of PC Per.

I would use this for a backup drive. I know it's kind of lame, but the speed is so enticing.

April 24, 2011 | 05:50 AM - Posted by dusts (not verified)

Pretty looking case.

April 24, 2011 | 06:04 AM - Posted by amdcrankitup

Thanks Thermaltake for its sponsorship of PC Perspective for this nice giveaway! Im doing a new buld and the Thermaltake Max 5G USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure would be a great addition to my build! Always need some extra storage and my new motherboard is USB 3.0 compatable so I would be thrilles to have a chance to win this! Thanks Thermaltake and PC Perspective!

April 24, 2011 | 06:14 AM - Posted by cyow

Thank you Thermaltake for being a great sponsor to the best hardware review site on the web.

April 24, 2011 | 08:04 AM - Posted by James86

A big thanks to Thermaltake for sponsoring the giveaway and I would finally use some of my old HD's I have in my closet

April 24, 2011 | 10:07 AM - Posted by lshulk

Way to go Thermaltake! Hope I'm not too late!

April 24, 2011 | 12:09 PM - Posted by jmacguire

Thermaltake,

it is great to see you sponsoring giveaways so the your product's rep can spread through experienced word of mouth rather than paper ads!

April 24, 2011 | 06:24 PM - Posted by Turbo Mach 5

Awesome Thermaltake! Thanks for sponsoring this giveaway! I'd use the enclosure to help me backup my data easier!

April 24, 2011 | 06:27 PM - Posted by COMCAM

Damn! USB 3.0 with fans - I super like it

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