StarTech.com 2.5in Aluminum USB 3.0 External SATA III SSD Hard Drive Enclosure with UASP for SATA 6 Gbps - Portable External HDD Item # 338312
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Turn a 2.5" SATA Hard Drive or Solid State Drive into a UASP supported USB 3.0 External Hard Drive. The S2510BMU33 USB 3.0 Hard Drive Enclosure with UASP lets you connect a 2.5in SATA III hard drive (HDD) or solid state drive (SSD) through an available USB port. The enclosure delivers optimal performance with a USB 3.0 connection, but is backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1 host connections as well.Enhanced with UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol), this 2.5" SATA III enclosure performs up to 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0 when paired with a UASP-enabled host controller. Using a more efficient protocol than the traditional USB BOT (Bulk-Only Transport), UASP reduces latency, significantly increasing transfer speeds and reducing processor usage to utilize the full potential of your SATA III hard drives.With support for SATA I/II/III, and large capacity drives (tested up to 1TB) this HDD enclosure is compatible with virtually any 2.5in SATA hard drive, and greatly increase the storage/backup capabilities of your computer.The USB 3.0/SATA III enclosure requires no external power adapter and features high quality aluminum construction, ensuring both portability and durability when carried as a laptop accessory.To ensure compatibility with your computer system, the S2510BMU33 supports all of the leading operating systems, including: Microsoft Windows (8/7/Vista/XP/Server 2008/Server 2003), Apple OSX (10.9/10.8/10.7/10.6), Linux, and Google Chrome OS.UASP is supported in Windows 8, Mac OSX (10.8 or above), and Linux. In testing UASP performs with a 70% faster read speed and 40% faster write speed over traditional USB 3.0 at peak performance.At the same peak in testing UASP also shows an 80% reduction in required processor resources.Testing results were obtained using an Intel Ivy Bridge system, a UASP enabled StarTech.com enclosure, and a SATA III solid state drive.
|Hard Drive Maximum Height||0.37 in.|
|Number of 2.5" Bays||1|
|Number of 5.25" Bays||No|
|Certifications & Standards||CE; FCC|
|Number of 1.8" Bays||No|
|package contents||2.5" USB 3.0 SATA III HDD Enclosure; 1 x Screw Kit; 1 x USB 3.0 Cable; 1 x Product Manual|
|Product Name||2.5" USB 3.0 SATA III HDD Enclosure|
|Host Interface||USB 3.0|
|Number of 3.5" Bays||No|
|Compatibility||Max Drive Height: 0.4 in [9.5 mm]|
|Drive Interface||Serial ATA/150; Serial ATA/300; Serial ATA/600|
|Number of Total Expansion Bays||1|
|Platform Supported||PC; Mac|
|Number of 2.5"/3.5" Bays||No|
|warranty length||2-year limited|
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SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
SuperSpeed USB delivers effortless audio/video streaming, music and photos to your home, office, car, and anywhere in between. SuperSpeed USB transfers data up to 5Gbps, up to 10X faster than Hi-Speed USB. SuperSpeed USB works with all USB products. It’s backward compatible with USB 2.0.
USB 3.1 SpecificationThe USB 3.1 specification includes definitions for both 5Gbps (Gen 1) and 10Gbps (Gen 2) data rates:
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Note: The terms USB 3.1 Gen 1 and USB 3.0 are synonymous
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