StarTech.com USB 3.0 / eSATA Dual Hard Drive Docking Station with UASP for 2.5/3.5in SATA SSD / HDD – SATA 6 Gbps USB 3.0 Dock
Easily connect and swap two 2.5 or 3.5in SATA III drives through eSATA or USB 3.0. The SDOCK2U33EB Dual 2.5/3.5" SATA hard drive docking station lets you dock and swap hard drives from your desktop or laptop computer simultaneously using a single eSATA or USB port.
For fast performance and efficient data transfers when connected through eSATA, the docking station supports full SATA III transfer speeds - up to 6 Gbps. For universal compatibility, the dock can be connected through USB 3.0 with transfer speeds up 5 Gbps plus support for UASP, which supports performance up to 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0 when paired with a UASP-enabled host controller to utilize the full potential of your SATA III hard drives.
The hard drive docking station supports the fastest drive technologies including SATA III (6 Gbps), hybrid drives and solid state drives (SSD), ensuring you can save time by getting the most out of your drive performance.
Extend the value of this hard drive docking station further with the addition of the SATA to IDE Hard Drive Adapter (SAT2IDEADP), allowing easy insertion of any 2.5 or 3.5in. IDE hard drive into a SATA hard drive dock.
To ensure compatibility with your computer system, the SDOCK2U33EB 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.
|Product Description||StarTech.com USB 3.0/eSATA Dual 2.5/3.5" SATA Hard Drive Dock w/ UASP - storage controller - SATA 6Gb/s - eSATA 6Gb/s, USB 3.0|
|Device Type||Storage controller - external|
|Bus Type||eSATA 6Gb/s, USB 3.0|
|Expansion Bays||2 x hot-swap - 2.5" / 3.5" shared|
|Hard Drive Form Factor Compatibility||2.5", 3.5"|
|Data Transfer Rate||6 GBps|
|Supported Devices||Hard drive, solid state drive|
|Max Storage Devices Qty||2|
|Power||AC 120/230 V|
|System Requirements||Linux, Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows XP (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32/64-bits), Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (32/64-bits), Google Chrome OS, Windows 8 (32/64 bits), Windows 8.1 (32/64 bits), Apple MacOS X 10.6 - 10.9|
|Dimensions (WxDxH)||14.8 cm x 13.2 cm x 7 cm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 years warranty|Images