StarTech.com USB 3.0 / eSATA Dual-Bay Trayless 3.5″ SATA III Hard Drive Enclosure with UASP – 2-Bay SATA 6 Gbps Hot-Swap HDD Enclosure – Connect two hot-swappable 3.5″ SATA III hard drives to your computer externally through USB 3.0 with UASP or eSATA – external 2-bay Hard Drive Enclosure – Trayless RAID Enclosure – UASP Drive Enclosure – eSATA Hard Drive – USB 3.0 Hard Drive – HDD W/ UASP FOR 3.5IN SATA HARD DRIVES
The S352BU33RER 2-Bay RAID enclosure lets you build anexternal RAID array with two 3.5″ SATA hard drives, andconnectto your computer throughUSB 3.0 or eSATA.
For fast performance and efficient data transfers, the enclosure supports SATA III transfer speeds — up to 6 Gbpswhen connected through eSATA. The versatile RAID enclosure can also be connected through USB 3.0, with support for UASP, performing up to 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0 when paired with a UASP-enabled host controller. See our UASP testing results below for further details.
Theexternal RAID enclosurefeatures a hardware RAID controller, supporting JBOD, Spanning, RAID 0, and RAID 1 — to achieve greater drive capacity, or secure data redundancy. The RAID controller is also front mounted for ease ofaccess when changing your RAID mode.
For fast and easy drive installation and removal, the dual drive enclosure features a convenient trayless system that eliminates having to mount and fasten your drives, saving time and hassle.
To ensure compatibility with your computer system, theS352BU33RER 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™.
The S352BU33RER is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
Improved Performance with UASP
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.
- Supports SATA III (6 Gbps) and UASP (5 Gbps) for optimal performance
- Hardware RAID with support for RAID0 / RAID1 / BIG / JBOD
- Trayless removable HDD slots with drive locks
- Compatible with SATA revision I/II/III (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gbps) drives
- Compatible with USB 3.0/2.0/1.1 (5 Gbps / 480 Mbps / 1.5 Mbps)
- Front-mounted RAID controller
- USB 3.0 and eSATA cables included