Very Fast USB 3.0 SATA HDD Docking Station -usb 3 docking station New Design Works with Windows VISTA and all Versions of Windows 7.
True USB 3.0 Speed Device, Real life results on a single platter seageat 500gb 16mb sata II drive connected to our usb 3.0 host card on a quad CPU windows 7 computer It took 30gb worth of video files only 6.23 minutes to transfer. With an average transfer speed of 87mb/s (vs usb 2.0 only 24MB/s). Same Computer using USB 2.0 Drive Dock took over 16 minutes to complete the same 30GB transfer.
So you decide if USB 3.0 offers enough of a speed increase to justify a $30 host controller and a new sata drive adapter.
- Interface: USB 3.0
- Data transfer rate USB 3.0 to SATA 5Gbps (theoretical speed)
- Suitability 2.5", 3.5" Serial SATA HDD
- Hardware requirement: a PC, Notebook with free USB 3.0 interface
- Power: 12V/4A Adapter 3ft.
- Material: Plastic
- Operation system: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
- Easy to install and remove the hard disk drive
- One touch backup function
- USB 3.0 Super Speed Cable Supplied
- works with USB 2.0 Cables (at slower speed)