StarTech 4-Bay SATA -to- eSATA+USB3 S3540BU33E Case for 4x SATA HD; non-RAID with UASP
USB 3.0 / eSATA 4-Bay 3.5in SATA III Hard Drive Enclosure w/ built-in HDD Fan & UASP S3540BU33E
Overview Add four 3.5" SATA III hard drives to your computer externally through USB 3.0 with UASP or eSATA
Supports SATA III (6 Gbps) and UASP (5 Gbps) for optimal performance
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)
USB 3.0 and eSATA cables included
Four 3.5" drive bays
Built-in cooling fan
Description The S3540BU33E 4-Bay HDD enclosure lets you install four 3.5" SATA hard drives into an external enclosure, and connect to your computer through USB 3.0 or eSATA. For fast performance and efficient data transfers, the enclosure supports SATA III transfer speeds -- up to 6 Gbps when connected through eSATA. The versatile 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. To ensure compatibility with your computer system, the S3540BU33E 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 S3540BU33E 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.
The StarTech.com Advantage
Versatile connectivity options, through either USB or eSATA
Maximize performance, with file transfer speeds up to 6Gbps using eSATA
Keep your drives running cooler, with a built-in fan
Use external hard drives for high-performance applications such video editing or photography
Create an external backup of important data
Build an external software RAID array
Expand the storage capacity of your desktop or laptop computer, through an external eSATA connection