This USB 3.0 to SATA adapter cable lets you connect a 2.5″ SATA hard drive or solid state drive to your computer through an available USB 3.0 port. This adapter/cable supports UASP, allowing for transfer speeds up to 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0 This enables you to utilize the full potential of your SATA III SSD/HDD when paired with a UASP-enabled host controller.
This portable, cable-style adapter makes it easy to swap between hard drives without having to install your drives in an enclosure, and features a light-weight design with no external power required, for easy storage in a laptop bag or carrying case. 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.
Support speed up to 5Gbps
Backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1
Support all 2.5″/ SATA HDD/SDD, BLU-RAY DVD, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, CD-RE, DVD-RW, DVD RW Combo devices
Color: BlackMax Drive Capacity: Currently tested with up to 2TB 5900 RPM hard drives.
Type and Rate: USB 3.0 – 5 Gbps | SATA III (6 Gbps)
UASP Support: Yes
Drive Connectors 1 – SATA Data & Power Combo (7 15 pin) Receptacle
Host Connectors 1 – USB 3.0 A (9 pin; SuperSpeed) Male
Software/OS Compatibility: Windows XP (32/64-bit)/ Server 2003 (32/64-bit)/ Server 2008 R2/ Vista (32/64-bit)/ 7 (32/64-bit)/ 8/8.1 (32/64-bit)
Mac OS X, Linux
Weight: 37g /1.3oz
Package weight: 0.1 kg
1 X USB 3.0 to SATA Converter Adapter