StarTech.com S358BU33ERM StarTech.com USB 3.0 / eSATA 8-Bay Hot-Swap 2.5/3.5” SATA III Hard Drive Enclosure with UASP – 8-Bay SATA 6 Gbps Enclosure for HDD / SSDConnect eight hot-swappable 2.5/3.5" SATA III hard drives to your computer externally through USB 3.0 with UASP or eSATA
The S358BU33ERM 8-bay removable hard drive enclosure lets you access eight individual 2.5" or 3.5" hard drives simultaneously using a single eSATA or USB port.
For fast performance and efficient data transfers when connected through eSATA, the HDD enclosure supports full SATA III transfer speeds -- up to 6 Gbps. For universal compatibility, the enclosure 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. See our UASP testing results below for further details.
The HDD enclosure supports the fastest drive technologies including SATA III 6 Gbps, hybrid drives and solid state drives SSD, helping save you time through optimized performance from your external storage devices.
To help protect your drives the HDD/SSD enclosure has a built-in fan that keeps your drives running at optimal temperatures. Plus, the metal drive trays ensure maximum heat dissipation.
To ensure compatibility with your computer system, the S358BU33ERM 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 S358BU33ERM 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 SATA III file transfer speeds up to 6Gbps using eSATA
- Save time, with file transfers up to 70% faster than traditional USB 3.0 when used with a UASP-supported host
|Number of storage drives supported:||8|
|Supported storage drive types:||HDD,SSD|
|Supported storage drive interfaces:||Serial ATA,Serial ATA,Serial ATA II,Serial ATA III|
|Storage drive size:||2.5/3.5 "|
|USB 3.0 ports quantity:||1|
|eSATA ports quantity:||1|
|Colour of product:||Black|
|Fan diameter:||120 mm|
|Number of fans:||1|
|Chipset:||Jmicron - JMB575M JMS567|
|Data transfer rate:||6 Gbit/s|
|Compatible operating systems:||Windows 8/8.1 32/64bit, 7 32/64bit, Server 2008 32/64, Vista32/64, Server 2003 32/64 XP32/64, 2000,Apple Mavericks 10.9 OSX Mountain Lion 10.8, Lion 10.7, Snow Leopard 10.6Linux,Google Chrome OS|
|Operating temperature T-T:||5 - 55 °C|
|Storage temperature T-T:||-40 - 70 °C|
|Operating relative humidity H-H:||10 - 90 %|
|Package width:||258 mm|
|Package depth:||488 mm|
|Package height:||470 mm|
|Package weight:||8600 g|