StarTech.com S3540BU33E StarTech.com USB 3.0 / eSATA 4-Bay 3.5in SATA III Hard Drive Enclosure w/ built-in HDD Fan & UASP – SATA 6GbpsAdd four 3.5" SATA III hard drives to your computer externally through USB 3.0 with UASP or eSATA
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
|Number of hard drives supported:||4|
|Supported hard disk drive interfaces:||Serial ATA, Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III|
|Hard drive size:||3.5 "|
|USB 3.0 ports quantity:||1|
|eSATA ports quantity:||1|
|Colour of product:||Black|
|LED indicators:||Activity, Power|
|Fan diameter:||80 mm|
|Number of fans:||1|
|External power adapter:||Y|
|Chipset:||JMicron JMS567 JMB575|
|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 10.6, Linux, Google Chrome OS|
|Operating temperature T-T:||5 - 35 °C|
|Storage temperature T-T:||-20 - 50 °C|
|Operating relative humidity H-H:||20 - 80 %|
|Cables included:||eSATA, USB|