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  • Connects a 3.5” SATA hard drive through an available USB port
  • Tested with drives of up to 4TB capacity and supports 4Kn drives
  • Supports SATA I/II/III
  • Plug-and-Play and Hot-Swap compatible
  • Compact and portable
  • HDD enclosure increases the data storage and backup capabilities of your computer
  • USB 3.0 with UASP for faster performance
  • High quality aluminum with silver finish
  • Includes USB Type-A cable
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The S3510SMU33 USB 3.0 hard drive enclosure enables you to connect a 3.5 in SATA hard drive through an available USB port.



With support for UASP, the enclosure performs 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 offers a versatile solution for increasing the storage/backup capabilities of your computer, with support for SATA I/II/III hard drives at capacities of up to 4TB. Plus, the enclosure features high-quality aluminum construction and a stylish silver design that looks great in any application.



To ensure compatibility with your computer system, the S3510SMU33 supports all of the leading operating systems, including: Windows, OSX, Linux and Google Chrome.



The S3510SMU33 USB 3.0 HDD enclosure is backed by a 2-year StarTech.com 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.

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StarTech.com Hard Drive Enclosure for 3.5in SATA Drives - USB 3.0
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StarTech.com Hard Drive Enclosure for 3.5in SATA Drives - USB 3.0 is rated3.83 out of5 by6.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great enclosure but ejection problemOld computer motherboard died and removed hard drive and enclosed in this. 500GB successfully saved. But blue light is always blinking even with everything closed and attempt to eject results in "Problem Ejecting USB Attached SCSI USB Mass Storage Device. Device is currently in use." But I see nothing using it.
Date published: 2020-08-13T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great deviceI was able to put one of the new 12 TB disks in this enclosure and create backups of some file shares.Great product!
Date published: 2018-02-28T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent ProductI acquired the StarTech.com Hard Drive Enclosure for 3.5in SATA Drives - USB 3.0 after purchasing and installing a new 256 GB Intel Flash Drive to replace my SATA drive. The StarTech enclosure product was very easy to install my 500 GB SATA hard drive and it works great. I highly recommend this product to anybody to who wants to get additional use from their SATA drive.
Date published: 2018-03-28T00:00:00-04:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is awesome!This product is awesome! I would recomment the enclosure to all my friends! A great toolkit for any IT professionals!
Date published: 2014-01-15T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HeavyIt is very heavy and big, needs 2 cables to connect to a computer (one power cable and one data cable)
Date published: 2018-11-15T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No support for linux usersThere is no support for Linux users although the description states "3510SMU33 supports all of the leading operating systems, including: Windows, OSX, Linux and Google Chrome". The manual also complete dismisses Linux...
Date published: 2019-09-20T00:00:00-04:00