StarTech 3.5in Silver USB 3.0 External SATA III Hard Drive Enclosure

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StarTech 3.5" USB 3.0 SATA III External Hard Drive Enclosure with UASP

The StarTech 3.5" USB 3.0 SATA III External Hard Drive Enclosure with UASP allows you to connect a 3.5" SATA III hard drive to your computer through an available USB port. With USB 3.0 connectivity, this enclosure delivers optimal performance and is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0/1.1 host connections.

Enhanced Performance with UASP

Enhanced with USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP), this 3.5" SATA III enclosure performs up to 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0 when paired with a UASP-enabled host controller. UASP reduces latency and significantly increases transfer speeds while reducing processor usage to utilize the full potential of the SATA III hard drives.

Supports SATA I/II/III and Large Capacity Drives

With support for SATA I/II/III and large capacity drives (tested up to 4TB), this HDD enclosure is compatible with virtually any 3.5" SATA hard drive and can greatly increase the storage and backup capabilities of your computer.

Durable Aluminum Construction

The 3.5" USB 3.0/SATA III enclosure features high-quality aluminum construction, ensuring durability.

UASP Supported in Windows, Mac and Linux

UASP is supported in Windows 8, Mac OS X (10.8 or above), and Linux. Moreover, UASP delivers 70% faster read speed and 40% faster write speed over traditional USB 3.0 at peak performance.


  • Compliant with USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP) transport specifications
  • Lightweight and durable aluminum enclosure
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compliant host interface supporting data transfer rates up to 5 Gb/s
  • High-speed USB 2.0 compliant host interface with transfer rates up to 480 Mb/s
  • LED indicator for power and activity
  • Compatible with SATA revision I/II/III (1.5/3.0/6.0 Gb/s) drives
  • Plug-and-play and hot-swap compatible
  • Vented drive tray


  • Take advantage of laptops and desktops with USB 3.0 (UASP) connectivity
  • Turn a high-capacity SATA hard drive into a portable external storage solution
  • Create a fast, portable external storage solution for desktops, laptops, or netbooks
  • Upgrade the USB 2.0 drive enclosure to the SuperSpeed USB 3.0
  • Add extra storage to almost any USB-enabled computer system
  • Back up important data to an external storage device
  • Share large files between computers quickly and securely without a network
  • Retrieve data from an old SATA drive, or turn the unused drive into an additional external storage device
Product Specs
Box Contents
  • StarTech 3.5" USB 3.0 SATA III External Hard Drive Enclosure with UASP (Silver)
  • Screw Kit
  • Universal Power Adapter
  • USB 3.0 Cable
  • HDD Stand
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.8 x 5.3 x 4.1"
Connections1 x USB Type-B (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
Material of ConstructionAluminum, Plastic
UASP SupportYes
Storage Temperature14 to 149F -10 to 65C
Operating Humidity10 to 90%
OS CompatibilityWindowsmacOSLinux
WarrantyLimited 2-Year Warranty


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