Very Fast USB 3.0 SATA HDD Docking Station -usb 3 docking station New Design Works with Windows VISTA and all Versions of Windows 7.
True USB 3.0 Speed Device, Real life results on a single platter seageat 500gb 16mb sata II drive connected to our usb 3.0 host card on a quad CPU windows 7 computer It took 30gb worth of video files only 6.23 minutes to transfer. With an average transfer speed of 87mb/s (vs usb 2.0 only 24MB/s). Same Computer using USB 2.0 Drive Dock took over 16 minutes to complete the same 30GB transfer.
So you decide if USB 3.0 offers enough of a speed increase to justify a $30 host controller and a new sata drive adapter.
Data transfer rate USB3.0 to SATA 5Gbps (theoretical speed)
Suitability 2.5", 3.5" Serial SATA HDD
Hardware requirement a PC, Notebook with free USB3.0 interface
Power 12V/4A Adapter
Operation system Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
Easy to install and remove the hard disk drive
Support USB3.0 to Serial ATA interface,transfer rate up to 5.0Gbps
Suitable for 2.5"&3.5"Serial ATA HDD
One touch backup function
12V/4A Power Supply
3ft. USB 3.0 Super Speed Cable Supplied, This item also works with USB 2.0 Cables (at slower speed)
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Usb 3 hard drive dock station, External USB SATA Drive Dock - Hot swap internal SATA hard drives with this simple USB dock. ... Make use of your spare SATA hard drives