StarTech.com eSATA / USB 3.0 Hard Drive Duplicator Dock â€“ Standalone HDD Cloner with SATA 6Gbps for fast-speed duplication
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The SDOCK2U33RE Dual 2.5/3.5" SATA HDD/SSD duplicator dockÂ lets you duplicate/clone an existing hard drive without the use of a host computer system --Â orÂ dock and swap drives from your desktop or laptop computerÂ simultaneously, using aÂ single USB or eSATA port.
The SDOCK2U33RE offers convenient dual-function performance.Â As a hard drive duplicator, the SDOCK2U33RE lets youÂ create an exactÂ sector-by-sector clone from one hard drive to another, including partitions andÂ boot sector informationÂ -- ensuring data integrity and consistency for sensitive operations, such as data recovery. As an external hard drive dock the SDOCK2U33RE letsÂ youÂ connect your drives through eitherÂ eSATA or USB, with eachÂ driveÂ slot individuallyÂ supportingÂ high capacity 2.5/3.5"Â hard drives or solid state drives,Â tested up to 4 TB.
With support for SATA III (6 Gbps) you can maximizeÂ efficiency with duplication speedsÂ up to 22 GB per minute, and eSATA docking speeds up to 6 Gbps. The DockÂ can also be connected through USB 3.0 with UASP for transfer speeds up 5 Gbps (70% faster than conventional USB 3.0). See our UASP testing results below for further details.
With push button operation and plug-and play installation, the duplicator dock has been specially designed forÂ hassle-free operation. Â The SDOCK2U33RE lets youÂ quicklyÂ dock your hard drives orÂ startÂ duplicating hard drives with the push ofÂ a button.Â Plus, the built-in LED progress bar saves you time by letting you easily monitor the entire duplication process, so you'll Â know exactly when it's time to start your next operation.
For added compatibility with different drive typesÂ inÂ duplication and dockingÂ applications, the SDOCK2U33RE supports the use of various drive adapters. The below list of StarTech.com adapters have been specifically tested, to ensure compatibility with this drive duplicator:
SAT2IDEADP" text="2.5/3.5in IDE drives - SAT2IDEADP
SAT2MSAT25" text="mSATA drives - SAT2MSAT25
SAT32M225" text="M.2 (NGFF) drivesÂ - SAT32M225
SDOCK2U33RE isÂ 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
- Create exact duplicates of your hard drives without having to connect to a computer
- Maximize performance, with file transfer speeds up to 6Gbps using eSATA or 5 Gbps using USB 3.0 with UASP
- Versatile connectivity options, through either USB or eSATA