StarTech External USB 3.0 SATA M.2 SSD Enclosure

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StarTech External USB 3.0 SATA M.2 SSD Enclosure (SM2NGFFMBU33) | Turn your SATA M.2 solid state drive into a portable, high speed USB 3.0 drive | UASP-supported USB 3.0 enclosure | 70% faster than USB 3.0 with UASP-enabled computer | Broad compatibility for most common SATA M.2 SSDs (30mm, 42mm, 60mm, 80mm) | Lightweight and Durable Design | 2 Year Warranty
Product Description

Product Description

The SM2NGFFMBU33 external USB 3.0 to M.2 (NGFF) enclosure turns your SATA M.2 solid state drive into a portable, high speed USB 3.0 drive.

Get higher external performance by using an M.2 SSD in place of a platter drive, harnessing the full potential of your USB 3.0 computer system. The enclosure supports UASP, enabling you to achieve transfer speeds up to 70% faster than traditional USB 3.0 when used with a UASP-enabled host computer.

This slim, pocket-sized SSD enclosure has been specifically engineered for mobility. The enclosure features a lightweight yet durable design, which fits easily into your pocket or laptop bag. For further convenience, the enclosure is powered entirely using the USB host bus and requires no external power adapter.

Durable aluminum construction helps to ensure your drive won't be damaged while you're on the move. Plus, to maximize heat dissipation the enclosure features specially engineered ventilation holes which help maintain a cooler operating environment for optimal performance and a longer life span for your drive.

For wide compatibility with all of the common M.2 solid state drives, the enclosure can mount multiple drive heights including: 2242, 2260, and 2280.

The M.2 enclosure 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.

Specifications

Additional Information

Product SKU STC00079
Model SM2NGFFMBU33
Condition New
Features

Technical Specifications

WARRANTY INFORMATION
Warranty 2 Years
HARDWARE
Bus Type USB 3.0
Chipset ID ASMedia - ASM1153E
Compatible Drive Types M.2 (SATA, B-Key, NGFF)
M.2 SATA (NGFF, B+M-Key)
Drive Installation Fixed
Interface USB 3.0
Number of Drives 1
PERFORMANCE
4Kn Support Yes
General Specifications Not compatible with M.2 NVMe or AHCI PCI-Express SSDs
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 5 Gbps
TRIM Support No
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
SATA III (6 Gbps)
UASP Support Yes
CONNECTOR(S)
Drive Connectors 1 - M.2 (SATA, B-Key, NGFF) Receptacle
Host Connectors 1 - USB 3.0 Micro-B (10 pin, SuperSpeed) Female
SOFTWARE
OS Compatibility OS independent; No software or drivers required
SPECIAL NOTES / REQUIREMENTS
Note Windows 7 and earlier Windows versions do not support TRIM with USB to SATA devices.
POWER
Power Source USB-Powered
ENVIRONMENTAL
Humidity 5% to 95% RH
Operating Temperature 0°C to 50°C (32°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature -10°C to 85°C (14°F to 185°F)
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Color Black
Enclosure Type Aluminum
Product Height 0.6 in [1.5 cm]
Product Length 3.9 in [10 cm]
Product Width 1.4 in [35 mm]
Weight of Product 1.8 oz [50 g]
PACKAGING INFORMATION
Package Height 1.2 in [31 mm]
Package Length 5.2 in [13.1 cm]
Package Width 6.4 in [16.3 cm]
Shipping (Package) Weight 4.4 oz [125 g]
WHAT'S IN THE BOX
Included in Package 1 - USB 3.0 to M.2 NGFF SSD Enclosure
1 - USB 3.0 Cable
1 - SSD screw kit
1 - Mini screw driver
1 - Instruction manual
Warranty 2 Year Warranty