Turn your solid state drive into an ultra-portable pocket drive. 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.
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.
|Product Description ||StarTech.com M.2 SSD Aluminum Enclosure to USB 3.0 (5Gbps) with UASP - M.2 NGFF SATA with B Key & B+M Key - External M.2 Portable Enclosure (SM2NGFFMBU33) - storage enclosure - SATA 6Gb/s - USB 3.0|
|Manufacturer Warranty ||2-year warranty|
|Dimensions (WxDxH) ||3.5 cm x 10 cm x 1.5 cm|
|Weight ||68 g|
|Device Type ||Storage enclosure - external|
|Data Transfer Rate ||600 MBps|
|Max Storage Devices Qty ||1|
|Product Material ||Aluminium|
|Supported Devices ||Solid state drive|
|Expansion Bays ||1 x internal - M.2|
|Interface ||SATA 6Gb/s|
|Hard Drive Form Factor Compatibility ||M.2|
|Bus Type ||USB 3.0|
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|Dimensions & Weight|
|Width || 3.5 cm|
|Depth || 10 cm|
|Height || 1.5 cm|
|Weight || 68 g|
|Min Operating Temperature || 0 °C|
|Max Operating Temperature || 50 °C|
|Expansion / Connectivity|
|Bays || 1 x internal - M.2|
|Interfaces || 1 x SATA 3Gb/s - SATA combo|
|Connections || 1 x USB 3.0 - 9 pin USB Type B|
|Device Type || Storage enclosure - external|
|Hard Drive Form Factor Compatibility || M.2|
|Host Bus || USB 3.0|
|Product Material || Aluminium|
|Colour || Black|
|Included Accessories || Screwdriver, screws|
|Cables Included || 1 x USB cable - external|
|Features || USB powered|
|Compliant Standards || FCC, RoHS|
|Interface || SATA 6Gb/s|
|Data Transfer Rate || 600 MBps|
|Supported Devices || Solid state drive|
|Max Storage Devices Qty || 1|
|Processor || ASMedia ASM1153|
|Service & Support || Limited warranty - 2 years|