® SATA to USB Cable w/ UASP - USB 3.0 - 2.5" SSD or HDD

SATA to USB Cable – USB 3.0 to 2.5” SATA III Hard Drive Adapter – External Converter for SSD/HDD Data Transfer (USB3S2SAT3CB)

  • Access a SATA SSD or HDD from your laptop with this SATA to USB cable
  • Experience 70% faster read speed and 40% fast write speeds with UASP support
  • Connect to external drives anywhere with this SATA to USB adapter — no power adapter required
  • Save setup time with plug-and-play installation
  • Supports USB 3.0 data transfer speeds of 5Gbps and is backward compatible with USB 2.0


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This SATA to USB cable is an external drive adapter that gives you quick and easy access to a SATA drive through the USB-A port on a laptop. 

Upgrade the Drive on Your Laptop 

This SATA solid-state (SSD) or hard drive (HDD) adapter lets you upgrade to an external 2.5″ SATA SSD or HDD.   

The cable lets you:  

  • Add drive space  
  • Perform backups  
  • Create disk images 
  • Implement data recovery 
  • Transfer content between the drive and the laptop 

Faster Transfer Speeds with UASP 

The cable supports USB 3.0 data transfer speeds of 5Gbps. But, you can experience transfer speeds up to 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0, when connected to a computer that also supports UASP. With UASP you can utilize the full potential of a SATA III SSD or HDD. UASP is supported in Windows® 8, Mac OS X (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. 

UASP Speed Diagram

At the same peak in testing, UASP also shows an 80% reduction in required processor resources. 

UASP Speed Diagram

Connect from Anywhere 

The SATA to USB cable is a portable solution that tucks away nicely in a laptop bag — no external power is required. The cable lets you easily swap between drives with no need to install the drive inside an enclosure. It’s plug-and-play and doesn’t require drivers. 

USB3S2SAT3CB is backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support. 


Product Specifications

Type Sata to USB 3.0
Length 1.6ft

End A: SATA Data & Power Combo (7+15 pin) Receptacle, SATA Power (15 pin)

End B: USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 Male

Ratings and Standards
  • Cable will work only with 2.5″ SATA drives
    3.5″/5.25″ drives are not supported
  • Max power of the attached drive is 900 mA
  • Currently tested with up to 2TB 5900 RPM hard drives
  • Transfer rate: USB 3.0 – 5 Gbit/s, SATA III (6 Gbps)
  • UASP Support
Color Black
Weight 2.9 oz [82.4 g]
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