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9.2 out of 10

StarTech SAT2510BU32

The SAT2510BU32 2.5-inch SuperSpeed USB 3.0 SATA Hard Drive Encl Read more

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Reviews and Problems with StarTech SAT2510BU32

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Overall 6

Good Performance

Tommy W., Newegg
28 December 2014
  • Summary: This has been used weekly and only paid 16+ dollars on sale.
  • Pros: Model S2510BPU33 same with plastic enclosure Great Performance. A real performer with SS drives
  • Cons: 14 months Failed to be recognized by any USB Port on any computer(tried 3 different ones), Changed drive inside still get "USB Driver error" and activity light on drive goes out, Put drive in another enclosure and diagnosed. Drive appears fine. Put new drive in enclosure same results
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Overall 4

Low speed, device disconnects

John L., Newegg
15 December 2014
  • Summary: Buy a USB3 hard drive dock instead. They're pretty cool, you can take any internal SATA drive and dock it at full USB3 speed. This thing is garbage!
  • Pros: It's small and discreet, the faux leather case is pretty cool
  • Cons: -No padding for the drive itself inside the enclosure -Proprietary (non-standard) USB3 cable -Disconnects from Windows every 20 minutes or so, useless for large transfers -Low speed, when copying from an healthy internal SATA3 7200RPM drive, I get maybe 50-80MB/s; if I put the drive in my USB3 dock, I get >120MB/s
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Overall 10

Slick case

Brandon S., Newegg
10 September 2014
  • Summary: The carrying bag is thin, but should protect against scuffs, and should last a while.
  • Pros: Slim, , single LED (white), nice feel, long flexible USB cord. Hard drive will be snug inside. Case is exactly 1/2" thick. Carrying bag is leather imitation (vinyl). Chrome edges have a nice reflective look.
  • Cons: As said before, zero padding on interior or exterior.
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Overall 10


Aunushan A., Newegg
5 June 2014
  • Pros: Worked right away and no issues. Also just requires one USB whereas my other SSD case required both usb to be plugged!!
  • Cons: none, works great!
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Overall 8

Compromise durability for size...

Michael L., Newegg
8 November 2012