Vantec NexStar 3 Superspeed 2.5'' SATA to USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Enclosure Review

Article Index

The USB port has really evolved over time. It was only about 14 years ago that we were introduced to the first fully functional USB ports. Over time, they have only gotten faster and more convenient. Specifications and power techniques have changed to allow bigger and better devices to be used with the USB port. I mean heck, you can charge your phone on a USB port now. It only seems to be getting better and better.

 

Portable storage seems to be all of the rage. The only problem is that when you start hitting the bigger storage devices, the limitations with the USB 2.0 speeds cause large file transfers to take an eternity. We have reached the point with 10+ mega pixel pictures and high definition movies where we need more speed. External SATA tried to alleviate the burdens with increased speeds, but at the cost of a brand new port that was incompatible with most of the current and older devices.

 

The NexStar 3 SuperSpeed 2.5'' External Hard Drive Enclosure supercharges portable storage. The NexStar External Hard Drive Enclosure lets you take any 2.5" hard drive and unleash its full potential outside of the computer case. The NexStar 3 2.5" Enclosure retains the same mirror finish and aluminum casing as its 3.5" brother, as well as utilizing the new USB 3.0 transfer speeds.

 

 

Reviews

  • EVGA SuperNova 1000 PS Silent Series Power Supply Review +

    Marketing can sometimes be a very strange area, and many times it makes little sense on the surface. There is Read More
  • HP Officejet 8040 With Neat Software Review +

    I grew up with my mechanic's son, who of course is now a mechanic himself. I like to bring my Read More
  • Pivos Xios XS Multimedia PC Review +

    Net neutrality has been a hot issue in the news and is something the general public and ISPs tend to Read More
  • Intel "Broadwell" 5250U NUC (NUC5i5RYK) Review +

    Something you wouldn't expect. Being a PC enthusiast, I have become, or shall I say, it's been beaten into my Read More
  • Cougar 600M Gaming Mouse Review +

    I feel like we are definitely living in a world where we have all been spoiled by the ability to Read More
  • Luxa2 PL3 10,400 mAh Leather Power Bank Review +

    Through the ages, people have been going through a routine of getting ready before leaving their house, possibly for a Read More
  • Phanteks PH-TC14S and PH-TC12LS High Compatibility CPU Cooler Review +

    Just a few years ago, the landscape of home theater looked incredibly different, and the changes have come at a Read More
  • be quiet! Straight Power 10 700W CM Power Supply Review +

    The phrase "straight forward" reminds me of going in a straight direction, one focus in mind, looking in front of Read More
  • MSI GTX 960 Gaming 2G Review +

    While everyone is busy looking at the top of product lines, it becomes easy to overlook just how important some Read More
  • ASUS Strix DirectCU II GTX 960 Review +

    You, my friend, have gone the extra mile, you have stayed on course, you have saved and forgone the upsizing Read More
  • 1

Login Form