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A-Data Introduces 2.5'' to 3.5'' Hard Drive Converter

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Feb 12, 2009.

  1. btarunr

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    A-DATA Technology Co., Ltd., a worldwide leader in high performance memory products, announced today that it has launched A-DATA XPG 3.5” SSD Enclosure to expand its portfolio of SSD solutions. This device is an ingenious hard drive converter, turning up to two 2.5” SATA SSDs into a 3.5” SATA drive.

    With this converter, installing a 2.5” drive into a regular PC will be easier than ever, allowing more convenience to recover data from notebooks onto a desktop computer and vise versa. It’s very valuable and functional for users who expect SSD speed on their home or office desktop; a perfect product with the speed of SATA II for any average or advanced computer user. Also, the hard drive converter features a safety lock mechanism that allow users to lock up the storage drives, making them unattainable to keep the drives fully secured and safe when they are in operation.

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    Revolutionizing the general usage of 2.5” SSDs, this enclosure fits exactly into a common 3.5”desktop bay or floppy disk bay without having to purchase any attachments to mount 2.5” drives into the enclosure. Designed for both internal & external purposes, A-DATA XPG 3.5” SSD Enclosure is the best choice for storage expansion and backup solution.
    This product is available as a total solution including two 2.5” SATA II SSDs with capacities from 32GBx2 up to 384GBx2.

    Source: A-Data
     
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    I've been wanting something like this for a while -- is there really not much call for converters of this type?
     
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    Ingenious? Revolutionizing? They've been on the market for ages.
     
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    Could have just used an USB-to-SATA converter cable that cost $5.
     
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    wtf ... reinventing the wheel:D
     
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    The problem with usb-sata converters is speed.

    So, does this make a small raid 0? It doesn't say how it uses 2 drives.
     
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    There was one with raid and one without, if I remember the CES news right.

    edit: I did
    http://forums.techpowerup.com/showthread.php?t=81474
     
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    Thats a exact copy of mine from Deltaco? I have one from deltaco for my two OCZ SSD drives?? I mean it doesnt look like it, its exactly the same design just that it has Deltaco instead of A-Data written on it? Does A-Data and Deltaco have the same owner or whats the deal?
     
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    expect to see more and more of these, until SSD's are popular enough that cases come with 2.5" HDD mounts
     
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    i use a caddy with a sata 2.5" hdd in it that slots into a bay in my pc,and connects to the onboard sata on my mobo.Sooo useful,as the caddy has usb so its portable too.
     
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