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Plugable Tech Tips: How to Partition and Format a New Hard Drive (or SSD)

As we all progress further into the digital age, our need for additional storage space keeps growing. Digital photos, music, and movies take up large amounts of space, and adding an external hard drive to store additional media or for backup purposes is an ever-popular PC upgrade. While some tout the benefits of cloud-based storage, […]

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Speed up your external USB 2.0 hard drive with a Plugable USB 3.0 docking station

A recent article on CNET explains how to speed up your external USB 2.0 USB hard drive by removing it from its enclosure and reinstalling it in a new USB 3.0 enclosure. Ed Rhee, the writer of the article, has been able to double the speeds of his hard drives from 40MB/s to 80MB/s, essentially […]

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USB3-SATA-UASP1 Sleep and Large Volume Firmware Update

This article is no longer relevant. Please see our firmware update page here. Customers purchasing the USB3-SATA-UASP1 can take advantage of a firmware update with the following features: Improved support for 512e “Advanced Format” drives 2 TB and above. Spin down disks after 10 minutes of inactivity, resume on access. Spin down disks on system […]

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Plugable USB 3.0 SATA Lay Flat Hard Drive Dock

Universal hard disk or solid state drive docking station supports latest UASP high speed transfer protocol and large “Advanced Format” drives. Minimize time spent waiting for backups and in data recovery scenarios with USB 3.0 SuperSpeed connection to PC- also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 systems. Supports both 2.5″ and 3.5″ drives.

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