Category Archives: USB3-SATA-U3

USB 2.0 vs. USB 3.0 SATA Dock Performance

The theoretical speed of a bus like USB is different from what devices are able to achieve in practice. USB 2.0’s theoretical max is 480Mbps, while USB 3.0 jumps that up to 4.8Gbps. Today we’re benchmarking the Plugable USB 3.0 HDD Docking Station, which is capable of running on either USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 […]

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Firmware Update for the Plugable USB3-SATA-U3 Hard Drive Docking Station

[Note: All Plugable USB 3.0 SATA docks purchased after December 2011 have this firmware version (or later). There is no benefit to updating. Contact support@plugable.com if you’re still having any trouble. We’re happy to help] [Updated Aug 8, 2011 to provide support for 3 TB+ drives] [Updated July 13, 2011 to latest LucidPort firmware version […]

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