Startech Canada USB 3 to SATA Cable (USB3S2SAT3CB)


USB 3.0 to 2.5? SATA III Hard Drive Adapter Cable w/ UASP ? SATA to USB 3.0 Converter for SSD / HDD Connect a 2.5in SATA hard drive to your computer using a portable cable with UASP Support.

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SATA to USB Adapter Cable | SATA III 6Gbps | 2.5″ SSD or HDD | USB 3.0 | Portable

This SATA to USB cable is an external drive adapter that gives you quick and easy access to a SATA drive through the USB-A port on a laptop.

Upgrade the Drive on Your Laptop

This SATA solid-state (SSD) or hard drive (HDD) adapter lets you upgrade to an external 2.5″ SATA SSD or HDD.

The cable lets you:

Add drive space

Perform backups

Create disk images

Implement data recovery

Transfer content between the drive and the laptop

Faster Transfer Speeds with UASP

The cable supports USB 3.0 data transfer speeds of 5Gbps. But, you can experience transfer speeds up to 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0, when connected to a computer that also supports UASP. With UASP you can utilize the full potential of a SATA III SSD or HDD. UASP is supported in Windows 8, Mac OS X (10.8 or above), and Linux.

In testing, UASP performs with a 70% faster read speed and 40% faster write speed over traditional USB 3.0 at peak performance.

At the same peak in testing, UASP also shows an 80% reduction in required processor resources.

Connect from Anywhere

The SATA to USB cable is a portable solution that tucks away nicely in a laptop bag — no external power is required. The cable lets you easily swap between drives with no need to install the drive inside an enclosure. It’s plug-and-play and doesn’t require drivers.

USB3S2SAT3CB is backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

The Advantage

– Maximum portability with cable-style adapter, and no external power adapter required
– Time-saving file transfers, up to 70% faster than traditional USB 3.0 when used with a UASP-supported host

Additional information

Weight .05 lbs

49 mm

Storage temperature (T-T)

-10 – 70 °C

Connector 1

USB 3.0 A


9 mm

Package width

220 mm



Package height

10 mm


ASMedia – ASM1153E

USB powered




Cable length

0.5 m

Connector gender



42.5 g

Product colour


Package depth

198 mm

Connector 2

SATA 7+15 pin

Package weight

61 g


500 mm

Maximum data transfer rate

6 Gbit/s

Plug and Play


Operating temperature (T-T)

0 – 60 °C

Relative humidity

40 – 85%

RoHS compliance


UASP support