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Startech.com SM21BMU31C3 M.2 SATA Enclosure USB 3.1

MPN: SM21BMU31C3 | SKU: DI8597
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      This compact M.2 SATA SSD enclosure lets you add highly portable data storage to any laptop or computer with a USB-C port - such as MacBook, Chromebook Pixel, Dell XPS laptops, and many others. It turns your SATA M.2 drive into a high-speed storage solution over a USB 3.1 Gen 2 connection, at up to 10Gbps throughput. A truly portable solution This slim, pocket-sized enclosure for M.2 NGFF SATA SSDs has been specially designed for mobility, with a small form factor design that fits easily into your laptop bag. Its lightweight yet durable aluminum housing helps to ensure your drive won't be damaged while you're on the move. Ventilation holes help to dissipate heat and help ensure an optimum operating temperature. Maximize the performance of your M.2 SATA SSD Leverage the speed of your M.2 NGFF SATA drive with this external enclosure. It delivers USB 3.1 Gen 2 data transfer speeds up to 10Gbps as well as UASP support, so you can achieve higher transfer speeds when you connect it to a UASP-enabled host computer. The enclosure works with tablets, laptops and desktop computers and is compatible with hosts equipped with Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports. Broad compatibility The enclosure is compatible with all of the common M.2 SATA SSDs, and enables you to mount multiple drive lengths, including: 30mm (2230), 42mm (2242), 60mm (2260), and 80mm (2280). The SM21BMU31C3 is backed by a 2-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.

      • M.2 SSD Enclosure for SATA SSD
      • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) external enclosure with USB C
      • M.2 SSD drive enclosure for USB Type-C enabled host (USB-C cable included)
      • Broad compatibility with support for the most common M.2 SATA SSDs (Not compatible with M.2 NVMe or AHCI PCI-Express SSDs)
      • Works with Thunderbolt 3 USB-C port
      • OS independent
      • Aluminum
      • SATA I/II/III

      PACKAGE INCLUDES:

      • M.2 NGFF SATA Enclosure - USB 3.1
      • 1 x USB C To Micro B Cable
      • 1 x M.2 Screw Kit
      • 1 x Screwdriver
      • 1 x Quick Install Guide


      Brand: StarTech

      MPN: SM21BMU31C3

      UPC: 065030864435

      Compatibility: M.2

      Packaging: Retail

      Condition: New



      Product Details

      Brand
      StarTech
      Model
      SM21BMU31C3
      Color
      Black / Silver
      Type
      Enclosure
      Internal Interface
      SATA I/II/III
      External Interface
      USB 3.1 (10Gbps) (USB-C)
      Dimensions
      Height:0.5" x Width:1.6" x Depth:3.9"
      Weight
      1.90 oz

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      Customer Reviews

      Review Summary
      3.0
      Reviews
      5
      29.63% (8)
      4
      11.11% (3)
      3
      14.81% (4)
      2
      14.81% (4)
      1
      29.63% (8)
      By Ryan Chen
      IA
      Came without the cover
      Without the cover the storage drive is exposed. I wish it was sent right.
      By Laura Flores
      MS
      Great enclosure, fast and supports trim!
      Works great with an 850 evo samsung ssd. Getting full read/write speeds and it's one of the only enclosures to support trim, no longer do i have to deal with speed degradation due to other enclosures not supporting it.
      By anonymous shopper
      AL
      Weird shape, but nice performance
      Tested it with samsung evo 860 2tb. Performance is top notch, though i don't really like the form and port selection. I wish that it had usb c connector instead of micro b. I guess that it's so thick and short because control board is actually on the bottom of adapter, not on the same side as in most enclosures. Not sure, if it affects performance or manufacturing process, but i wish it was thinner.
      By anonymous shopper
      ND
      Durable, works fast
      Very pleased with device. Needed to access data fromfailed laptop for client and it gave me the simple and fast access i needed to it. Very quick to install m.2 ssd in it and then plugged it in and started copying data off!
      By Dimitrios Matern
      TN
      Do not support nvme
      Do not support nvme
      By Daniel Howell
      AZ
      Decent hardware, not so great enclosure
      As others have mentioned the side plates (that you unscrew) don't really line up well to the chassis. Not only that but once the plates are in place... Good luck getting them off. I have the screws out and for the life of me cannot access my ssd now. I'm trying everything except banging it on my desk in hopes to not damage it! Aside from that it worked great. Fast transfer speeds to ssd and all. Wish the case was better engineered/machined.
      By anonymous shopper
      TX
      Confusing - not nvme compatible
      Please double check what you are buying. 99% of the time this will not be for you or your samsung new cool nvme.
      By anonymous shopper
      GA
      "frequently bought together" sure. "works together?" no.
      Outletpc recommended this to go with the samsung 960evo drive, as we were intending it to be an external drive. This device doesn't work with the 960evo. Don't accept outletpc recommendation!
      By Jeppe Opseth
      PA
      Not m2 compatible
      Does not work with samsung 970evo nvme pci-e ssd.
      By Jordan Flores
      MT
      Good enough for professional use.
      Works well enough that my employer is now purchasing them for data recoveries in our asset depot. With more laptops using m.2 sata drives, this thing is becoming less optional and more necessity. - expected transfer rates. - no heat issues. - the pcb slides into the enclosure along extruded rails and is a good fit. Minimal noise from movement. - for frequent access you can leave one end open and use a rubber band to keep the pcb in place. It's not the most elegant solution, but when you put a new drive in 5+ times a day, it's definite more convenient... As well safer than leaving the pcb sitting outside of the case.

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