SilverStone TS12C Dual Drive Docking Station Review


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SilverStone TS12C Dual Drive Docking Station Review

By David Ramsey

Manufacturer:SilverStone Technology Co. Ltd.
Product Name: Dual 2.5″ or 3.5″ Drive Docking Station
Model Number: TS12C
UPC: 84476114063
Price As Tested: $99.23 (Newegg | Amazon)

Full Disclosure: SilverStone supplied the product sample used in this article.

A docking station provides a quick and easy way to connect bare drive mechanisms to a computer, and is an essential part of any enthusiasts’ tool kit. For backup or simply data transfer, the ability to easily connect to a bare drive mechanism is very useful. In this article, Benchmark Reviews tests SSD performance with SilverStone’s new TS12C Dual Drive Docking Station, which brings dual drive support, offline drive cloning, and USB 3.1 Gen 2 SuperSpeed+ connectivity to the party.

With the increasing prevalence of SATA SSDs in enthusiast systems, it’s nice to see an external drive dock supporting the full 10Gb/s speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2 Superspeed+.

Features & Specifications

Data Transfer Rate 10GB/s (on USB 3.1 Gen 2 port)
Drive Interface Support SATA 1/2/3
Weight 480g

140mm (W) x 70mm (H) x 126mm (D) (without feet)
5.51″ (W) x 2.76 (H) x 4.96″ (D) (without feet)

Let’s take a look at this dock in the next section.


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