HighPoint launches RocketStor 5422A 2-Bay USB 3.0 Drive Dock
HighPoint has announced the release of its third-generation, dual-dedicated, 5GB-per-second USB 3.0 storage dock, the RocketStor 5422A. Capable of supporting any off-the-shelf SATA SSD and hard drive, the dock is compatible with any performance level from SATA 1 to SATA III, supports 3.5-inch and 2.5-inch form factors, and hard drives up to 6TB in capacity can be accommodated. The RocketStor 5422A supports common Power Management features provided by Windows and OS X operating systems, such as Sleep Mode and Hibernation. Priced at $60, the drive dock is now available.
Hardware solution supports eight SAS, SATA drives in RAID, more with multipliers
One of the first hardware RAID adapters for Thunderbolt 2 has popped up on the market from accessory maker HighPoint. The RocketStor 6328 features seven RAID configurations, supporting SAS and SATA hard drives and solid state drives.
Electronista evaluates how quick a drive dock can get
Modern drive docks are awfully convenient. Without taking the time or expense to case a hard drive, contents are readily accessible to the user -- and with the advent of eSATA drives docks, most are hot swappable (assuming the OS allows it). Storage solution provider HighPoint has an excellent paired solution for PCIe equipped machines -- the HighPoint RocketStor dual-channel 5322 SATA drive dock, and the newly-released RocketRaid 642L PCI-E x4 expansion card. Electronista was recently given the chance to give the pair a spin. See what we thought about this speedy drive dock.