Silverstone SST-EP02 USB3.0 to SATA Adaptor & SST-MS07 HDD/SSD Case Review
Chris Hadley+ / 2 weeks ago
In the consumer market, there are a number of manufacturers that cover more than one market segment and this in most situations ranges from chassis to coolers and power supplies, fans and also solid state drives and memory as well. Silverstone is a good example of a vendor that covers a broad range of market segments with their sleek and stylistic chassis, solid power supplies, fans and so forth, but what they have in their catalogue as well as this main spread of products is one of the widest range of accessories out there when compared their competitors. These accessories range from simple fan adaptors, to fans and dust filters, mobile accessories, notebook coolers and on top of that; drive adaptors and accessories for solid state and hard drives externally as well.
The two items that I’m looking at today are just a small sample of what is on offer and like a number of individual products, these are designed to be paired together, resulting in one complete accessory, although they can also be bought separately if desired.
We’ve seen countless times before and mainly at the big trade shows that external storage is a vital sector of the market as we are demanding larger and larger capacity drives that are easy to take from one place to the next with very little effort needed. In a nutshell the customisable enclosures have to be drop dead simple to use and inexpensive to purchase at the same time whilst also offering a decent amount of performance. They may not seem like a worthwhile item to stock in a shop or to manufacture as a whole, but take them away and you’ll soon see the demand for them grow.
Both the EP02 and the MS07 each come in a simple package, with the MS07 no more than just the cover in a plastic pack with a card backing while the EP02 comes packaged in a windowed box to show off the adaptor whilst the cable and manual sit behind. Both boxes give a quick run down on the key aspects of each item including their dimensions, weight and compatibility whilst the design is just as we would expect from Silverstone – simple and to the point.