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The FirmTek dLite provides outstanding performance with 2.5" SATA hard disks or 6G SSD devices. Write performance of 440MB/sec. can be achieved when a dLite enclosure is used with a high performance 6G SSD connected to a 2012 or later Apple MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, Mac mini or iMac computer. The USB 3.0 based dLite provides an ultra high performance solution for mounting 2.5" solid state drives (SSD) or traditional hard disks externally. The dLite offers ultra-fast storage for all sorts of computers - even the Surface Pro.

dLite Speed Chart
USB 3.0 Port Configuration  Performance Enclosure

High Performance USB 3.0 ports are available on 2012 or later iMac, Mac mini, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air

Samsung 840 Pro 256G 443MB/s Read
433MB/s Write
Samsung EVO 1TB 436MB/s Read
411MB/s Write
OWC Mercury Ext 240G 411MB/s Read
434MB/s Write
SanDisk Extreme 420MB/s Read
433MB/s Write
Dual dLite SSD RAID 0
Striped RAID - Two Samsung EVO 1TB 794MB/s Read
763MB/s Write
Striped RAID - Two Samsung EVO 500GB 786MB/s Read
700MB/s Write
This information was produced by FirmTek, LLC for customers desiring an analysis of the performance options available with the FirmTek dLite and the 2012 Apple MacBook Pro running Mac OS X 10.9.4. Results may vary with different SSD, HDD and computer operating systems. As an example, the 2013 Mac Pro offers slower USB 3.0 ports which may cause SSDs to perform 50-90MB/s slower and will limit USB 3.0 bandwidth for RAID.