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IcyDock SSD Xpander (SSD Hybrid) Review

Rating: 7.0.

IcyDock have been releasing many cool adapters and gadgets recently, and today we are looking at the SSD Xpander, a device that allows the user to combine a Solid State Drive with a mechanical drive.

Icydock say that this is the ‘perfect upgrade solution’ for those users who don’t want to purchase a high capacity SSD. Using new hybrid algorithms the product can combine an SSD drive with a mechanical drive to create a ‘hybrid’ partition with a ‘storage’ partition.

The device is said to double the sequential transfer rates of the HDD exclusively in the hybrid partition. We will look into performance characteristics later in the review.

ICY DOCK MB882HX-1SB 2.5″ SATA SSD Xpander Hybrid Adapter
Model Number :
MB882HX-1SB
Color :
Black
Drive Fit :
2.5″ SATA II SSD
Compatible drive type :
3.5″ SATA II hard drive
Device Fit :
3.5″ SATA drive bay
Host Interface :
SATA
Structure :
Plastic
Dimension (L x W x H) :

146.6 x 101.6 x 25.4mm

Weight :
125g

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