Sas to sata Tags: Hard Drives SAS SATA Storage Last response: December 12, 2011 6:40 PM in Storage Share bhripul December 12, 2011 4:48:37 PM Hello, can any one tell is there any possibility to use SAS hard drive as a usb external drive? SATA and IDE harddrive external USB case is available, simillarly can i get for SAS HD. More about : sas sata Emerald a c 75 G Storage December 12, 2011 6:40:34 PM SAS offers backwards-compatibility with second-generation SATA drives. SATA 3 Gbit/s drives may be connected to SAS backplanes, but SAS drives may not be connected to SATA backplanes. However this device might work for you http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSATA III/ SAS 6Gbps RAID Setup ForumSATA or SAS ? ForumDoes SAS 3/gbs translate to SATA 6gb/s ForumSAS disk to SATA controller ForumCheap RAID SAS/SATA /eSATA Storage Option ForumSAS/SATA Question ForumNew server setup - SAS / SATA ForumQuestions About SAS , SATA , and Hard Drives ForumNeed help picking SAS vs SATA ForumChanging SATA Raid 1 to SAS Raid 1 ForumPCI-X Sata/SAS Controller ForumBought a SAS hdd instead of SATA : Can I use an adapter? ForumHelp Find Cheap SAS/SATA Controller ForumSATA Only vs. SATA/SAS mixed ForumInternal SATA to External SAS SFF-8088 ForumSas ssd vs sata ssd ForumCable matters? SATA vs. SATA II vs. sas ForumSAS to SATA loss? ForumNeed up to date SSD advice. More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !