VIZO Ares Internal SATA II Mobile HDD Rack

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VIZO Ares Internal SATA II Mobile HDD Rack
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Product(s): VIZO Ares Internal SATA II HDD Mobile Rack
Provided By: VIZO

Price: $39.99 Online


While you may have never head of VIZO in the past, if your in the market for a new drive enclosure, you just might want to give their products a closer look. This is the first HDD enclosure we have reviewed, and should be very interesting to see what its all about.

Today we are going to look at the Ares internal SATA II mobile HDD rack, this little rack should make that extra HDD a whole lot more portable. This rack retails for ~$30.00 USD, making it a very affordable solution.

Let's see what this enclosure is all about...


First Impressions:

After opening the box, everything seemed pretty standard, and looked pretty much like I was expecting. Nothing really out of the ordinary, it all looks pretty sturdy and seems to be pretty straight-forward.

VIZO Ares - Box Front

VIZO Ares - Box Back
VIZO Ares - Enclosure and Bay
VIZO Ares - Enclosure

VIZO Ares - Inside of Drive Bay
VIZO Ares - Back of Drive Bay


VIZO Ares Specifications:

Specifications taken from


    • Aluminum Case
    • Ventilation Holes
    • Rear Fan
    • LED Indicators 


    • Support all 3.5" SATA HDD
    • Easy Swap & Easy Transportation
    • Friendly ejection handle & security lock design
    • Compact size can fit all chassis
    • Fit all 5.25" Bay
    • Aluminum case for excellent heat dissipation
    • Model: ARS-525


    • Case Material : Aluminum
    • Interface Host : SATA ( 7 pin )
    • Data Transfer Rate : 3 Gb / Sec
    • HDD Type : 3.5 " SATA II Hard Drive
    • Indicators : Green for POWER on / Amber for HDD access 
    • Dimensions : 183.0 (L) x 148 (W) x 42 (H) mm


    Windows ME/XP/2000/NT


    • Internal SATA II HDD Mobile Rack( HDD not included )
    • Screw and Key Package
    • HDD Access Cable
    • User Manual