The Tableau e-SATA write blocker has, according to Tableau, just got faster with the release of new drivers. Their press release states:
Effective immediately, Tableau announces the release of Tableau Firmware Update (TFU) v6.30, available for download at www.tableau.com/tfu . TFU v6.30 increases the SATA to eSATA transfer speed of all T35es write-blockers. Performance increases as much as 34% were recorded during quality assurance tests completed by Tableau technicians using DCFLDD, FTK Imager, and EnCase imaging applications.
TFU v6.30 is available as a free download to all registered Tableau forensic bridge owners. For more information on this and other firmware releases, please see the Tableau Firmware Update Revision History on-line.