10 Best External Hard Drive Enclosures
for January 2023

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Hard Drive Enclosure RSHTECH USB 3.0 to SATA Aluminum External Hard Drive Dock Case for 3.5 inch HDD SSD up to 12TB Drives, Support UASP (RSH-339)

Hard Drive Enclosure RSHTECH USB 3.0 to SATA Aluminum External Hard Dock Drive Case for 3.5 inch HDD SSD up to 12TB Drives

by RSHTECH
What We like

Automatic Sleep Function: Entering sleep mode after 10 minutes of data access inactivity. Electronic power button, long press 3 seconds to turn it off, effective protection of your hard drive disk. Two LED indicator show power status ( Red ) and hard drive activity status (Blue )

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ORICO USB 3.0 to SATA Dual Bay External Hard Drive Docking Station Enclosure for 2.5 or 3.5 in HDD SSD with Offline Clone/Duplicator Function [ 20TB Support ]

ORICO USB 3.0 to SATA Dual Bay External Hard Drive Docking Station Enclosure for or 2.5 3.5 in HDD SSD with Offline Clone/Duplicator Function [ 20TB Support ]

by ORICO Technologies Co.,Ltd
What We like

Better Heat Dissipation Design & Tool-free Hard Drive Stock With the movable design, the hard drive is more stable and has better heat dissipation.Tool-free SSD HDD Docking Station, Plug and Play, No Driver Needed

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ORICO Toolfree USB 3.0 to SATA External 3.5 Hard Drive Enclosure Case for 3.5 SATA HDD and SSD[Support UASP and 16TB Drives]

ORICO Toolfree USB 3.0 to SATA External 3.5 Hard Drive Enclosure for Case 3.5 SATA HDD and SSD[Support UASP and 16TB Drives]

by ORICO Technologies Co.,Ltd
What We like

What's In the Box: 1x USB 3.0 3.5 Inch HDD External Enclosure; 1x 12V/2A US Power Adapter; 1x USB 3.0 Data Cable; 1x User Manual; 1x Service Card.

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UGREEN External Hard Drive Enclosure for 3.5 2.5 Inch SATA SSD HDD USB 3.0 to SATA III Hard Drive Case with UASP 12V Power Adapter Compatible with WD Seagate Toshiba Samsung Hitachi PS4 Xbox

UGREEN External Hard Drive Enclosure for 3.5 2.5 Inch SATA SSD HDD USB 3.0 to SATA III Drive Hard Case with UASP 12V Power Adapter Compatible with WD Seagate Toshiba Samsung Hitachi PS4 Xbox

by Ugreen Group Limited
What We like

Premium Design for Better Protection -- Build with premium ABS material with solid contruction to hold the hard drive firmly, the soften rubber strip provides anti-shock protection, the pre-set heat emission holes at the bottom for excellent heat dissipation. The Auto Sleep Mode helps to extend the lifespan of your hard drives.

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Sabrent USB 3.0 to SATA I/II/III Dual Bay External Hard Drive Docking Station for 2.5 or 3.5in HDD, SSD with Hard Drive Duplicator/Cloner Function [10TB Support] (EC-HD2B)

Sabrent USB 3.0 to SATA I/II/III Dual Bay External Drive Hard Docking Station for 2.5 or 3.5in HDD

by Sabrent
What We like

Supports Transfer Speeds up to 5Gbps (USB 3.0),480Mbps (USB 2.0), 12Mbps (USB 1.1)

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UGREEN 2.5

UGREEN 2.5" Hard Drive Enclosure USB C 3.1 Gen 2 to SATA III 6Gbps for SSD HDD 9.5 External 7mm Hard Drive Disk Case w UASP Compatible with WD Seagate Toshiba Samsung Hitachi PS4 Xbox Router

by Ugreen Group Limited
What We like

Easy Installation, Friendly Design -- Plug and play with tool-free installation, no driver needed. The LED indicator lets you know the working status easily. Attached soft EVA foams inside protects your hard disks from improper shaking and scratches. With the detachable USB-A to USB-C cable (50cm), it is quite flexible to connect and take along. USB-C to USB-C cableis Not Included

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WAVLINK USB 3.0 to SATA I/II/III Dual-Bay External Hard Drive Docking Station for 2.5/3.5 Inch HDD/SSD with UASP (6Gbps), Support Offline Clone Duplicator and Auto Sleep Function [12TB X2 ]-Black

WAVLINK USB 3.0 to SATA I/II/III Dual-Bay External Hard Docking Drive Station for 2.5/3.5 Inch HDD/SSD with UASP (6Gbps)

by WAVLINK
What We like

Tool-free installation on Windows 10 through XP, Mac OS X, and Linux / Unix, Support hot-swapping and easy set up.(No drivers are required for the disk dock itself as it uses the standard USB Mass Storage class)

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Vantec NexStar TX 3.5

Vantec NexStar TX 3.5" USB Hard 3.0 Drive Enclosure (NST-328S3-BK)

by Vantec USA
What We like

Converts 3.5'' SATA HDD/SSD into an external Hard Drive for ultimate mobility and convenience

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Inateck 3.5 Hard Drive Enclosure, Aluminum USB 3.0 Sata HDD Enclosure, FE3001

Inateck 3.5 Hard Drive Enclosure

by Inateck
What We like

The durable aluminum-alloy material promises ultra-light portability and exquisite craftsmanship; featured with highly effective heat dissipation; non-slipping rubber pads on all four corners

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Sabrent USB 3.0 to SATA External Hard Drive Lay-Flat Docking Station with Built-in Cooling Fan for 2.5 or 3.5in HDD, SSD [Support UASP and 6TB] (EC-DFFN)

Sabrent USB 3.0 to SATA External Hard Drive Lay-Flat Docking with Station Built-in Cooling Fan for 2.5 or 3.5in HDD

by Sabrent
What We like

Reverse compatible with USB 1.1 & USB 2.0.

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