10 Best Hard Drive Enclosures
for November 2021

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AmazonBasics 3.5-inches SATA HDD Hard Drive Enclosure - USB 3.0

AmazonBasics 3.5-inches SATA HDD Hard Drive Enclosure

USB 3.0

by AmazonBasics
What We like

AC powered; provides DC12V power connection, on/off button, USB port, and LED indicator light; USB 3.0 allows for transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps; backward compatible with USB 2.0

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Product Features

  • Compatible with Windows 7, 8, 10 and Mac OS X and above; Refer to the PDF attached below in Technical Specification for User Manual
  • Smooth inner surface protects against scratches; self-adhesive sponges ensure an optimal fit; includes AC power adapter, USB 3.0 cable, self-adhesive sponges, and user manual
  • 3.5-inch hard-drive enclosure supports most 3.5-inch SATA I, SATA II, and SATA III HDDs; hard drive not included
  • Hot swappable; Plug & Play installation (no drivers needed); tool-free designno tools or screws needed for installing an HDD

3.5-inch hard-drive enclosure supports most 3.5-inch sata i, sata ii, and sata iii hdds; hard drive not included Compatible with windows 7, 8, 10 and mac os x and above; refer to the pdf attached below in technical specification for user manual Smooth inner surface protects against scratches; self-adhesive sponges ensure an optimal fit; includes ac power adapter, usb 3.0 cable, self-adhesive sponges, and user manual Hot swappable; plug & play installation (no drivers needed); tool-free designno tools or screws needed for installing an hdd

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ORICO USB3.0 External Hard Drive Enclosure 3.5inch Tool Free Portable Hard Drive Case for for 2.5/3.5 SSD/HDD Transparent Storage Case with 12V2A Adapter Up to 16TB - 3139U3

ORICO USB3.0 External Hard Drive Enclosure 3.5inch Tool Free Portable Hard Drive Case for for 2.5/3.5 SSD/HDD Transparent Storage Case with 12V2A Adapter Up to 16TB

3139U3

by ORICO Technologies Co.,Ltd
What We like

[Clear USB3.0 Enclosure] -- Made by high quality PC transparent board without any impurities in the hard drive enclosure 3.5 to make the whole case cool and clear, the transparent design of the 3.5 hdd hard drive enclosure can helps you to monitoring the hard disk working status easily and distinguish the data you want to with no need to open the enclosure cover.

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Product Features

  • [3.5inch External Hard Drive Enclosure] -- ORICO usb3.0 enclosure can support all 2.5inch 3.5inch SATA II/II/I SSD HDD up to 16TB for any brand and a 3.5inch drive enclosure can protects your hard drive away from sreatches and provides the hard drive a safe and dry environment to protect the data you cherish.
  • [5Gbps Fast Transmission Rate] -- Adopted with usb3.1 gen1 data transfer port with sata high speed interface, the usb hard drive enclosure 3.5 support UASP accelerated transmission protocol, more than 20% faster than traditional USB2.0. Transfer 1G files in several seconds to save your time and no delay. The usb3.1 sata enclosure also backwards with USB2.0 and USB1.1 port.
  • [Widely Compatibily] -- The 3.5 usb external hard drive enclosure can support Windows, Linux and Mac OS operation systems and also a good helper when connecting TV, laptops, computers, PS4, XBOX One and so on, ideal tools when playing games.
  • [Tool Free Installation] -- No any tools needed, you can easily to open to insert your hard drive in the hard drive 3.5inch enclosure ans close the cover in one second. Saving your time and convenient your life and working. Just plug and play, no need any drives, please note that the new hard disk must format before use.

[5gbps fast transmission rate] -- adopted with usb3.1 gen1 data transfer port with sata high speed interface, the usb hard drive enclosure 3.5 support uasp accelerated transmission protocol, more than 20% faster than traditional usb2.0. transfer 1g files in several seconds to save your time and no delay. the usb3.1 sata enclosure also backwards with usb2.0 and usb1.1 port. [tool free installation] -- no any tools needed, you can easily to open to insert your hard drive in the hard drive 3.5inch enclosure ans close the cover in one second. saving your time and convenient your life and working. just plug and play, no need any drives, please note that the new hard disk must format before use. [3.5inch external hard drive enclosure] -- orico usb3.0 enclosure can support all 2.5inch 3.5inch sata ii/ii/i ssd hdd up to 16tb for any brand and a 3.5inch drive enclosure can protects your hard drive away from sreatches and provides the hard drive a safe and dry environment to protect the data you cherish. [widely compatibily] -- the 3.5 usb external hard drive enclosure can support windows, linux and mac os operation systems and also a good helper when connecting tv, laptops, computers, ps4, xbox one and so on, ideal tools when playing games.

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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]

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]

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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Product Features

  • 6Gbps Data Transfer Rates : High-Speed USB 3.0 data transfer cable support for SATA I/II/III SSD and HDD, UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) support. If there is no USB 3.0 port in the front of the desktop computer, it is recommended to connect the 3.5" hard drive enclosure to the rear USB 3.0 port to achieve the best transmission speed.
  • Better Cooling 3.5 enclosure: Aluminum case with vents in the bottom, you can dock the HDD enclosure in the ABS bracket vertically to get better cooling performance.
  • Broad Compatibility : Support 3.5 inch SATA I/II/III /HDD SSD up to 12 TB hard drives. Compatible with Windows 2000/XP/ VISTA/ Windows 7/ 8 /10/ Linux/ Mac 9.0 or above, PS4 , PS4 Pro, Xbox 360 and Xbox one.

Broad compatibility : support 3.5 inch sata i/ii/iii /hdd ssd up to 12 tb hard drives. compatible with windows 2000/xp/ vista/ windows 7/ 8 /10/ linux/ mac 9.0 or above, ps4 , ps4 pro, xbox 360 and xbox one. 6gbps data transfer rates : high-speed usb 3.0 data transfer cable support for sata i/ii/iii ssd and hdd, uasp (usb attached scsi protocol) support. if there is no usb 3.0 port in the front of the desktop computer, it is recommended to connect the 3.5" hard drive enclosure to the rear usb 3.0 port to achieve the best transmission speed. Better cooling 3.5 enclosure: aluminum case with vents in the bottom, you can dock the hdd enclosure in the abs bracket vertically to get better cooling performance.

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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 Hard Drive 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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Product Features

  • Universal Compatibility -- Supports Windows 10/8.1/7, LINUX, Mac OS 8.0 and above systems. Specially designed for 3.5inch/2.5 inch SATA III/II/I HDD SSD up to 16TB. Compatible with WD, Seagate, Toshiba, Hitachi, Samsung, Crucial, SanDisk, SSD and HDD with sata port and so on. It can use on hard drive of PS4, PS4 Pro, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, play more games stored in SATA drive, ideal to for entertaining and gaming
  • 3.5" External Hard Drive Enclosure -- Easily connects your 3.5/2.5 inch hard drive to a PC, laptop, and other device for massive data transfer and portable storage. It protects the hard disk from outside scratches and maximize the use of your 3.5"/2.5" HDD and SSD again, offers comprehensive protection for your valuable data.
  • 5Gbps with UASP Accelerated -- The maximum data transfer speed of the USB 3.0 interface is 5Gbps. Plus UASP accelerated transmission protocol, 70% Faster than than conventional USB 3.0 when connected to a computer that also supports UASP. Transfer 1GB files in seconds, saving up the loading time to do more. Backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 ports.

5gbps with uasp accelerated -- the maximum data transfer speed of the usb 3.0 interface is 5gbps. plus uasp accelerated transmission protocol, 70% faster than than conventional usb 3.0 when connected to a computer that also supports uasp. transfer 1gb files in seconds, saving up the loading time to do more. backwards compatible with usb 2.0 and usb 1.1 ports. 3.5" external hard drive enclosure -- easily connects your 3.5/2.5 inch hard drive to a pc, laptop, and other device for massive data transfer and portable storage. it protects the hard disk from outside scratches and maximize the use of your 3.5"/2.5" hdd and ssd again, offers comprehensive protection for your valuable data. Universal compatibility -- supports windows 10/8.1/7, linux, mac os 8.0 and above systems. specially designed for 3.5inch/2.5 inch sata iii/ii/i hdd ssd up to 16tb. compatible with wd, seagate, toshiba, hitachi, samsung, crucial, sandisk, ssd and hdd with sata port and so on. it can use on hard drive of ps4, ps4 pro, ps3, xbox one, xbox 360, play more games stored in sata drive, ideal to for entertaining and gaming

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Vantec NexStar TX 3.5

Vantec NexStar TX 3.5" USB 3.0 Hard 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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Product Features

  • Flexibility to put your own hard drive. (Hard drive not included in package)
  • No drivers needed (NDN) for Windows OS and OSx
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 transfer rates of up to 5Gbps, backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1
  • Adopt UASP to enhance maximum performance for latest Windows OS

Adopt uasp to enhance maximum performance for latest windows os Superspeed usb 3.0 transfer rates of up to 5gbps, backward compatible with usb 2.0/1.1 No drivers needed (ndn) for windows os and osx Flexibility to put your own hard drive. (hard drive not included in package)

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UGREEN USB C Hard Drive Enclosure for 2.5

UGREEN USB C Hard Drive Enclosure for 2.5" SATA SSD HDD

Aluminum USB C to SATA Adapter USB 3.1 Gen 2 Support UASP SATA III Compatible with MacBook Pro/Air, WD, Seagate, Toshiba, Samsung, Hitachi

by Ugreen Group Limited
What We like

Stylish DesignMade of premium aluminum alloy, durable and excellent heat dissipation, no cooling fan is needed for your high-speed working, portable and easy to carry with. The LED indicator lets you know the working status easily. The Auto Sleep Mode helps to extend the lifespan of your hard drives.

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Product Features

  • USB C 2.5" External Hard Drive Enclosure UGREEN 2.5" Hard Drive Enclosure can easily connect a 2.5" SATA SSD or HDD with your computer to expand storage, upgrade system, back up files, retrieve and recover data, and transfer data. It protects the external hard drive from outside scratches and makes the hard drive portable for data store.
  • Easy InstallationPlug and play with tool-free installation, no driver needed for this enclosure case. Supports Windows/Mac OS/Linux systems, game consoles like Sony PS4/PS3/Xbox One, Smart TV, Router, etc. For the devices only with USB A port, please use your own USB C to USB 3.0 A cableNo request for extra power supply.
  • 6Gbps Fast Speed with UASPUGREEN USB C Hard Drive Enclosure supports 6Gbps max transfer speed and UASP accelerated transmission protocol, 70% Faster than traditional USB 3.0. The USB-C port is standard USB 3.1 Gen 2 which supports 10Gbps and (7+15)Pin SATA III supports max 6Gbps. USB-C to UAB-C Cable included
  • Broad CompatibilityFit with most 2.5" SATA III / II / I HDD (Hard Disk Drive) & SSD (Solid State Drive) up to 6TB, compatible with WD Blue SATA PC HDD 2.5, WD GREEN 2.5 SATA SSD, Seagate Barracuda 2.5, Seagate FireCuda, Samsung 860 EVO/850 EVO SATA III SSD, SanDisk SSD PLUS, Crucial BX500/MX500, Kingston A400 SATA SSD, TOSHIBA TR200, PNY CS900, DREVO X1, Integral, HITACHI.

Broad compatibilityfit with most 2.5" sata iii / ii / i hdd (hard disk drive) & ssd (solid state drive) up to 6tb, compatible with wd blue sata pc hdd 2.5, wd green 2.5 sata ssd, seagate barracuda 2.5, seagate firecuda, samsung 860 evo/850 evo sata iii ssd, sandisk ssd plus, crucial bx500/mx500, kingston a400 sata ssd, toshiba tr200, pny cs900, drevo x1, integral, hitachi. 6gbps fast speed with uaspugreen usb c hard drive enclosure supports 6gbps max transfer speed and uasp accelerated transmission protocol, 70% faster than traditional usb 3.0. the usb-c port is standard usb 3.1 gen 2 which supports 10gbps and (7+15)pin sata iii supports max 6gbps. usb-c to uab-c cable included Easy installationplug and play with tool-free installation, no driver needed for this enclosure case. supports windows/mac os/linux systems, game consoles like sony ps4/ps3/xbox one, smart tv, router, etc. for the devices only with usb a port, please use your own usb c to usb 3.0 a cableno request for extra power supply. Usb c 2.5" external hard drive enclosure ugreen 2.5" hard drive enclosure can easily connect a 2.5" sata ssd or hdd with your computer to expand storage, upgrade system, back up files, retrieve and recover data, and transfer data. it protects the external hard drive from outside scratches and makes the hard drive portable for data store.

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Inateck 2.5 Hard Drive Enclosure, USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Case, UASP Supported, FE2002

Inateck 2.5 Hard Drive Enclosure

USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Case, UASP Supported, FE2002

by Inateck
What We like

Features ABS plastic material, contemporary and reliable design, Practical and easy to use, exquisite workmanship provides excellent performance

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Product Features

  • Suitable for 9.5mm and below thickness 2.5 inch SATA HDD/SSD; built-in foam pad, protect hard disk effectively; LED activity indicator
  • Compatible with Windows 2000/Windows ME/Windows 98/ XP/Vista/ 7/ 8, Mac OS 9.1/10.8.4 above; backward compatible with USB 2.0 /1.1 connections
  • Equipped with USB3.0 Super speed up to 5Gbps - the actual transmission speed is limited by The setting of the device connected
  • Support UASP optimized for SSD; plug & play; Power switch offers protection to hard drives; no drivers needed; tool free

Equipped with usb3.0 super speed up to 5gbps - the actual transmission speed is limited by the setting of the device connected Support uasp optimized for ssd; plug & play; power switch offers protection to hard drives; no drivers needed; tool free Compatible with windows 2000/windows me/windows 98/ xp/vista/ 7/ 8, mac os 9.1/10.8.4 above; backward compatible with usb 2.0 /1.1 connections Suitable for 9.5mm and below thickness 2.5 inch sata hdd/ssd; built-in foam pad, protect hard disk effectively; led activity indicator

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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 9.5/7mm External 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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Product Features

  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 Port -- The USB port of this encloure is standard USB C 3.1 Gen 2 which provides ultra fast data transfer speed up to 10Gbps. The (7+15)Pin SATA III supports max 6Gbps. Therefore the max speed of this enclosure is 6Gbps. Only USB-A to UAB-C Cable included
  • 6Gbps UASP Super Speed -- The SATA interface of this enclosure supports 6Gbps max transfer speed and UASP accelerated transmission protocol, 70% Faster than traditional USB 3.0, backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 ports.
  • Universal Compatibility -- UGREEN Hard Drive Enclosure supports Windows, LINUX, Mac OS 8.0 and above systems. Specially designed for 2.5 inch HDD and SSD up to 6TB with the thickness of 7mm/9.5mm. Compatible with Western Digital, Seagate, Toshiba, Samsung, Kingston, SanDisk, Crucial, Hitachi, etc. 2.5" SATA SSD HDD.
  • Portable External Storage -- UGREEN 2.5" hard drive enclosure can easily connect your 2.5 Inch SSD&HDD to a PC, laptop, game consoles, router for data transfer. It protects the hard disk from outside scratches and makes sata hard drive portable for data storage. Maximize the use of your 2.5" HDD and SSD again, perfectly protecting what you love and cherish.

Usb 3.1 gen 2 port -- the usb port of this encloure is standard usb c 3.1 gen 2 which provides ultra fast data transfer speed up to 10gbps. the (7+15)pin sata iii supports max 6gbps. therefore the max speed of this enclosure is 6gbps. only usb-a to uab-c cable included Universal compatibility -- ugreen hard drive enclosure supports windows, linux, mac os 8.0 and above systems. specially designed for 2.5 inch hdd and ssd up to 6tb with the thickness of 7mm/9.5mm. compatible with western digital, seagate, toshiba, samsung, kingston, sandisk, crucial, hitachi, etc. 2.5" sata ssd hdd. 6gbps uasp super speed -- the sata interface of this enclosure supports 6gbps max transfer speed and uasp accelerated transmission protocol, 70% faster than traditional usb 3.0, backwards compatible with usb 2.0 and usb 1.1 ports. Portable external storage -- ugreen 2.5" hard drive enclosure can easily connect your 2.5 inch ssd&hdd to a pc, laptop, game consoles, router for data transfer. it protects the hard disk from outside scratches and makes sata hard drive portable for data storage. maximize the use of your 2.5" hdd and ssd again, perfectly protecting what you love and cherish.

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RSHTECH Hard Drive Enclosure USB 3.0 to SATA External Hard Drive Docking Station for 3.5 inch SATA I/II/III HDD SSD Up to 12TB Support UASP (Black)

RSHTECH Hard Drive Enclosure USB 3.0 to SATA External Hard Drive Docking Station for 3.5 inch SATA I/II/III HDD SSD Up to 12TB Support UASP (Black)

by RSHTECH
What We like

Easy Installation in 3 minutes: Slide off the case cover, put in your HDD or SSD, use the screwdriver and screws in the package to fix it for a better protection, slide the cover back and done.

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Product Features

  • Multipurpose Plug and Play HDD SSD Dock: It is a reliable portable hard drive case for work from home or at the office, also an ideal HDD dock to expand extra external storage for smart TV, PS4 and PS4 Pro, Xbox one, Xbox one x and Nintendo Switch, etc.
  • Compatibility: Support all 3.5 inch SATA I/II/III external hard disk up to 12 TB. Compatible with Windows 2000/XP/ VISTA/ Windows 7/ 8 /10/ Linux/ Mac 9.0 or above.
  • Hard Drive Caddy with super speed: The 3.5 HDD caddy packed with USB 3.0 cable supports super speed data transfer rates at 6Gbps, UASP supported.(If there is no USB 3.0 port in the front of the desktop computer, it is recommended to connect the 3.5" hard drive enclosure to the rear USB 3.0 port to achieve the best transmission speed.)
  • Multiple ProtectionThe most advanced ASM1153e master chip with lower power consumption, a 12V 2A power supply provides more stable transmission, short circuits and leakage protection say no to data loss.

Hard drive caddy with super speed: the 3.5 hdd caddy packed with usb 3.0 cable supports super speed data transfer rates at 6gbps, uasp supported.(if there is no usb 3.0 port in the front of the desktop computer, it is recommended to connect the 3.5" hard drive enclosure to the rear usb 3.0 port to achieve the best transmission speed.) Multiple protectionthe most advanced asm1153e master chip with lower power consumption, a 12v 2a power supply provides more stable transmission, short circuits and leakage protection say no to data loss. Multipurpose plug and play hdd ssd dock: it is a reliable portable hard drive case for work from home or at the office, also an ideal hdd dock to expand extra external storage for smart tv, ps4 and ps4 pro, xbox one, xbox one x and nintendo switch, etc. Compatibility: support all 3.5 inch sata i/ii/iii external hard disk up to 12 tb. compatible with windows 2000/xp/ vista/ windows 7/ 8 /10/ linux/ mac 9.0 or above.

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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 Case for 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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Product Features

  • Featuring: Tool free installation; Plug and Play; No Reboot and Driver needed; USB 3.0 connection offers data transfer rates of up To 5 Gbps.
  • Supports: Most 3.5 inch SATA I, II, III HDD or SSD up to 16TB (Max); Compatible with Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Unix Desktops or Laptops;Support UASP.
  • Stable: A shock-proof sponge is installed on the bottom cap of the hard drive enclosure making the hard drive more stable and safer.
  • Technical: Material: ABS plastic + Metal; Data transfer port: USB 3.0+SATA III; Support capacity: 16TB; Power adapter: 12V2A.

Supports: most 3.5 inch sata i, ii, iii hdd or ssd up to 16tb (max); compatible with windows, macintosh, linux and unix desktops or laptops;support uasp. Featuring: tool free installation; plug and play; no reboot and driver needed; usb 3.0 connection offers data transfer rates of up to 5 gbps. Stable: a shock-proof sponge is installed on the bottom cap of the hard drive enclosure making the hard drive more stable and safer. Technical: material: abs plastic + metal; data transfer port: usb 3.0+sata iii; support capacity: 16tb; power adapter: 12v2a.

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