Below is the table which shows the top 6 best external hard drive enclosure 2018. Each and every external hard drive enclosure is chosen by our specialist reviewers.

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# 1 - Amazonbasics 3.5-inches Sata Hard Drive Enclosure - Usb 3.0

An Amazon Brand.


  • 3.5-inch hard-drive enclosure supports most 3.5-inch SATA I, SATA II, and SATA III HDDs; hard drive not included
  • 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
  • Hot swappable; Plug & Play installation (no drivers needed); tool-free design-no tools or screws needed for installing an HDD
  • 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
  • Compatible with Windows 7, 8, 10 and Mac OS X and above; backed by an AmazonBasics limited one-year warranty


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# 2 - Sabrent Usb 3.0 To Sata External Hard Drive Lay-flat Docking Station For 2.5 Or 3.5in Hdd, Ssd [support Uasp] (ec-dflt)

The Sabrent EC-DFLT SATA Lay-Flat Docking Station supports the direct insertion of Desktop 2.5"/3.5" SATA Hard Drives. It is a caseless solution that makes swapping hard drives easier than ever before. Plus, now you can take advantage of the lightening speed of USB 3.0 to quickly transfer files up to 5 Gbps! Features: Supports Standard Desktop 2.5"/3.5" SATA Hard Drives. . On/Off power switch. LED light indicates Power and Activity status. Hot-swappable, plug and play, no drivers needed. Reverse compatible with USB 1.1 & USB 2.0. Transfer Rates Up to 5 Gbps w/USB 3.0 Transfer Rates Up to 480 Mbps…


  • Supports all 2.5 and 3.5-inch SATA drives
  • Connects via SuperSpeed USB 3.0 (up to 10x as fast as USB 2.0).
  • UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) support for even faster performance. UASP requires UASP capable host system.
  • Serial ATA bus up to 6Gbps Signal bandwidth for fast storage backups


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# 3 - Orico Toolfree Usb 3.0 To Sata External 3.5 Hard Drive Enclosure Case For 3.5 Sata Hdd And Ssd[support Uasp And 8tb Drives]

Supports The ORICO 3588US3-BK 3.5 inch hard drive enclosure, or support casing, can support almost any 3.5 inch SATA I, SATA II, SATA III Hard Disk Drive or Solid State Drive up to a whopping maximum of 8 Terabytes! This device is compatible with most operating systems including Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Unix running on Desktops or Laptops. 20% Faster than traditional USB 3.0 with UASP Transfer Protocol; TheUSB Attached SCSI Protocol only can accelerate read and write speed of SSD hard disk. Featuring Installation can be done without the use of any tools and hard drives and solid state…


  • Supports: Most 3.5 inch SATA I, II, III HDD or SSD up to 8TB (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
  • Technical: Material: ABS plastic + Metal; Data transfer port: USB 3.0+SATA III; Support capacity: 8TB; Power adapter: 12V2A
  • Stable: A shock-proof sponge is installed on the bottom cap of the hard drive enclosure making the hard drive more stable and safer
  • 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 Warranty Card


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# 4 - Sabrent 2.5-inch Sata To Usb 3.0 Tool-free External Hard Drive Enclosure [optimized For Ssd, Support Uasp Sata Iii] Black (ec-uasp)

Description:Take advantage of the lightning speed of USB 3.0 to quickly transfer files up to 5 Gbps! Connect any 2.5'' Serial ATA (SATA) or SATA II Hard Drive to your computer through an available USB 3.0 port on your desktop or laptop. By formatting this case with a drawer function, there is now extra protection for your hard drive. Reverse compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1, this enclosure is a perfect solution for data transfers or data backup! Features:  Supports 7mm/9.5mm thickness HDD and SSD.  Transfer Rates Up to 5 Gbps when connected to a USB 3.0 port.  Transfer Rates…


  • Tool free design, easy to install
  • Suitable for 2.5" SATA/SSD
  • Supports 7mm/9.5mm thickness HDD
  • Optimized for SSD, Supports UASP SATA III
  • Plug & Play


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# 5 - 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)

The Sabrent SATA Hard Drive Docking Station enables you to access desktop or laptop hard drives, without the frustration of assembling hard drive enclosures. By inserting a 2.5"/3.5" SATA hard drive directly into this docking station, you can quickly access drive contents and transfer files. Plus you can swap out hard drives effortlessly with plug and play mounting. Transfer data quickly and easily through USB 3.0 at speeds up to 5Gbps.To use Hard Drive Offline Clone Function: 1. Insert Source Disk into hard drive bay A, then insert Target Disk into hard drive bay B. 2. Make sure that the…


  • Supports Standard Desktop 2.5"/3.5" SATA Hard Drives or SSD
  • Supports hard drives up to 10TB.
  • Plug and play, no drivers needed.
  • Supports Offline Cloning up to 60Mbps.
  • Supports Transfer Speeds up to 5Gbps (USB 3.0),480Mbps (USB 2.0), 12Mbps (USB 1.1)