Best products in the Hard drive enclosures category

Here's a ranking of the best products in this category. To give you a quick overview, we've also added some key information about the products.

1. LC-Power Hard disk enclosure LC-35U3-RAID-2

LC-POWER USB3.0 HDD/SSD Enclosure 3.5" USB3.0,SATA3 RAID, aluminum case (LC-35U3-RAID-2).

2. RaidSonic IB-RD3802-C31

RAIDSONIC ICY BOX IB-RD3802-C31 USB Type-C RAID enclosure for 2x 3.5" SATA drivesFast transfer and fast installationThe use of two hard drives in the form of a RAID array is widespread and popular thanks to many advantages. But those who want to use the advantages are often at a disadvantage. Because not every mainboard is equipped with a RAID controller and notebooks are usually out of the question per se. This is where the ICY BOX IB-RD3802-C31 comes to the rescue and effectively converts two 3.5" SATA hard disks into a RAID array.Also in a double packThis stylish hard disk enclosure for 3.5" hard disks can even accommodate two hard disks with unlimited memory. The HDDs can be mounted, exchanged and put into operation quickly and conveniently without tools with the aid of HotSwap and Plug & Play.When the going gets hotThe enclosure is largely made of aluminium and is therefore stable and dissipates heat particularly well. In addition, a large 60 mm fan on the rear ensures that the drives are cooled during heavy operation.RAID - no more, no less!The IB-RD3802-C31 effectively converts 3.5" drives into a RAID array, independent of the operating system. The installation of hard drives is tool-free and you have the choice between SINGLE, RAID 0, 1 and LARGE modes.Features: -For 2x 3.5" SATA I, II, III (6 Gbit/s) drives, drive capacity unlimited -Supports RAID 0/1/LARGE/SINGLE, automatic rebuild -LED indicators show system status and drive errors -USB 3.1 (Gen 2) host interface with up to 10 Gbit/s -EasySwap - HDD change without tools -60 mm fan for optimal cooling and performance -Front flaps lockable -Plug & Play and HotSwap. 

3. Icy Box IB-1817M-C31 - NVMe M.2

With the IB-1817M-C31 external USB 3.1 Type-C enclosure, an NVMe SSD can be quickly and easily carried along. It allows access to M.2 disks of up to 2 TB no matter which host computer it is connected to. The integrated cooling plate transfers the resulting waste heat from the SSD to the housing and thus optimally cools the SSD. This prevents the usual premature reduction of the transmission rate to protect against overheating. 

Icy Box IB-1817M-C31 - NVMe M.2 (M.2 2260, M.2 2242, M.2 2230, M.2 2280, M.2)
Hard drive enclosures
29,01 EUR

Icy Box IB-1817M-C31 - NVMe M.2

M.2 2260, M.2 2242, M.2 2230, M.2 2280, M.2

4. StarTech USB 3.0 IDE / SATA ENCLOSURE

StarTech.com USB 3.0 2.5 inch SATA III or IDE hard drive enclosure with UASP - External SSD / HDD enclosure for 6.35 cm (2.5&quot ) (6.4cm) hard drives.

5. Intertech IPC 4U-4724 4HE STORAGE

Inter-Tech 48.3cm IPC 4U-4724 4U STORAGE retail (88887354).

6. Aplic USB 3.0 hard drive enclosure external 3,5"

CSL External USB 3.0 Super Speed 5 Gbit/s hard disk enclosure for the installation of a 3.5" hard disk (8.89 cm). Housing made of brushed aluminium, black anodised. High-gloss front in silver. Switching on and off by touching the start button. Clear and informative LED indication of network status (red) and hard disk operation (blue). Also included is the power supply unit, a stand, the USB 3.0 cable (type A to type B) and a screwdriver. Whether your hard drive has two, four, eight or fourteen terabytes, the CSL hard drive enclosure securely holds all sizes. Store your data at lightning speed via the USB 3.0 SUPER SPEED port (Type B) with a data transfer rate of up to 5 Gbps. The JMicron JMS578 chipset supports SATA-III hard drives with a bandwidth of up to 6 Gb/s. Hard disks with UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) are also supported. 

7. OWC ThunderBay Flex 8

OWC ThunderBay Flex 8. product type: HDD / SSD enclosure. Number of supported storage drives: 8, Storage drive size: 2.5/3.5 inch, Supported storage drive interfaces: SATA, RAID level: 0,0+1,1,4,5,JBOD, Hot-swap. Product Color: Black. 

8. Icy Box IB-525-U3

9. Icy Box IB-1807MT-C31

The IB-1807MT-C31 is an external enclosure for M.2 NVMe SSDs. Your memory finds a safe place in the robust housing made of high-quality aluminium - without the use of tools. The aluminium also ensures optimal cooling of the memory. USB 3.2 (Gen 2) ensures fast data transfer at up to 10 Gbit/s. The matching USB Type-C cable with Type-A adapter is supplied directly. The high-quality aluminium housing accommodates SSDs in all common M.2 form factors: from 2230 to 2242 and 2260 to 2280. 

10. Icy Box IB-1817MCT-C31

The Icy Box IB-1817MCT-C31 is the right choice for your M.2 SSD. The enclosure is compatible with NVMe and SATA SSDs alike and offers space for storage in common sizes up to 2280. The installation of the M.2 storage works without tools. The housing is opened via a latch, the SSD is fixed in place, the thermal pad and heat sink are placed and the housing is closed again. The included USB Type-C to Type-C combo cable with integrated Type-A adapter makes connecting to the host computer really easy. The right connection is always immediately at hand. The IB-1817MCT-C31 is equipped with integrated write protection. This protects your data from unintentional loss. The write protection can be easily activated and deactivated with a switch. The Icy Box M.2 enclosure IB-1817MCT-C31 uses USB 3.1 (Gen 2) with data transfer rates of up to 10 Gbps. This allows you to complete even copying processes with large amounts of data at breakneck speed.