Aukey Direct via Amazon offers its 2.5-inch USB-C/USB 3.0 Hard Drive & SSD Enclosure for $11.19 Prime shipped when code AUKEYB09 is used at checkout. Regularly $16, this is the lowest that we’ve tracked and is the best currently available. If you have a spare 2.5-inch hard drive or SSD laying around, this is a great way to put them to use. The enclosure’s USB-C connectivity means you can easily use it with Apple’s latest computers directly, no adapter required. Rated 4.3/5 stars.
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Also on sale from Aukey Direct at Amazon is the 3.5-inch Hard Drive Enclosure for $17.24 Prime shipped when code AUKEYB08 is used at checkout (Reg. $23). This is great for larger hard drives and desktop-based options. Rated 4.5/5 stars.
Aukey 2.5″ USB-C/USB 3.0 HDD Enclosure features:
- Convenient External Storage: Turn a 2.5” SATA hard drive or SSD (with 1.5Gbps, 3Gbps, or 6Gbps data transfer rate) into a portable external hard drive. Upgrade or back up your USB-C computer or laptop with up to 2TB hard drive capacity
- SuperSpeed Performance: Rapid data transfer rates up to 5Gbps through the USB 3.1 Gen 1 (USB 3.0) port with UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) support for up to 70% faster performance compared to traditional BOT (Bulk-Only Transport) mass storage access over USB 3.1 Gen 1
- Compact Design: Lightweight, portable disk enclosure for your USB-C laptop and protects your data wherever you go
- Easy to Use: Screwless hard drive installation and plug & play operation (no drivers or software needed) ensure quick, fuss-free access to your data
- Package Contents: AUKEY DS-B6 USB 3.0 Type-C 2.5” Hard Drive Enclosure, USB-C to USB-C Cable, User Manual, 45-Day Money Back Guarantee and 24-Month Product Replacement Warranty Card