It’s hard to make a cool or interesting HDD enclosure, but I quite like this one from Orico. Its clear casing lets you gaze inside, while a modern feature set allows full compatibility with a range of 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch HDDs and SSDs. Let’s take a closer look!Specs & Features Vibrant transparent ABS plastic casing Supports all 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drives at SATA III speeds USB 3.0 external (up to 5Gb/s) with UASP Plug and play: hot swapping, no drivers or apps needed 2A @ 12V power adapter ensures adequate energy Compatible with Windows / Mac / Linux LED indicator monitors working status of drive JSM578 chipset Included: Dock, USB 3.0 cable, power adapter, [...]
M.2 solid state drives are normally used in laptops, but they’re also small enough that you can also use them as really incredibly fast and spacious USB drives. Most USB drives use slower eMMC memory, so moving to a proper SSD provides a big step up in terms of transfer and access speeds. Startech.com have produced a M.2 enclosure, letting you take an M.2 SSD on the go. Let’s see how well it works!