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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for external drive enclosure.

If you've got a spare hard drive lying around, you can repurpose it as an external drive enclosure for your laptop or desktop computer. With the right enclosure, you can store and transfer files from your old computer to a new one, or back up all your files to an external drive that's not connected to the Internet. Browse the top-ranked list of external drive enclosures below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Insignia™ - Portable Hard Drive Case - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I can fit one regular-sized portable drive and one double-sized portable drive - both still in their enclosures - inside this case. ...Portable Hard Drive Case...Perfect holder for my passport external drives. Also, spaces for my flash drives. "

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    The next time you’re heading out the door with your PC accessories in tow, reach for the Insignia NS-PPHDCB Hard Drive Carrying Case for 2.5” Hard Drives and Accessories. This compact case stores the essentials, yet lightweight and easily portable. It’s made of durable PU material, providing protection for your hard drive. A zippered pocket stores your cable while dedicated card slots securely store up to 3 memory cards. Finally, a small carrying strap attaches to a tote bag, purse or backpack, keeping the case with you no matter where you go. Carry this protective case with confidence, knowing that your hard drive is safe and secure.
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    "I can fit one regular-sized portable drive and one double-sized portable drive - both still in their enclosures - inside this case. ...Portable Hard Drive Case...Perfect holder for my passport external drives. Also, spaces for my flash drives. "

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    Product Description

    The next time you’re heading out the door with your PC accessories in tow, reach for the Insignia NS-PPHDCB Hard Drive Carrying Case for 2.5” Hard Drives and Accessories. This compact case stores the essentials, yet lightweight and easily portable. It’s made of durable PU material, providing protection for your hard drive. A zippered pocket stores your cable while dedicated card slots securely store up to 3 memory cards. Finally, a small carrying strap attaches to a tote bag, purse or backpack, keeping the case with you no matter where you go. Carry this protective case with confidence, knowing that your hard drive is safe and secure.
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  2. Insignia™ - 2.5" SATA to USB-C HDD Enclosure - Front_Zoom
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    "Great Enclosure with Screwless Design...Made it easy to take SSD on sale into a portable drive. Big plus is screwless design, which avoids the potential loss of tiny little screws that frequently secure drive enclosures...External storage enclosure...Works great and easy to use. Turns my old hard drives into a portable storage unit."

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    There’s nothing worse than low computer storage when you’re in the middle of working on a big project. Add portable data storage to your laptop or computer with the Insignia NS-PC25HDE 2.5" SATA to USB-C HDD Enclosure. It turns your 2.5" SATA drive into a USB-C connection with transfer speeds up to 6 Gbps, giving you a high-speed access to your data. The enclosure includes a USB-C cable and a USB-to-USB-C adapter for wide-ranging use. It also has a plug-and-play design, making it easy to use with most computers and laptops. Featuring UASP support, it further reduces processor requirements while improving your data speeds. Enhance your computer storage with a high-quality solution that will let you get things done.
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    "Great Enclosure with Screwless Design...Made it easy to take SSD on sale into a portable drive. Big plus is screwless design, which avoids the potential loss of tiny little screws that frequently secure drive enclosures...External storage enclosure...Works great and easy to use. Turns my old hard drives into a portable storage unit."

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    There’s nothing worse than low computer storage when you’re in the middle of working on a big project. Add portable data storage to your laptop or computer with the Insignia NS-PC25HDE 2.5" SATA to USB-C HDD Enclosure. It turns your 2.5" SATA drive into a USB-C connection with transfer speeds up to 6 Gbps, giving you a high-speed access to your data. The enclosure includes a USB-C cable and a USB-to-USB-C adapter for wide-ranging use. It also has a plug-and-play design, making it easy to use with most computers and laptops. Featuring UASP support, it further reduces processor requirements while improving your data speeds. Enhance your computer storage with a high-quality solution that will let you get things done.
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  3. Insignia™ - Heatsink Enclosure for M.2 NVMe SSDs and PS5 - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Nice enclosure...Seems to be working well keeping my new NVMe drive cool....I didn't know what I needed for my NVME drives so I returned them and boughtsome enclosures. "

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    Work and play hard with a heatsink that won’t let your devices overheat. With the Insignia NS-PM2HS Heatsink Enclosure for M.2 NVMe SSDs and PS5, improve the performance of your PlayStation 5 or desktop computer. Its M.2 B&M key or M key supports both 2280 and 22110, giving it wide compatibility with eligible devices. It has a double-sided construction and is made of vented aluminum and silicone thermal pads, preventing overheating and throttling by improving heat dissipation while in use. Black in color, it matches your other electronics for a clean, camouflaged look. Work and play for as long as you need with a heatsink that will take care of the rest.
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    "Nice enclosure...Seems to be working well keeping my new NVMe drive cool....I didn't know what I needed for my NVME drives so I returned them and boughtsome enclosures. "

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    Product Description

    Work and play hard with a heatsink that won’t let your devices overheat. With the Insignia NS-PM2HS Heatsink Enclosure for M.2 NVMe SSDs and PS5, improve the performance of your PlayStation 5 or desktop computer. Its M.2 B&M key or M key supports both 2280 and 22110, giving it wide compatibility with eligible devices. It has a double-sided construction and is made of vented aluminum and silicone thermal pads, preventing overheating and throttling by improving heat dissipation while in use. Black in color, it matches your other electronics for a clean, camouflaged look. Work and play for as long as you need with a heatsink that will take care of the rest.
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  4. Insignia™ - Dual Drive Mount for 2.5” SATA, SSDs or Hard Drives - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "2.5 hard drive or SSD adapter kit...Great Caddy for external 2.5 inch hard drives to fit in a 3.5 inch bay for desktop Macs or PCs....Great 2.5 drive bracket...Great bracket for fitting SSD drives in computers that have spinning drives."

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    Upgrade the storage capacity of your desktop computer by adding extra docking space. With the Insignia NS-PCDSSDM-C Dual SSD Hard Drive Mount for 2.5" Hard Drives, fit up to two 2.5 in. hard drives to be installed in a 3.5 in. HDD bay. It’s suitable for 7 mm and 9.5 mm height standard SSDs and has adjustable mounting holes, making it compatible with a variety of drives. Extra SATA cable clearance grants a safe connection and protects your cables from unnecessary strain. A black design with special cutouts provides an even heat dispersion that protects your data and matches the rest of your setup. Get the storage you need with a hard drive enclosure that best accommodates your setup.
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    "2.5 hard drive or SSD adapter kit...Great Caddy for external 2.5 inch hard drives to fit in a 3.5 inch bay for desktop Macs or PCs....Great 2.5 drive bracket...Great bracket for fitting SSD drives in computers that have spinning drives."

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    Product Description

    Upgrade the storage capacity of your desktop computer by adding extra docking space. With the Insignia NS-PCDSSDM-C Dual SSD Hard Drive Mount for 2.5" Hard Drives, fit up to two 2.5 in. hard drives to be installed in a 3.5 in. HDD bay. It’s suitable for 7 mm and 9.5 mm height standard SSDs and has adjustable mounting holes, making it compatible with a variety of drives. Extra SATA cable clearance grants a safe connection and protects your cables from unnecessary strain. A black design with special cutouts provides an even heat dispersion that protects your data and matches the rest of your setup. Get the storage you need with a hard drive enclosure that best accommodates your setup.
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  5. Insignia™ - M.2 NVMe to USB-C SSD Enclosure - Front_Zoom

    Model: NS-PCNVMEHDE
    SKU: 6500317
    Top comment

    "Bought to make a few fast NVMe external drives...Very happy with these enclosures, they work great and are inexpensive. Would buy again....Quality enclosure....Great enclosure for cloning or general use. Like the fastening mechanism better than cheaper enclosures I’ve bought (and returned) from Amazon. "

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    Product Description

    There’s nothing worse than low computer storage when you’re in the middle of working on a big project. Add portable data storage to your laptop or computer with the Insignia NS-PCNVMEHDE M.2 NVMe to USB-C SSD Enclosure. It turns your M.2 NVMe into a USB-C connection with transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps, giving you a high-speed access to your data. The enclosure includes a USB-C cable and a USB-to-USB-C adapter for wide-ranging use. It also has a plug-and-play design, making it easy to use with most computers and laptops. Featuring UASP support, it further reduces processor requirements while improving your data speeds. Improve your computer storage with a high-quality solution that will let you get things done.
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    "Bought to make a few fast NVMe external drives...Very happy with these enclosures, they work great and are inexpensive. Would buy again....Quality enclosure....Great enclosure for cloning or general use. Like the fastening mechanism better than cheaper enclosures I’ve bought (and returned) from Amazon. "

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    Product Description

    There’s nothing worse than low computer storage when you’re in the middle of working on a big project. Add portable data storage to your laptop or computer with the Insignia NS-PCNVMEHDE M.2 NVMe to USB-C SSD Enclosure. It turns your M.2 NVMe into a USB-C connection with transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps, giving you a high-speed access to your data. The enclosure includes a USB-C cable and a USB-to-USB-C adapter for wide-ranging use. It also has a plug-and-play design, making it easy to use with most computers and laptops. Featuring UASP support, it further reduces processor requirements while improving your data speeds. Improve your computer storage with a high-quality solution that will let you get things done.
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  6. CORSAIR - Dual SATA Drive Enclosure for 2.5" Solid-State Drives - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "CORSAIR - Dual SATA Drive Enclosure for 2.5" Solid...CORSAIR - Dual SATA Drive Enclosure for 2.5" Solid-State Drives - Black is a very good enclosure...CORSAIR Dual SATA Drive Enclosure for 2.5" SSD...Needed a 2.5" enclosure for two SSDs I was installing and came upon the CORSAIR Dual SATA Drive Enclosure for 2.5" SSD Drives. "

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    Product Description

    Upgrade your desktop PC using this CORSAIR dual SSD mounting bracket. The adjustable design ensures compatibility with both 7mm and 9.5mm SSDs, while the extra clearance enables safe and strain-free connection of data cables. This CORSAIR dual SSD mounting bracket can accommodate up to two drives and is easy to install.
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    "CORSAIR - Dual SATA Drive Enclosure for 2.5" Solid...CORSAIR - Dual SATA Drive Enclosure for 2.5" Solid-State Drives - Black is a very good enclosure...CORSAIR Dual SATA Drive Enclosure for 2.5" SSD...Needed a 2.5" enclosure for two SSDs I was installing and came upon the CORSAIR Dual SATA Drive Enclosure for 2.5" SSD Drives. "

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    Product Description

    Upgrade your desktop PC using this CORSAIR dual SSD mounting bracket. The adjustable design ensures compatibility with both 7mm and 9.5mm SSDs, while the extra clearance enables safe and strain-free connection of data cables. This CORSAIR dual SSD mounting bracket can accommodate up to two drives and is easy to install.
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  7. Sabrent - Docking Station for SATA Drives - Front_Zoom
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    "I found myself with about a dozen old drives and didn't want to invest in a bunch of enclosures to make periodic use of them. ...great external sata disk drive enclosure...this powered enclosure performs very well with a 1 TB sata 3.5 inch disk drive. it's quiet and sleek. it can be powered on and off via swith which makes it very convenient. data transfer is great too. excellent product and a great purchase."

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    The Sabrent EC-DFLT SATA Lay-Flat Docking Station supports direct inserion 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 lightning speed of USB 3.0 to quickly transfer files up to 5 Gbps! System Requirements: Windows (both 32-bit & 64-bit versions), Mac OS X.
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    "I found myself with about a dozen old drives and didn't want to invest in a bunch of enclosures to make periodic use of them. ...great external sata disk drive enclosure...this powered enclosure performs very well with a 1 TB sata 3.5 inch disk drive. it's quiet and sleek. it can be powered on and off via swith which makes it very convenient. data transfer is great too. excellent product and a great purchase."

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    Product Description

    The Sabrent EC-DFLT SATA Lay-Flat Docking Station supports direct inserion 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 lightning speed of USB 3.0 to quickly transfer files up to 5 Gbps! System Requirements: Windows (both 32-bit & 64-bit versions), Mac OS X.
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  8. Sabrent - SATA to USB Adapter for 2.5” SATA Drives - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Worked perfectly with SSD drive. Time and money saver if you need to clone had drive fast - no need to buy external disk enclosure....Works the same as an external enclosure and is affordable. Fits all SATA drives so far. "

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    Take advantage of the lighting speed of USB 3.0 to quickly transfer files up to 5 Gbps! Connect any 2.5” Serial ATA (SATA)/SSD or SATA II Hard Drive to your computer through an available USB 3.0 port on your desktop or laptop. Reverse compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1, this Adapter is a perfect solution for data transfers or data backup! Supports Standard Notebook 2.5” SATA and SATA II Hard Drives. Transfer Rates up to 5 Gbps when connected to a USB 3.0 port. Transfer Rates up to 480 Mbps when connected to a USB 2.0 port. Hot-swappable, plug and play, no drivers needed.
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    "Worked perfectly with SSD drive. Time and money saver if you need to clone had drive fast - no need to buy external disk enclosure....Works the same as an external enclosure and is affordable. Fits all SATA drives so far. "

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    Take advantage of the lighting speed of USB 3.0 to quickly transfer files up to 5 Gbps! Connect any 2.5” Serial ATA (SATA)/SSD or SATA II Hard Drive to your computer through an available USB 3.0 port on your desktop or laptop. Reverse compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1, this Adapter is a perfect solution for data transfers or data backup! Supports Standard Notebook 2.5” SATA and SATA II Hard Drives. Transfer Rates up to 5 Gbps when connected to a USB 3.0 port. Transfer Rates up to 480 Mbps when connected to a USB 2.0 port. Hot-swappable, plug and play, no drivers needed.
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  9. StarTech.com - eSATA/USB 3.0 Hard Drive Docking Station - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I'm using this for external eSata backup drives. It was very easy to set up and use. ...It can do both sizes of sata drives. Hot swap doesn’t work as I expected. You must safely eject the drive then turn the device on and off for the new drive to be recognized. "

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    Enjoy high-speed data transfer rates with this StarTech.com hard drive docking station. It lets you dock 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch SATA III HDDs and SDDs quickly and connects to a PC or laptop through either USB 3.0 or eSATA for maximum compatibility. This StarTech.com hard drive docking station supports up to 6TB of hard disk capacity.
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    "I'm using this for external eSata backup drives. It was very easy to set up and use. ...It can do both sizes of sata drives. Hot swap doesn’t work as I expected. You must safely eject the drive then turn the device on and off for the new drive to be recognized. "

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    Enjoy high-speed data transfer rates with this StarTech.com hard drive docking station. It lets you dock 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch SATA III HDDs and SDDs quickly and connects to a PC or laptop through either USB 3.0 or eSATA for maximum compatibility. This StarTech.com hard drive docking station supports up to 6TB of hard disk capacity.
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