Top 10 External PCIe Enclosure – Computer Hard Drive Enclosures

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1. SSK

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SSK Aluminum M.2 NVME SSD Enclosure Adapter, USB 3.1 Gen 2 10 Gbps to NVME PCI-E M-Key Solid State Drive External Enclosure Fits only NVMe PCIe 2242/2260/2280

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SSK #ad - Applicable to sizes 2242 / 2260 / 2280 solid state drivers. Aluminum alloy shell- adopts aluminum alloy shell, slim design, durable and excellent heat dissipation, be portable and easy to carry;.

Type c interface- both side can be inserted; usb-c gen 2 10gbps or thunderbolt 3 are recommended for extreme speed performance. High quality master chip- adopts high performance controller ic, complies with UASP, Trim which can effectively improve the speed and exteend the lifetime of SSD. Blue indicator- blue Indicator shows the data transfer status, easy and clear;. Compatible multi OS, Windows 7/ 8/ 8. 1/ 10/ linux/ MAC. One hd movie transfer only takes 2 seconds; Backward compatible with USB 3. 1 gen2 and USB 3. 0 up to 5Gbps. Applicable ssd - this m. 2 ssd enclosure only for nvme m-key m. 2 ssd pcie-based. Does not support M. 2 sata based sSDs, M.
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ManufacturerSSK Corporation #ad
Height0.43 Inches
Length4.53 Inches
Width1.54 Inches
Part Number7545803790
ModelHE-C325

2. Razer

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650W PSU, NVIDIA /AMD PCIe Support, Razer Core X Aluminum External GPU Enclosure eGPU: Compatible w/ Windows & Mac Thunderbolt 3 Laptops

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Razer #ad - Compatibility windows: requires thunderbolt 3 external graphics eGFX support with RS45 or later and compatible NVIDIA or AMD graphics cards.

Compatibility macos: requires thunderbolt 3 and High Sierra 1013. 4 or later and compatible AMD graphics cards only NVIDIA cards not supported. Gpu max power support: 375 watts. Razer synapse 3 software not available on macOS. Built-in power supply: includes a 700w atx psu with 100W laptop charging via Thunderbolt 3; GPU max power support up to 500W. Desktop-grade performance: boosts Thunderbolt 3 laptop performance with support for up to 3 slot-wide PCIe full-sized desktop graphics cards sold separately.
BrandRazer #ad
ManufacturerRazer USA Ltd #ad
Height6.62 Inches
Length9.06 Inches
Weight14.29 Pounds
Width14.74 Inches
Part NumberRC21-01310100-R3U1
ModelRC21-01310100-R3U1
Warranty1 Year

3. ASUS

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USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C 10 Gbps, Fits PCIe 2280/2260/2242/2230 M Key/B+M Key, USB-C to C and USB-C to A Cables, ASUS ROG STRIX Arion Aluminum Alloy M.2 NVMe SSD External Portable Enclosure Case Adapter

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ASUS #ad - Supports m 2 pcie nvm express ssds with 2230/2242/2260/2280 form factor M 2 NVMe SSD not included. Aluminum alloy rog case with thermal pads pulls heat away from M 2 drives. Asus aura sync rgb lighting features a nearly endless spectrum of colors with the ability to synchronize effects across an ever-expanding ecosystem of Aura Sync enabled products. Usb type-c 3 2 gen 2 for transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps. Two cables included – 1x usb type-c cable 1x USB Type-C to USB Type-A cable.
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ManufacturerAsus #ad
Height1.6 Inches
Length7.1 Inches
Weight2.16 Pounds
Width3.8 Inches
Part NumberROG Strix Arion ESD-S1C
ModelROG Strix Arion ESD-S1C
Warranty1 Year Warranty

4. Sonnet Technologies

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Sonnet eGFX Breakaway Box 550W GPU-550W-TB3

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Sonnet Technologies #ad - Mac: supports amd rx 470, 570, 480, 580/vega 56 on thunderbolt 3 macs with macOS High Sierra Boot Camp not supported.550w power supply supports up to 375w card up to 8-pin + 8-pin power connectors, and provides up to 87W of Power Delivery to charge a laptop.

Windows: supports nvidia gtx 1060, 1080ti/titan x, 1080, xp, v/quadro p4000, p5000, 1070, p6000 or amd radeon rx 570, 580/vega 56/wx 5100, 7100 on Thunderbolt 3 computers with Windows 10. Connects high performance gpu cards up to 312mm x 160mm to computers with a thunderbolt 3 port. Macos supports two Breakaway Boxes. Breakaway box 550 has one thunderbolt 3 port, includes a 05m 40gb thunderbolt 3 cable. Also supports avid hdx, red rocket-x and other x16 full-length PCIe cards must have a Thunderbolt 3 connection, USB3C connection and Thunderbolt 2 adapters do not work.
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ManufacturerSONNET TECHNOLOGIES #ad
Height10.83 Inches
Length17.01 Inches
Weight2.6 Pounds
Width11.46 Inches
Part NumberGPU-550W-TB3
ModelGPU-550W-TB3

5. TDBT

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Fits M-Key B+M Key NVMe SSD, TDBT M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure with Heat Sink, 10Gbps USB-C to PCIe NVMe M.2 Hard Drive Enclosure with Thermal Cooling Pad, NVMe M.2 Drive to USB-C External Storage Enclosure

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TDBT #ad - M. 2 nvme drive to usb 3. 1 gen 2 adapter supports pcie m. 2 nvme ssd, not support m. 2 sata ssd. Max. No speed throttle due to temperature rise. Perfect companion for Mac/Windows PC. Easy to install, easy to setup and easy to use.

Usb-c to usb-c and usb-c to usb-a cables includedworks with uSB-C/Thunderbolt 3/USB-A hosts. It can also work as Windows to Go/macOS bootable USB external drive. Save tons of waiting time. Fits both m key and b+m key m. 2 nvme ssd you can use this enclosure to clone the operating system to a new NVMe drive, upgrade the SSD in your laptop, then use the old M. 2 nvme hard drive as USB external storage.

Better heat dissipation, better performance SSD thermal pad and heat sink included, aluminum case with heat dissipate fins, cooling down internal NVMe SSD rapidly. Speed uSB 3. 1 10gbps, actual testing speed over 1000MB/s for reading/write. Cross-platform compatibilitywork with ipad pro, android smartphone, PS4/PS4 Pro/PS 4 Slim, Xbox One/One X as USB external storage deviceSSD not included.
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ManufacturerTDBT #ad
Height0.59 Inches
Length4.37 Inches
Weight0.24 Pounds
Width1.69 Inches
Part NumberSUPERC
ModelSuperC
Warranty12 Months

6. StarTech

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StarTech.com Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Expansion Chassis w/DisplayPort – PCIe x16 – External PCIe Slot for Thunderbolt 3 Devices TB31PCIEX16

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StarTech #ad - With multiple extended displays, and avoid the hassle of continually repositioning several open programs. Extend your workstation this external PCIe expansion box features a dedicated DisplayPort output that lets you add an additional display to your laptop or desktop computer.

High speeds: experience increased productivity with Thunderbolt 3 and up to 40Gbps bandwidth which is twice the speed of Thunderbolt 2 20Gbps and eight times faster than USB 3. 0 5gbps. This thunderbolt 3 pcie expansion chassis lets you add an external pcie x16 slot to your laptop or desktop computer, making it ideal for dynamic on-site production. Increase productivity at up to 40gbps this Thunderbolt 3 expansion chassis gives you the throughput to add displays to your laptop, through an external Thunderbolt 3 connection.

The pcie enclosure features a second Thunderbolt 3 port, 8. 1, with the speed and bandwidth support of Thunderbolt 3 and PCIe 3. 0, that you can use to connect a secondary display. It’s easy to access and edit large uncompressed files such as videos and images on the fly, Cable Length: 19. 7 in 500 mm, you can work more efficiently by multitasking faster, access files quickly, 10; macOS 10.12 - 1015, you can enjoy many of the same port additions you would from the PCIe expansion slots of a desktop system.
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ManufacturerSTARTECH.COM #ad
Height10.75 Inches
Length3.23 Inches
Weight2.2 Pounds
Width5.51 Inches
Part NumberTB31PCIEX16
ModelTB31PCIEX16
Warranty2 Year Warranty

7. ElecGear

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PCI-e M.2 SSD External Case, NVMe Hard Drive Converter Caddy Box, 2242 PCIe M2 Memory Card Reader, 10Gbps USB Type A and C cable, ElecGear NVMe USB 3.1 Enclosure, 2280, NV-C01 Aluminum Cooling Adapter

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ElecGear #ad - Compatible with windows, 000mb/s usb data transition from nvm express PCI-e SSD to desk PC, MacOS and Thunderbolt 3 of Apple MacBook Pro and Intel NUC. R/w speed up to 850-1020mb/s with most NVMe hard drive. Solid aluminum - premium aluminum casing with cnc technique and thermal silicon pad design.

The whole body act as a heatsink to take away the heat from memory module - No cooling fan or extra cooler needed for your expensive NVMe hard drive; Blue LED indicator showing data status on Solid State Drive; Easy installation, Plug & Play, Hot-swappable, No extra drive required. Comply with trim, it greatly speed up games loading on PlayStation PS4 and Xbox One console; Insert an internal SSD in, 4K content designers and engineering. Attention - the adapter fits nvme m. 2 ssd pcie ‘m’ and ‘b+m’ key. At 1000mb/s, uasp and Power Saving. Compatibility - support nvme m2 ssd with 2280, 960 970 evo plus, intel optane memory 600p, mp510, crucial p1, 760p, adata xpg sx8200, pm961, wd black sn750 and blue sn500, pm981, kc1000, lexar nm520, corsair force mp300, patriot, sabrent, hp ex950, sk hynix, Mushkin Pilot, 2230 form factor: samsung 950 pro, SM961, LITEON T11 Plus, 660p, sx6000 pro, kingston a1000, silicon power, 800P, 960 970 Pro, toshiba ocz rc100, 900P, 2260, PM951, 2242, DREVO D1 XTREME.

Packed with two 10Gbps cables: USB 3. 1 gen2 type-a and Type-C. Never classify an m2 disk by its ‘KEY’ form.
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ManufacturerElecGear-US #ad
Height0.45 Inches
Length4.04 Inches
Weight0.3 Pounds
Width1.73 Inches
Part NumberNV-C01
ModelNV-C01

8. QNINE

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M.2 PCIe SSD M Key to USB 3.0 External Case, Support Samsung 960 970 Evo Pro/WD Black NVME SSD and More, QNINE NVME Enclosure

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QNINE #ad - Notice you are kindly reminded that your computer won't recognize the actual SSD's brand with this NVME to USB Adapter, so for Samsung SSD that you couldn't use the Samsung disk cloning software.

Plug and play, no driver required. Good compatibility compatible with windows XP / 8 / 7 / 10 and MAC OS. Portable compact and Slim design, only 1. 9oz is ideal for business trip. Durable design robust alloy casing and premium internal components ensure perfect performance regardless of scrapes, bumps, or drops. Superspeed data use the nvme ssd reader to sync data at blazing speeds—fast enough to transfer an HD movie in seconds.
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9. Sabrent

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Sabrent USB 3.1 Aluminum Enclosure for M.2 NVMe SSD in Silver EC-NVME

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Sabrent #ad - Designed for optimal heat dissipation and reduced power consumption. Easy setup - hot-swappable, plug and play, no driver required! enhanced performance can significantly reduce latency.

Design - ultra-slim aluminum alloy sandblasted shell. Heat management - Professional Aluminum Case. Compatibility - only for nvme m-key m. 2 ssd pcie-based. Speed - usb 3. 1 gen2 port supports data transmission speeds of up to 10Gbps for steady and efficient data transfer. Does not support m. 2 sata based sSD NGFF. Applicable to sizes 2230 / 2242 / 2260 / 2280. Portable yet durable, Durable, ideal for traveling. Sleek, and convenient. Backward compatible with USB 3. 1 gen1 and USB 3. 0 at respective speed limits. This enclosure comes with a free download of Acronis True Image for Sabrent software for easy cloning. Supports samsung 950pro/ 960evo/ pm951/ pm961/ SM951/ SM961.
BrandSabrent #ad
ManufacturerSabrent #ad
Height0.65 Inches
Length5.19 Inches
Weight0.49 Pounds
Width7.54 Inches
Part NumberEC-NVME
ModelEC-NVME
Warranty1 Year Limited

10. SSK

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External SATA Based M.2 Solid State Hard Drive Enclosure SATA Based, SSK Aluminum USB 3.1 to M.2 NGFF SSD Enclosure Adapter

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SSK #ad - Applicable ssd– this m. 2 ssd enclosure supports sata-based m. 2/ngffb key&b+m key ssd 2242 2260 2280mm solid state drivers, Not supports NVMe/PCIe M.

2 m key ssD;. Aluminum alloy shell- adopts aluminum alloy shell, slim design, durable and excellent heat dissipation, be portable and easy to carry;. High quality master chip- adopts high performance controller IC, compatible Multi OS, Windows 7/ 8/ 8. 1/ 10/ linux/ MAC. Type c interface- both side can be inserted; usB 3. 1 gen 1 5gbps high speed transmission, Type c Adapter meets all of your type c computer and mobile needs. Blue indicator- blue Indicator shows the data transfer status, easy and clear;.
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ManufacturerSSK Corporation #ad
Height0.43 Inches
Length4.53 Inches
Width1.54 Inches
Part NumberSHE-C320
ModelSHE-C320