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StarTech.com M.2 SSD Aluminum Enclosure to USB 3.0 (5Gbps) with UASP - M.2 NGFF SATA with B Key & B+M Key - External M.2 Portable Enclosure (SM2NGFFMBU33), Black

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Price
$25.99
Savings
-$2.00
Number of Items
1
Manufacturer
STARTECH.COM
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Is Amazon Fulfilled
Amazon Fulfilled
Weight
0.154 Pounds
Length
6.3 Inches
Height
1.18 Inches
Width
5.12 Inches
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Features
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  • Broad compatibility: The enclosure supports most common SATA M.2 SSDs including 30mm, 42mm, 60mm and 80mm and is also compatible with SATA revisions I/II/III (1.5 / 3.0 / 6.0 Gbps).
  • Increased performance: Boost external performance with this M.2 SDD enclosure by turning your SATA M.2 solid state drive into a high speed USB 3.0 thumb drive. The enclosure also supports UASP.
  • Portable & no driver installation: This black lightweight M.2 SATA SSD enclosure offers perfect portability. It supports any operating system with no additional software or drivers required.
  • Built to last: This portable hard drive enclosure protects your drive from damage. The M.2 NGFF features specially engineered ventilation holes which help maintain a cooler operating environment.
  • Industry-leading support: StarTech.com offers a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support on this enclosure, and has been the choice of IT professionals and businesses for over 30 years.
Description
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This M.2 SSD enclosure turns your SATA M.2 solid state drive into a portable, high speed USB 3.0 drive (5Gbps). Obtain Maximum Performance Get higher external performance by using an M.2 SSD in place of a platter drive, harnessing the full potential of your USB 3.0 computer system. The enclosure on the M.2 hard drive enclosure supports UASP, enabling you to achieve transfer speeds up to 70% faster than traditional USB 3.0 when used with a UASP-enabled host computer. Lightweight Design This slim, pocket-sized aluminum external enclosure has been specifically engineered for mobility. It features...
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Works as expected.
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Great product however the screw to secure end are not good quality, strip easilyBut does what its suppise to.
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Great Buying Experience A+++.
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Category: Computer Hard Drive Enclosures
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The usual price range for a computer hard drive enclosur is between $5.99 to $91.99.

If you want to know about computer hard drive enclosures in general, please go to our Computer Hard Drive Enclosures: Things to Know Before Buying in 2020 page to learn more!

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How-To: M.2 SSD to USB3.0 adaptor is fast (MyDigitalSSD)
Using the MyDigitalSSD USB 3.0 adaptor for M.2 / NGFF SATA drives. Fast performance and light weight. How-To.
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Editorial Reviews
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Jane's Review: Should I buy this product?

Jane's Review

It depends on what you are looking for. Let's go over the reasons why buying this computer hard drive enclosure now is a good idea, and also things to consider before you decide on this item.

1. This computer hard drive enclosure has okay reviews on the internet

Some people have a great experience with a product, while some are unlucky and get a defected item and have to go through the whole process of returning them. Since people have different experiences about a product due to various reasons, don't read too much into one good or bad review. Reading multiple reviews with different ratings can help you picture how good/bad the product generally is.

This computer hard drive enclosure has moderatereviews on the internet, and based on current trends, it's likely that people will like this computer hard drive enclosure more a week later. I summarized what fans and haters say about this product above in the good/ok/bad table, so don't forget to read those since they paint the whole picture! And of course, if you want to read more detailed reviews, many of them are on Amazon!See More Reviews on AmazonSee More Reviews on Amazon

2. The price might go up, so buy now if you need this!

image/svg+xml Highest Price Lowest Price $27.99 $22.79

Price is one of the most important factors in making a purchase decision. I analyzed the price of this product in four parts: its recent price change, when it was most expensive/cheapest, its price volatility, and a price prediction I made, just in case you want to wait.

First off, let's talk about its recent price change. The price of this product has not changed recently, which means that it has steady and healthy supply!

Next, we need to look at its highest price and lowest price. Historically, the highest price point for this computer hard drive enclosure was $27.99, and the lowest price point was $22.79. The current price is nearly the highest it has ever been. If the best price is what you're after, now isn't exactly a good time to buy this computer hard drive enclosure.

What about its availability and price volatility? This is another aspect we have to dig into before buying something. I haven't seen this product being unavailable since I started reviewing this product. So as far as the availability goes, this product is solid. If you plan to make a repeat purchase of this kind of item, this is your product! Based on past behavior, we don't expect the price to shift. The price could still change, but don't get your hopes up!

Considering all this, will the price go up or down in a week? Based on past price points, I expect the price to be $27.83 a week from now. It might be best to purchase as soon as possible before the price becomes too high.

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3. StarTech is one of the best selling computer hard drive enclosure brand

StarTech is one of the best selling brands among other computer hard drive enclosure brands. But I couldn't find any YouTube videos, Reddit posts, or news articles that directly mention this product, but this can be just me not looking hard enough. Will update this when I have more info!

One thing to be careful about here is that I'm not verifying if this product's maker is a household name or not. This section is more focused on whether this is proven enough by its consumers, whether people actually love this product.

4. Manufacturer has generally positive reviews on their other products

The maker of a product is another factor you want to definitely consider before you buy anything. What if there is a piece missing or there is some defect in the product? With anything you buy online, there is a small chance of this happening. But don't worry too much, because Amazon has an amazing 30-day refund policy (Amazon❤️). Still, you want to make sure that the manufacturer or the seller has been helpful in resolving this kind of problem and/or has been helpful to its customers about general product inquiries. The manufacturer of this product, STARTECH.COM (StarTech), has generally positive reviews on the internet. It's generally a good sign if the manufacturer has good reviews overall. If your purchase decision heavily involves how well they make their products and treat their customers, and if you like this product, I'd go with this product!

5. There are other options you might want to check out

image/svg+xml StarTech Other similar brands: DEGOL ZTC MEITK KingSpec

I found 8 brands that have similar products like this one: DEGOL, ZTC, MEITK, KingSpec, the same brand as this product, RIITOP, Sabrent, and Kesell. 'If you're looking for a cheaper alternative, you might want to look at a similar product from Sabrent. If you're looking for a computer hard drive enclosure with best reviews, a product from Sabrent gets the best score on the internet. If your primary concern is whether the product is popular and well known, a similar product from Sabrent I linked below is a better option. I linked all the similar products in the similar products section so please check them out! Or you can check other similar products on Amazon, too.

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That's it! I hope you learned enough about this product to make a purchase decision now. You can always ask me about anything via the bird button on the bottom right corner. Thanks for reading — I'm going to add more analyses on this review, so stay tuned!

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