The Best Thunderbolt Enclosure For Ssd – Top 10 Picks

Best thunderbolt enclosure for ssd – 12 Picks In 2022

Bestseller No. 1
ACASIS 40Gbps NVMe Enclosure, M.2 Enclosure for Thunderbolt 4/3 USB4.0/3.2/3.1/3.0/2.0, SSD Enclosure Support Size 2280 M&B+M-Key, Aluminum Alloy External NVMe Enclosure USB C Thunderbolt Enclosure
  • [Superior Speed M.2 Enclosure] Our ACASIS 40Gbps nvme enclosure is fully compatible with Thunderbolt 4/3, USB4.0 and downward compatible with USB3.2/3.1/3.0/2.0. The enclosure speed test for the Samsung 980 PRO 250GB is 2805mb/s for read and 2734mb/s for write.
  • [Tool-free & Easy to Install] No screw or screwdriver is required. This m.2 enclosure is lightweight, luxury and compact. You could easily pull the back-shell off or put it back with your hand. It ONLY supports M KEY and B&M KEY SSD with size 2280.
  • [Excellent Heat Dissipation] With aluminum alloy shell, this SSD enclosure has a great heat dissipation, long-lasting performance. Additionally, this nvme enclosure includes thermal pads with 0.5mm and 1mm for better use. It can improve heat dissipation.
  • [Wide Compatibility]Our thunderbolt enclosure comes with a 19.7 inch thunderbolt 4 C to C data cable. It is compatible with Windows 7 or higher, Mac OS 10.3 or higher and Linux system.
  • [Quality Assurance] Acasis is committed to develop high-quality and professional products for people's daily life. We provide lifetime technical support. If you have any questions with this product, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will reply within 24 hours. (Note: SAMSUNG 980 PRO SSD with built on Heatsink will not fit)
Bestseller No. 2
OWC Envoy Express Thunderbolt 3 Enclosure for NVMe M.2 SSD
  • Certified: first bus-powered enclosure that meets stringent Thunderbolt power requirements
  • DIY easy: uses any NVMe M.2 2280 SSD available today and in the future
  • Super-fast: supports up to 1553MB/s real-world performance1
  • Convenient: integrated 10.2-inch Thunderbolt 3 cable
  • Gets onboard: includes back of laptop screen slide mount for safe, out-of-the way use
SaleBestseller No. 3
Cable Matters Premium Aluminum 10Gbps Gen 2 USB C Hard Drive Enclosure for 2.5" SSD/HDD with USB-C and USB-A Cables - Thunderbolt 4 / USB4 / Thunderbolt 3 Port Compatible with MacBook Pro, MacBook Air
  • USB C 2.5 External SSD Enclosure supports a 2.5" SATA SSD or HDD drive; portable external hard drive in a sturdy aluminum housing protects the SSD drive and assists with heat dissipation
  • Portable USB 3.1 SSD enclosure offers convenient and fast data back-up for temporary or long-term use; Diagnose internal SATA SSD drives for replacement or repair with this SATA HDD adapter
  • Tool free SATA hard drive enclosure offers a data transfer rate up to 10Gbps with a compatible computer; 10Gbps data transfer rate is 2x faster than USB 3.0; Thunderbolt 3 computer compatible with the included USB C cable; Supports the maximum SATA III 6Gbps data transfer rate
  • SSD hard drive USB C to SATA storage solution is compatible with Windows or Mac computers as a Thunderbolt 3 hard drive enclosure; USB C SSD enclosure provides a cost-effective solution for adding additional memory without opening up your laptop; UASP, TRIM and S.M.A.R.T support with compatible computers, drives and OS for increased data transfer speeds, improved CPU utilization and failure detection
  • 10 Gbps USB C hard drive ENCLOSURE is compatible with SATA SSD or HDD drives up to 9.5mm, including 7mm; SATA to Thunderbolt 3 hard drive enclosure is compatible with SATA drives such as the Samsung 860 EVO, Kingston A400 SSD, SSD Plus, Crucial MX500, WD Blue 3D NAND PC SSD
Bestseller No. 4
UGREEN M.2 NVMe and SATA SSD Enclosure Aluminum, 10Gbps USB 3.2 Gen2, USB C Thunderbolt 3 Compatible External M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure Support UASP Trim for PCIe M, B+M Keys Size 2230/2242/2260/2280 SSD
  • 10Gbps Lightning Transmission: USB 3.2 Gen2 and Thunderbolt 3 compatible, the NVMe enclosure achieves data transfer rates of up to 10Gbps. With modern NVMe and SATA protocols, and UASP/Trim supported, this m.2 NVMe SSD enclosure reader is 70% faster to transfer gigabyte-sized files in seconds.
  • Cool to the Touch: Removing the space between the SSD and thermal pad allows for better heat dissipation through the aluminum shell and the heatsink on the surface of the USB C SSD enclosure adapter. Effectively protect your SSD from overheating and keep high transfer speed.
  • Safe to Use: Built-in advanced RTL9210B chip with short-circuit and over-current protection to ensure safety and stability from inside of this M2 NVMe and SATA to USB enclosure. An extra silicone case for heat isolation and all-around drop protection for accidental drops.
  • Easier Use: Plug & Play; no driver needed. Data backup or recovery, file transfers and storage expansion are done in no time. The white LED indicator shows the working status of the SSD enclosure. (Note: SSD is NOT included).
  • Broad Compatibility: The m.2 NVMe enclosure is specially designed for M and B&M Keys and for up to 8TB 2230/2242/2260/2280 sized SSDs. Applicable with Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Android, IOS systems. (NOTE: It does not support M-SATA).
SaleBestseller No. 5
ACASIS 40Gbps M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure, Sturdy 8TB USB-C Aluminum External Hard Drive Enclosure, for M1 Pro/Max Mac, Support 2280 B+M M-Key PCIe, Compatible with Thunderbolt 4/3 USB4/3.2/3.1/3.0/2.0
  • Lightning-fast 40Gbps. Using Intel JHL7440 high-end main control chip, nvme enclosure supports ultra-high speeds up to 40Gbps, Speed test with Samsung 980 EVO Plus on Macbook Pro, Read / Write speed reaches up to 2800MB/s / 2500MB/s.( If your SSD does not support NVMe protocol, the speed will not exceed 600MB/s.)
  • Smaller and more portable. The size of the Aluminum External Hard Drive Enclosure is 10*6.1*1.45cm, small, exquisite, and easy to carry, making this M.2 nvme enclosure a good work and life partner. Equipped with Thunderbolt 3 C-to-C data cable, Let you have a super high-speed experience at any time.
  • Excellent Heat Dissipation. Attach the thermal pad on the SSD for optimum contact with the aluminum alloy shell to dissipate heat more effectively and rapidly for better protection of SSD
  • Extensive Compatibility. ACASIS M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure built-in Intel JHL7440 chip, adopts dual-chip master control,equipped with 40Gbps Type-C interface.The NVMe Enclosure supports Thunderbolt 3/4 and is backward compatible with USB 4/3.2/ 3.1/ 3.0/ 2.0 at respective speed limits to meet a variety of work and daily needs.
  • Plug and Play. This M.2 NVMe Enclosure supports M1 Pro/Max Mac devices and iPad Pro.Compatible with Windows, macOS and Linux. Just plug and play without a driver.Our NVMe Enclosure supports hot-swapping without affecting the rest of the server's capabilities.
Bestseller No. 6
ORICO 40Gbps M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure USB4 PCIe3.0x4 USB-C Aluminum Adapter, Upgraded NVMe PCIe 2280 M-Key External M2 Solid State Drive Enclosure, Compatible Thunderbolt 3/4 USB3.2/3.1/3.0/ Type C
  • 【40Gbps Enclosure】40Gbps USB Type C Interface M.2 NVMe Enclosure: Up to 40Gbps Exterme-speed M.2 NVME, the theoretical read and write speed can reach 3000MB/s. Ideal for turning your internal SSD into a portable external SSD and storing data. It is also compatible with Thunderbolt3/4, USB3.2/3.1/3.0 interfaces.
  • 【New Cooling Vest】The M.2 adapter is professionally designed, and the aluminum cooling vest encloses the SSD in all directions and accurately dissipates heat. The M.2 body is made of full aluminum alloy, and CNC process is used to cut strips to increase the heat dissipation area. After 72 hours of continuous testing, the case temperature is only close to human body temperature, making the product more stable and safe.
  • 【Wide Compatibility】ORICO M208 M.2 enclosure compatible with M.2 PCIe NVMe M Key,NVMe B+M Key in sizes 2280, NOT compatible with M.2 SATA SSDs, M.2 PCIe AHCI SSDs, M.2 PCIe devices. Supports system multi OS, Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Android. Plug and play, no drive and power supply required.
  • 【Improved 2-in-1 Cable】The USB cable included with the M.2 USB adapter has 2 output ports, USB C to A (5 Gbps) and USB C to C (40 Gbps), which can be freely connected to computers, cell phones. Game consoles and other devices. The wire is 30cm long, with nylon braid and metal interface, which is more flexible and stable to use and has a longer service life.
  • 【Sandwich mount design】M.2 NVME enclosure simply loosen the screws of the cover, carefully place your SSD into the SSD housing, then screw the cover tight and connect the cables to start working. It also supports UASP acceleration protocol, TRIM and SAMRT functions to make reading faster and more secure. Very suitable for business people.
Bestseller No. 7
OWC ThunderBay 4 Mini 4-Bay Thunderbolt 3 External Drive Enclosure
  • The ThunderBay 4 mini is a compact data storage enclosure that you can populate with new or existing 2.5-inch HDDs or SSDs; The ThunderBay 4 mini is about the length of a pencil and can weigh as little as 3.1 pounds with drives
  • Four hot-swappable 2.5-inch drive bays: mix or match 2.5-inch HDDs and SSDs
  • Up to 1556MB/s with (2) Thunderbolt 3 ports (Thunderbolt 2/Thunderbolt backward compatible)
  • aisy-chain up to five additional Thunderbolt devices
  • Thunderbolt certified for Mac and Windows; 1 Year OWC Limited Warranty
Bestseller No. 8
Ankmax USBC 40Gbps Enclosure for NVMe M.2 SSD, UC4M2 USB Type-C 40Gbps Interface Compatible with Thunderbolt 4/3 USB4.0/3.1/3.0, Tool-Free Aluminum External Hard Drive Enclosure(8TB Support)
  • 【40Gbps High Speed 】With USB4.0 Type-C output interface, it supports the maximum transmission speed up to 40Gbps. The UC4M2's read speeds up to 2901MB/s and write speeds up to 2813MB/s. (Test Environment: 1TB PCIe4 NVMe SSD 980PRO, M2 Macbook Air. If the computer's SSD does not support the NVMe protocol, the best speed cannot be achieved) )
  • 【Multiple Transmission Protocol 】UC4M2 adopts dual-chip master control, equipped with 40Gbps Type-C interface, compatible with Thunderbolt 4/3, USB4.0/3.1/3.0 interface, and supports M1 Pro/Max Mac devices and iPad Pro. Offers the best of both worlds high-speed storage for Thunderbolt and USB devices.
  • 【Only for NVMe M.2 SSD】The UC4M2 SSD Enclosure is specially designed for M Key & B+M Key NVMe SSD up to 8TB capacity. The applicable M.2 SSD size is 2280. A large-capacity external storage expansion device especially suitable for Macbook and other devices.
  • 【Built to be Cool and Durable】Thick aluminum alloy body, unique CNC processing technology, make the product cool and durable, can withstand a drop of up to 2 meters. The all-aluminum body has good heat dissipation performance, which helps to reduce the internal temperature and maintain the best performance of the SSD.
  • 【Quick Installation, Easy to Use】100% tool-free installation of SSD, compact and portable, plug and play, no driver required. UC4M2 is ANKMAX's first portable SSD enclosure that supports USB4. Choosing a high-speed device can greatly improve your work efficiency.
SaleBestseller No. 9
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)
  • 【Applicable SSD 】- This M.2 SSD Enclosure only for NVMe M-Key M.2 SSD (PCIE-based). Applicable to sizes 2242 / 2260 / 2280 solid state drivers. Does not support M.2 SATA based SSDs, M.2 PCIe AHCI SSDs, M.2 PCIe devices such as WiFi and capture cards, mSATA SSDs, and non-M.2 form factor SSDs.
  • 【Type C interface】- Both side can be inserted; USB-C Gen 2 10Gbps or Thunderbolt 3 are recommended for extreme speed performance. One HD movie transfer only takes 2 seconds; Backward compatible with USB 3.1 Gen1 and USB 3.0 up to 5Gbps.
  • 【Aluminum Alloy Shell】- Adopts aluminum alloy shell, slim design, durable and excellent heat dissipation, be portable and easy to carry;
  • 【Blue Indicator】- Blue Indicator shows the data transfer status, easy and clear;
  • 【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. Compatible Multi OS, Windows 7/ 8/ 8.1/ 10/ Linux/ MAC.
SaleBestseller No. 10
ORICO M.2 Enclosure for NVMe SSD, USB4.0 40Gbps Type-C to M Key B+M Key 2280 Aluminum External SSD Case Compatible with Thunderbolt 3/4 USB3.2/3.1/3.0/ Type-C-M2V01
  • 【Multiple Transmission Protocol 】ORICO M.2 NVMe SSD external case adopts dual-chip master which support USB4.0 and fully compatible with Thunderbolt 3/Thunderbolt 4 USB3.2/3.1/3.0/Type-C (USB2.0 and below not compatible).
  • 【40Gbps High Speed 】With USB4.0 Type-C output interface, it supports the maximum transmission speed up to 40Gbps. The measured maximum continuous read speed can reach 2700MB/s, and the continuous write can reach 1400MB/s.(This data comes from ORICO laboratory. Please note that the speed is different in different environments.)
  • 【Only for M.2 2280 NVMe SSD】ORICO M.2 SSD Enclosure is specially designed for M Key & B+M Key NVMe SSD up to 2TB capacity. The applicable SSD size is 2280. (Does not support NGFF SATA M.2 SSD, M.2 PCIe AHCI SSD, mSATA SSD.)
  • 【Easy to Use】You just loosen the screw of the cover, put your SSD gently into SSD external housing, then fix the cover with a screw and connect cable to start work. Plug and play. No driver needed. Compact and portable. Easy to carry with lanyard hole.
  • 【Universal Compatibility】ORICO M.2 SSD case includes supports Windows/ Mac / Linux system, not only for PC and laptop, but also for smart TV, smart router and PS4 etc. NOTE: To achieve thunderbolt speed, please use thunderbolt cable and interface instead of any other.
SaleBestseller No. 11
KONYEAD M.2 Enclosure for NVMe SSD, USB4.0 40Gbps Type-C to M Key2280 Aluminum External Hard Drive Case Compatible with Thunderbolt 3/4 USB4.0/3.2/3.1/3.0
  • [LIGHTNING FAST] Combine Thunderbolt3+USB3.2 with one Type-C port.Under the Thunderbolt3 mode, it easily achieves 2,700 MB/s Read and 2,300 MB/s Write speed; under the USB3.2 mode, the speed about 950MB/s Read and 900MB/s Write.helping you create and transfer photos, videos, and data, or boost your gaming experience, all the blink of an eye. Note: Some old Thunderbolt 3 PCs have reduced speed of 20GB only(2 Lane).
  • [EASY TO USE] DIY TB3+USB3.2 Bus-powered enclosure, PLUG & PLAY, no drivers needed. SOLID ALUMINUM construction for durability and maximum heat dissipation. Passive cooling of the memory by the metal housing with integrated cooling fins.
  • [SUPPORT SSD] Compatible with 2280 M.2 M-KEY NVMe SSD up to 4TB. Doesn't support M.2 SATA SSDs or any other M.2 non-NVMe devices. Note: The running power of the SSD needs to be below 12W. Support PCIe Gen4x4 NVME SSD.
  • [SUPPORT PC & OS]Compatible with MAC OS 10.13 or later (support new M1 machine)/Windows 10-32&64bit,Make sure your PC must have a Thunderbolt3/ Thunderbolt4/ USB4 port, otherwise the enclosure will not work! NOT COMPATIBLE WITH Thunderbolt1/2 or USB-C ports.【USB3.2 mode】Support all OS which include USB3.2/3.1/3.0 Port.
  • [IN THE BOX] 1x TB3+USB3.2 NVMe External SSD enclosure,1x TB3 protocol special high-speed data cable 19.68 inches (Intel Certified), 1xUSB3.2 Gen2 10G cable,1x Screwdriver,1x user manual,1x cooling paste.
Bestseller No. 12
Cable Matters 10Gbps Aluminum Dual Bay 2.5 Inch External SSD Enclosure (USB C Enclosure) with USB-C and USB-A Cables Supporting RAID 1 and RAID 0 - Thunderbolt 4 / USB4 / Thunderbolt 3 Port Compatible
  • 2.5" USB C SSD raid enclosure supports two 2.5" SATA SSD drives in JBOD, BIG, RAID0 and RAID1 configurations; USB C SSD Enclosure provides with optional power cable provides stable drive performance to serve as an external RAID enclosure
  • USB C to SATA SSD Enclosure offers convenient and fast data back-up for temporary or long-term use; Diagnose internal SSD drives for replacement or repair with the SATA SSD adapter
  • 2X faster than USB 3.0 data transfer rate support by this SSD dual bay enclosure for computers with USB A or USB C. Supports USB-A, USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 computers with the included cables
  • High speed USBC enclosure storage is compatible with Windows and Mac computers; USB Type C to SATA enclosure in a sturdy metal housing provides a cost-effective solution for adding additional memory without opening up your laptop
  • Dual bay USB-C enclosure for portable hard drive and external SSD is compatible with SATA SSD drives such as the Samsung 860 EVO, Kingston A400 SSD, SSD Plus, Crucial MX500, WD Blue 3D NAND PC SSD

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