You don’t always need to open your computer or laptop to read what’s on your 2.5″ or 3.5″ SATA III hard drive. Not when you can use these adapters to connect these hard drives to your computer:
StarTech.com USB 3.0 to 2.5″ SATA III Hard Drive Adapter: lets you connect your 2.5″ SATA hard drive to your computer. You can also use a SSD drive to externally upgrade your laptop hard drive.
iDsonix USB SATA Docking Station: this docking station connects via USB 3.0 and lets you transfer data from your hard drive to your computer.
Sabrent USB 3.0 to SATA Docking Station: a flat docking station for 2.5″ or 3.5″ hard drives. It is hot-swappable and plug & play. It is compatible with Macs as well.
Anker USB 3.0 to SATA Converter: a portable solution that lets you connect your hard drives to your computers. It supports all 2.5″/3.5″ SATA HDD/SDD, Blu-ray writers, and other comparable devices.
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