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Which 3.5" hard drive enclosure?

Discussion in 'Storage Drives' started by Casterina, May 2, 2018.

  1. Casterina


    Joined: Nov 17, 2011

    Posts: 826

    I have a spare 2TB WD Blue 3.5" hard drive and I'm looking to get a hard drive enclosure to reuse it as a storage drive but which one out of these two Orico enclosures is better?

    One is USB3.0 Type-B and the other one is USB3.1 Gen1 Type-C however both states the speed is 5Gbps so is it just the connector that is different?


  2. Habakkuk

    Wise Guy

    Joined: Feb 7, 2017

    Posts: 1,004

    Yep that looks like the only difference - you might as well decide which socket you're standardising your stuff for & buy accordingly.