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MiniPro 2.5 SATA to USB 3.0 External Aluminum Hard Drive HDD - Solid State SSD Enclosure (up to 15mm UASP) by Review Summary ,  Oct 7, 2015

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MiniPro 2.5" SATA to USB 3.0 External Aluminum Hard Drive HDD / Solid State SSD Enclosure (up to 15mm, UASP)
Report Date: 10/10/2015
Based on 101 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 4.3
Returned or considering to return: 5.9%

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Individual Feature Rating
Quality5.0   above average
Speed4.4   average
Case4.3   average
Cable3.8   above average
Connection3.0   average


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Cable

Cable:
"Although I have no trouble inserting a 12.5mm 1 TB drive and accessing it normally, and the included USB 3.0 cable works fine with my USB 2.0 laptop port, I experience a frustrating problem in which whenever the cable is nudged a bit (e. g. because I brush it with my hand), the drive disconnects and has to be unplugged and plugged back in before it functions correctly again."
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"I have settled on the Hard Drive Pouch Case for Case Logic Compact Portable Hard Drive Case, however to make the cable fit inside it must be bent ~180 degrees and after some time the cable seems like it will eventually be damaged, tha is, I have the impression it is not meant to be bent this much."
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"The only negative to this product is the include cable, which is extremely stiff, making connections in tight spaces very difficult!"
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"Pros:- Aluminum 100% minus electronics- screwed in and held together well- cooling fins on sides and air holes (need this more for mechanical and mSATA drives, mSATA drives do not fit this device fyi)- appropriately sized USB cable- nice packagingCons:- Didn't register as UAS on my Windows 8.1 laptop- Ran slow due to not registering as UAS- non standard USB 3.0 connector on enclosureI bought another enclosure first then this one because it was aluminum I really love the case design."
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"* Cable is pretty short and uses a small connector despite the enclosure itself being pretty big."
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"Easy to install, but cable is not securely fitted to the container."
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"The included USB3.0 cable has great quality."
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"At first I would have given the enclosure 5 stars but recently I've been finding my USB cable working it's way out of the port a little too easily."
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Case

Case:
"Using an older case plugged into my computer, the same drive had no problem."
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"my previous hard drive case (at firewire 800 connection) failed."
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"With this case, I am no longer facing any of the hassles with my previous drive."
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"com Western-Digital-Drives-Intellipower-WD20NPVX dp B00COFNBPA ref=pd_bxgy_pc_text_y in mine and fit perfectly and snuggled well, case is strong as well."
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"This case it great for 2TB and up laptop drives."
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"Pros:- Aluminum 100% minus electronics- screwed in and held together well- cooling fins on sides and air holes (need this more for mechanical and mSATA drives, mSATA drives do not fit this device fyi)- appropriately sized USB cable- nice packagingCons:- Didn't register as UAS on my Windows 8.1 laptop- Ran slow due to not registering as UAS- non standard USB 3.0 connector on enclosureI bought another enclosure first then this one because it was aluminum I really love the case design."
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"Everything about this case is excellent."
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"Overall I am very happy with the case and can recommend it for housing SSD's."
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Connection

Connection:
"I had less problems with the FW800 connection."
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"my previous hard drive case (at firewire 800 connection) failed."
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"Also, the blue USB 3.0 cable that comes with it is long and super sturdy which makes it painful to travel with, or even to connect easily to a port."
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"I bought this enclosure because the connectors on my toshiba 1tb canvio portable hard drive were faulty and always causing connection errors (also a usb 3.0 hard drive)."
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"The enclosure is very solid and the light, while subtle, is perfect for checking whether you're still connected."
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"Great connectivity."
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"Slapped a 256GB Crucial M4 SSD in this bad boy and got exceptional transfer rates when connected to a 2012 MacBook AIR via USB 3.0."
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"Also, the blue USB 3.0 cable that comes with it is long and super sturdy which makes it painful to travel with, or even to connect easily to a port."
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"* The item comes with two cords: A short USB 3.0 cord for the hard disk as well as a USB power cable for connecting to the enclosure's power slot on a USB 2.0 machine."
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Quality

Quality:
"Great quality."
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"High quality, easy to assemble."
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"Nice build quality and runs cool but 11 hours to copy 200 gb is a bit much."
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"The included USB3.0 cable has great quality."
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"This MiniPro enclosure has, by far, the best build quality of any 2.5-inch drive enclosure that I have used over the years, and I have used many enclosures from Anker, Sabrent, Orico, Acomdata, and others."
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Speed

Speed:
"And of course the other enclosure was much faster although not the advertised speeds unfortunately which is another reason I tried this one."
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"My worst gripe is about the transfer speed, upon transferring 70gb from another usb 3.0 hd to this, i get a sustained transfer rate of 4mb s. Initially it jumps to 120mb s and then slows down after a 5 seconds or so."
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"Makes it easy to transfer at USB 3.0 speeds with drives from older laptops that only have USB 2.0 ports."
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"If this enclosure registers as UAS on your system then it seems like a great enclosure not sure on the speeds since it didn't register as UAS on my laptop."
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"The USB 3.0 speed is great and coupled with the SSD drive I have, it is very fast."
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"Great speed."
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