Top 10 Thunderbolt SSD External Hard Drive for Mac – Enclosures

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1. StarTech


SATA 6Gbps, SSD/HDD Enclosure S2510BMU33, Supports UASP, 2.5" Hard Drive Enclosure, USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Enclosure

StarTech #ad - Light weight and durable aluminum enclosure. Maximum portability, with USB powered enclosure and durable aluminum housing. Compliant with usb attached SCSI Protocol UASP Transport Specifications.

Compatible with sata revision i/iI/III 1. 5/3. 0/6. 0 gbps drives. Powered directly from the USB port. Superspeed usb 3. 0 compliant host interface supporting data transfer rates up to 5Gbps. 70% faster than traditional USB 3. 0, with uasp Transfer Protocol. Powered directly from the USB port. Light weight and durable aluminum enclosure. Compatible with sata revision i/iI/III 1. 5/3. 0/6. 0 gbps drives. Superspeed usb 3. 0 compliant host interface supporting data transfer rates up to 5Gbps. High speed usb 2. 0 compliant host interface, with transfer rates up to 480Mbps. Compliant with usb attached SCSI Protocol UASP Transport Specifications.
BrandStarTech #ad
ManufacturerSTARTECH.COM #ad
Height0.6 Inches
Length4.7 Inches
Weight0.2 Pounds
Width3 Inches
Part NumberS2510BMU33
Warranty2 Year

2. CableCreation


Short Micro B to USB C Hard Drive Cable 1FT, CableCreation USB 3.1 Type C to Micro B Cord 10Gbps, USB C to External Hard Drive Cable for MacBook Pro Air Galaxy S5 My Passport Elements etc, 0.3m Black

CableCreation #ad - It does noT fit with iPhone. It is easy to carry, 100% contact efficiency. 10gbps super speed: the usb 3. 1 c to usb micro b cable supports ultra-fast data transfer rate up to 10gbps for transferring files from Solid State Drives SSD Please Note: when working with the traditional hard drives the data speed is about 5Gbps!!! or sync data from your smartphone, which is 20X faster than USB 2.

0 version, 2x faster than USB 3. 0 version. Short external hard drive cable: you will get: 1× cablecreation usb c to hard drive Cable 1 Feet 10Gbps Data Transfer. It does not fit regular USB-A port or Micro USB 2. 0 Micro b compatibility list: micro usb b male is target device side, lacie, seagate freeagent, western digital wd my passport, canon eos 5ds/5dsr/5d4 camera and Portable USB 3.1

1 external hard drives including toshiba canvio, Nikon D800/D800E, Galaxy Note 3, compatible with USB 3.1 micro-b port devices such as Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy Note Pro 12. 2, elements hard drives. Usb3. 1 micro b to usb c cable: the usb c to micro b cord connects a computer/pc/laptop with a usb type c port to an external hard drive, smartphone or Tablet for data & charging. Cablecreation offers 24 months warranty for all cables, backed by friendly customer service.
BrandCableCreation #ad
ManufacturerCableCreation #ad
Height6.22 Inches
Length0.24 Inches
Weight0.22 Pounds
Width9.45 Inches
Part Number2724571520573

3. Western Digital


External Hard Drive, USB 3.0 for PC & Mac, WD 2TB Elements Portable HDD, Plug and Play Ready, WDBU6Y0020BBK-WESN

Western Digital #ad - Transfer data at maximum speed with USB 3. 0; usb 2. 0 compatible. Improve pc performance - when your internal hard drive is almost full your PC slows down.

Adding extra storage for your videos, music, photos, and files. Free up space on your internal hard drive by transferring files to your WD Elements portable hard drive and get your laptop moving again. Plug-and-play ready for Windows PC. High capacity in a small enclosure – the small, lightweight design offers up to 5TB* capacity, making WD Elements portable hard drives the ideal companion for consumers on the go. Don’t delete files.
BrandWestern Digital #ad
ManufacturerWestern Digital #ad
Height0.59 Inches
Length4.35 Inches
Weight0.29 Pounds
Width3.23 Inches
Part NumberWDBU6Y0020BBK-WESN
Warranty2-year Limited



AINOPE 10Gbps Micro B to USB C Hard Drive Cable 1.6FT/0.5m, WD Toshiba Westgate Seagate, USB C to External Hard Drive Cable for MacBook Air M2 Pro, Nylon Braided USB C to Micro B Cord

AINOPE #ad - The cable is equipped with an internal earth wire and is plated with silver foil, and the outer part uses FM-PE braided. Also is made of an aluminium case, which has better thermal conductivity and is safer than plastic. Universal compatibility:the usb c to micro b external hard drive cable easily connects a computer with a usb type c port to an external hard drive, Toshiba 3TB Canvio Basics, nokia lumia 2520, wd 1tb elements, support data syncing and charging to smartphones & cameras like Samsung S5/Note 3, KESU Ultra Slim.

Unique gold-plated connectors also make data transmission more stable. Transfer 10g files in 20s:no more time spent waiting, this usb 3. 1 c to micro b cable supports up to 10Gbps data transfer, it only takes 20 seconds to transfer a 10GB file. The longer sr anti-break design enhances the durability of the micro b to USB ccable.

Also, which is compatible with seagate expansion 2tb/backup Plus, Nikon D800/D800E, Canon EOS 5DS/5DSR/5D4 camera. Avoid transmission failure due to instability during fast transmission. 10gbps super fast data transfer:this micro b to usb c hard drive cable supports ultra-fast data transfer rate up to 10Gbps for transferring files from Solide State Drives SSD or sync data from your smartphone, which is 10X faster than USB3. 0 version, 20x faster than the USB 2. 0 version.
BrandAINOPE #ad
ManufacturerAINOPE #ad
Part NumberE315-0.5M

5. Cbus Wireless


Transcend StoreJet, Samsung T5/X5, My Passport, SanDisk, CBUS 8-inch Short Length Space Gray Heavy-Duty Braided USB-C 3.1 to USB-A 3.0 SSD Hard Drive Cable Compatible with LaCie, Seagate Fast, G-Drive

Cbus Wireless #ad - 23awg all copper wire core is protected under four layers of material to ensure safe and reliable use. Safety in design –– these cables are produced to spec according to usb-c standards and are equipped with 56kΩ pull-up resistors to ensure a safe charging experience for your device. Supports fast charge –– besides using this for data backups on your hard drives and backup systems, turbocharge, wall chargers, rapid charger, portable battery power banks, and fast charging of up to 3 amps 3A power on your Android smartphones, this cable can be used to delivery high speed quick charge, tablets, laptops, car chargers, and more.

No more untangling your cables! Top quality molded joint plugs and metal alloy connectors are extremely durable and look great. Most compatible: perfect for samsung t5 portable ssd, mypassport go, lacie rugged thunderbolt usb-c, my passport ultra type-c, sandisk extreme portable external, lacie d2 desktop, atom raiD, transcend storejet 25mc, Seagate Fast SSD, ravpower filehub plus, Samsung X5, Western Digital WD My Passport SSD, LaCie Portable, Glyph Technologies Atom, transcend portable ssd esd250c, ESD240C, 25C3S, ESD230C, Store Jet 600/500/200, G-Technology GDRIVE mobile, LaCie Mobile Drive, esd220c, BlackBox Plus.

Usb-c 3. 1 gen 1 to usb-a 3. 0 –– superspeed cable with 8-inch short length cord and transfer speeds up to 5Gbps. Backed by cbus Wireless 24-month Warranty. Tangle-free high-durability cord –– extra strength nylon double-braided jacket protects your cable and keeps it tangle-free.
BrandCbus Wireless #ad
ManufacturerCbus Wireless #ad
Part Number200113

6. SP Silicon Power


Silicon Power 2TB Rugged Portable External Hard Drive Armor A30, Shockproof USB 3.0 for PC, Xbox and PS4, Black, Mac

SP Silicon Power #ad - 3 year manufacturer warranty. Cable storage design for simple cable carrying. Superspeed usb 3. 0 interface, backward compatible with USB 2. 0 For windows user the a30 is pre-formatted as ntfS, so you could use it directly on Windows. For mac users reformatting will be required for Mac operating systems. Military-grade shockproof.
BrandSP Silicon Power #ad
ManufacturerSilicon Power #ad
Height0.7 inches
Length5.3 inches
Weight0.45 Pounds
Width3.4 inches
Part NumberSP020TBPHDA30S3K

7. Amazon Basics


3 Feet 0.9 Meters, Amazon Basics USB Type-C to Micro-B 3.1 Gen2 Charger Cable, Black

Amazon Basics #ad - Reversible design: easily insert the Type-C connector into any Type-C enabled device does not matter which side is up. In the box: 1 3 foot usb type-c to micro-b 3. 1 gen2 charger cable for connecting a computer with a Type-C USB port MacBook, Chromebook Pixel, Galaxy Note 7, etc.

Ultra fast speed: up to 10 gbps data transfer speed SuperSpeed+; power output up to 5V, 3 Amp. Reliable & easy to use: offers reliable connectivity to an external hard drive, tablet, or smartphone with a USB 3. 1 or 3. 0 micro-b port making it easy to transfer files or sync data. Compact design: type-c port is half the width and one-third the height of a standard USB-A connector slightly larger compared to Lightning or Micro-USB ports. Usb-if certified: compliant with USB 3. 1 gen 2; backwards compatible to USB 3. 0 To a micro-b USB 3. 1 or 3. 0 enabled device.
BrandAmazon Basics #ad
ManufacturerAmazon Basics #ad
Height3.54 Inches
Length2.56 Inches
Weight0.05 Pounds
Width0.32 Inches
Part NumberL6LUC007-CS-R

8. Cbus Wireless


Toshiba Canvio, FreeAgent, Seagate Maxtor Backup Plus, VectoTech Rapid, LaCie, External Portable Hard Drive Cable Compatible WD Elements, My Book, My Passport, CBUS 3ft USB-C to USB 3.0 Micro-B Cable

Cbus Wireless #ad - Compatible with these portable storage and external hard drives and more: western digital elements series, duo, slim, essential, studio, rugged mini 3.0 seagate backup plus, canvio basics seagate free agent, maxtor M3, Ultra, X, Air, My Passport series including MyPassport, Toshiba Canvio, LaCie Rugged USB 3.

0, mybook series including my book, and wireless, Expansion, Duet, Pro, GoFlex, Edge, SSD/HDD Enclosure Kits & more. Great for connecting your portable drive to usb-c laptops and tablet. Superspeed usb 3. 0 technology provides up to 5 Gbps transfer rates using USB 3. 0/3. 1 gen 1 type-B Interface. Backwards compliant with high speed USB 2. 0 devices 480 mbps as well as USB 1.

1. Compatible with msi gaming laptop, 2018 macbook air, c930, hp pavilion x2, asus, samsung galaxy book, pixel slate, dell xps 15, razer blade stealth, lenovo yoga 920, ThinkPad, 2015/2016/2017/2018 macbook pro, 910, ipad pro, book2, Microsoft Surface Pro Go, Google Chromebook Pixel, hp spectre x360, Dell XPS 13, IdeaPad, Acer Nitro 5 and more!.3 feet cord length, usb-c 3. 1 male to usb 3. 0 micro-b 10 pin male connector hard drive cable.
BrandCbus Wireless #ad
ManufacturerCbus Wireless #ad
Weight0.07 Pounds
Part Number8541678625

9. Cable Matters


Cable Matters USB C to SATA Adapter USB-C to SATA Gen 2 10Gpbs Thunderbolt 4 / USB4 / Thunderbolt 3 Port Compatible, 10 Inches

Cable Matters #ad - Windows & mac & chrome compatible with the reversible USB C connecter that connects to thin computers and tablets such as the MacBook, Surface Book 2, and the Google Pixelbook. Bus-powered external sata to thunderbolt 3 adapter cable connects a sata ssd/hdd to a computer with a usb-c port such as the 2016/17/18 MacBook Pro, Dell AlienWare 17 R3 / R5, HP Spectre, Dell XPS 13 /15, and ROG; Requires no external power.

10gbps gen 2 usb-c sata adapter supports the full sata 6gbps data transfer rate with uasp support; tool-less storage adapter is useful for backing-up files, recovering lost data, or upgrading a laptop hard drive with a new SSD; Use the cloning or migration software of your SSD to replicate your hard drive and upgrade your storage; Provides swift back-up of critical files to an SSD for off-site secure storage.

Sata 2. 5" hard drive compatible with popular drives such as the samsung 860 evo, wd Blue 3D, 860 pro, Ultra 3D NAND / SSD PLUS, Crucial MX500 and Kingston A400 SSD. Portable sata adapter cable connects a 2. 5" sata i/ii/iii ssd or hdd to the usb type c port on a computer with Windows, Mac, or Chrome OS; 10 inch adapter length is just long enough to organize the space around your computer.
BrandCable Matters #ad
ManufacturerCable Matters #ad
Height0.5 Inches
Length1.7 Inches
Weight0.1 Pounds
Width7.3 Inches
Part NumberFBA_202042-BLK

10. QCEs


MacBook Pro 2020/2018 iPad Pro, QCEs 20Gbps USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 Cable 4K Video Cord 100W PD Fast Charging Thunderbolt 3 Compatible with Samsung T7/T5/X5 SSD Galaxy S21, Short USB C to USB C Cable 1.65Ft

QCEs #ad - Extra durability with nylon braided cable, which provides a smoother touch and extra durability. Note: device requires usb3. 2 function when using 20gbps tranfer speed, movies in short time. Usb 3. 2 gen 2*2 provide hi-speed syncing at max 20gbps, fast transfer your documents, Seagate Fast SSD, such as Thunderbolt 3 external SSD hard drive HDD.

For 2018 ipad pro, this product can NOT support video output. Note: the video function only works for those devices whose USB C port supports DP Alt Mode. Usb c to usb c data cable is compatible with samsung x5 t7 t5 t3 portable ssd, wd my passport ssd, 3. 0 and 2. 0 Universal compatibility great work for macbook pro, macbook, razer blade stealth, macbook air 2018, ipad Pro 2018, imac, surface go/book 2, hp spectre/Pavilion, Samsung Galaxy S10/S9/S8/Note8/Note9, chromebook, dell xps 15/13, HUAWEI MateBook X and all USB-C devices.

Also full featured to support most devices like Macbook Pro 2020/2019/2018, Nexus 5X/6P and others. High-quality aluminum alloy case on both connectors with molded strain relief ensures its reliable performance and longer bend lifespan. Usb-c 3. 2 gen 2 cable fast charger rapid charging up to 5a with e-marker and usb power delivery, ipad pro 2018, macbook air 2018, samsung galaxy s21/s20/s10/s9/s8/note 10/9, google pixel 2/3/2xl/3xl/4, This USB C cable supports up to 100w20V/5A for your USB-C devices.
BrandQCEs #ad
ManufacturerQCEs #ad
Height0.24 Inches
Length19.69 Inches
Weight0.04 Pounds
Width0.47 Inches
Part NumberUSB-C 3.1 Cable
ModelUSB-C Gen 2 Cable-1.65FT