HDD Docking Station
How to Choose a HDD Docking Station You Need?
There are many benefits for you to use a HDD docking station with your laptop or computer. With many ports, docking station allows you to connect with multiple devices like mouse, monitor, printer, scanner, and more. And due to its compact size, it gives you the convenience of portability while you're traveling or switching between your home and office.
What to consider while choosing a proper docking station?
- Size: Check the size of your SSD or HDD, is it a 2.5” or 3.5”? Find a docking station fit the hard drive size is the 1st step so that it can be plugged in.
- Port of your laptop/computer: Some latest laptops like Macbook 2018 comes with several USB-C port, which is specially fit for docking station with USB-C port. If you have a traditional computer with USB-A port, find the docking station with the same port too.
- Offline clone: Do you need to transfer data frequently between different hard drive? A good way to improve efficiency is to get a dual bay hdd docking station with offline clone function. Dual bay hdd docking station allows you duplicate data from one hard drive to another conveniently without any computer involved.
- Chipset: Look for faster speed while transferring data? A top-level chipset usually comes with UASP Transfer Protocol and fast drive technologies such as SATA III (6 Gbps), 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0.
Taking all of the aspects mentioned above, you’ll get a proper HDD Docking Station which fits your requirements most. You can find nearly whichever one you like from Inateck.