There are many different hard drive docking stations to choose from. We looked for a reliable docking station with a heavy focus on ease-of-use. We also wanted the latest tech and other convenience features. Multiple models were tested and although it was close, we had an emerging winner.
Rshtech USB Type-C Dual Bay Docking Station
This handy device allows you to connect up to two hard-drives in a dual-bay. It an all in one hard drive docking station. It supports USB 3.0 data file transfers up to 6 Gbps. It has 2 USB 3.0 ports and SD/TF card readers in front. It’s Plug and Play with no reboot or additional drivers needed. Supports hot-swapping and has a easy and quick tool-free installation.
We went through a few different docking stations with multiple capabilities to see which came out on top. These alternatives can still get the job but fall short for one reason or another. They either omit certain desired features or conveniences that make our picks better.
Sabrent USB Type-C Dual Bay Docking Station
This handy device allows you to connect up to two hard-drives in a dual-bay. You’ll have full read and write access to both hard drives and can clone the drive without using an OS. It supports both 2.5″ and 3.5″ SATA hard drives and is Plug & Play and Hot swappable. It doesn’t need any tools for installation and can handle speeds up to 5Gbps. It has over 11,000 reviews and they’re usually positive. They have 4-bay, 5-bay, and even 10-bay models.