internal 2.5" dock?

Discussion in 'Memory and Storage' started by exdeath, Nov 11, 2012.

  1. exdeath

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    Surprised this isn't easily found.

    Would like a 2.5" hot swap dock that fits internally in a 3.5" bay. Something that doesn't require a tray or enclosure, but just lets you have a 2.5" door that you can jam a SSD into like a cartridge in the front of your case.

    Anyone know of anything like this? I see lots of external bulky plastic base station style docks that hang off a USB port but nothing internal.

    I will not touch anything mechanical now, and just want a "cartridge port" on my PC to use external SSDs as you would a floppy or thumb drive. No trays, caddies, etc.
     
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    Do you mean something like this or fully internal...?
     
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    rsutoratosu Platinum Member

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    WOW me like !
     
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    Yeah, that is pretty cool.
     
  6. rsutoratosu

    rsutoratosu Platinum Member

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    I do need to find a internal usb 3 card that has the usb port so we dont need to run that cable outside the case and back into a rear usb port
     
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    You can get a 19-pin internal to USB3 female adaptor for that. If you need an internal 19-pin USB3, look no further then here...
     
  9. exdeath

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    Perfect! Though I'd prefer SATA connection, but this will do otherwise! Thanks.
     
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    I know you didn't ask for a 5.25" but I have this Thermaltake. The bees knees is the fact that it holds a 3.5 and a 2.5 HDD/SSD simultaneously, yet only requires a single SATA power connector. While the usb 3.0 is just icing.
     
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    This is what I use. The best built quality ever. Highly recommended.
     
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    What an interesting thread we have going here. Thanks for the links, guys... :thumbsup: