What is the best SATA to USB adapter? This post lists 10 best USB hard drive adapters to let you connect a SATA drive to a USB port on your computer. MiniTool Software, provides you free tools for Windows, incl. MiniTool Power Data Recovery, MiniTool Partition Wizard, MiniTool ShadowMaker, MiniTool Video Converter, MiniTool MovieMaker, and more.

Top 10 USB Hard Drive Adapters

  • StarTech USB3S2SAT3CB SATA to USB Cable
  • SATA to USB 3.0, Neeyer SATA III Hard Drive Adapter
  • SATA to USB Cable, Benfei USB 3.0 to SATA III Hard Driver Adapter
  • SKL TECH USB 3.0 SATA III Hard Drive Adapter Cable, SATA to USB Adapter Cable
  • Sabrent USB 3.0 to SSD / 2.5-Inch SATA I/II/III Hard Drive Adapter (EC-SSHD)
  • Avyxm SATA to USB 3.0 Adapter Cable, USB 3.0 SATAIII Hard Drive Adapter Cable
  • EYOOLD SATA to USB 3.0 Adapter Cable for 2.5 3.5 Inch HDD and SSD
  • Unitek USB 3.0 to SATA III Hard Drive Adapter Converter Cable for 2.5 3.5 Inch HDD/SSD Hard Drive Disk and SATA Optical Drive with 12V/2A Power Adapter, Support UASP
  • ABLEWE SATA to USB 3.0 Adapter, Hard Drive Adapter Converter with 3 USB 3.0 Ports for Universal 3.5/2.5 Inch SSD HDD SATA III Hard Drive Disk, Support UASP SATA III, Included Power Adapter
  • WOWParts USB 3.0 to SATA Adapter Cable for 2.5" SSD/HDD Drives External Converter Cable

How Do I Use a USB Hard Drive Adapter?

You can find and buy the hard drive USB adapter (SATA to USB adapter) from Walmart, Amazon, Best Buy, and some other online stores.

If you want to use a hard drive adapter, you can choose the appropriate side of the adapter, SATA, 3.5 IDE or 2.5IDE and plug the adapter into the USB port on your computer. Then turn on the switch on the power cable to provide power for the hard drive.

With the USB hard drive adapter, you can connect an IDE or SATA drive to your computer and transfer data between PC and hard drive at fast speed.

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Some Free Software from MiniTool You Might Be Interested

MiniTool ShadowMaker – Best free PC backup software lets you select files, folders, partitions or the whole disk content to back up to external hard drive, USB, network drive, etc. Use this tool to fast transfer data from computer internal hard drive to external hard drive. Use it to backup and restore Windows operating system. Automatic file backup and file sync are also supported. (Related: Transfer files from old PC to new PC)

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MiniTool Power Data Recovery – Professional data recovery software for Windows 10. You can use it to recover any deleted or lost files from Windows PC or laptop, external hard drive, USB, memory card, SSD, and more in a few clicks. (Related: Pen drive data recovery)

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MiniTool Partition Wizard – A top free disk partition manager for Windows 10. You can use this tool to manage partitions like create/delete/merge/extend/resize/format/wipe partitions, convert disk, clone disk, migrate OS, check and fix disk errors, and more. (Related: chkdsk /f /r)

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MiniTool Video Converter – Provides three main functions: video convert, screen record, video download. You can use this program to convert any video or audio file, record screen with audio on PC, download YouTube video for free.

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