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Lesser Known Facts about HDD Docking Station

by Shinna Hu Leading Electronics Company
What exactly is an HDD docking station and why do you need it? An HDD docking station is different from the standard external hard drive. Below are just some of the many reasons why it’s worth the money. 

Add more disk space for better performance

The memory capacity of your laptop or your desktop computer is very important as it determines its speed and overall performance. This is why many people invest in bare hard drives and HDD docking station to increase the memory capacity of their computers without prying them open. By simply connecting their laptops to the station, they can add more disk space without compromising the condition of the laptops. If the docking station has multiple ports, then you can connect TV monitors and use different computer programs without experiencing lags.

No need for installations and cable connections

HDD docking stations are easier to use than external hard drives because they don't have to be installed in the computer or desktop. They are plug and play for your computers. You can use any HDD and put it in the docking station without having to use any kind of adaptor. No need to build the HDD into your computer, too. Most docking units are designed to function in multiple environments such as Linux, MAC and Windows. 

Better connectivity 

Almost all HDD docking stations are compatible with the new SATA hard drive interface. Most models can also read the 2.5 and 3.5 SATA sizes. Aside from HDD, docking stations also have USB ports, USB-C ports for Mac, memory card readers, Ethernet adapter, and dual-video support. With many ports, docking stations allow users to connect with multiple devices all at once.

Faster and convenient data transfer 

Leading brands of HDD docking stations feature offline clones. This allows you to transfer and duplicate data from one HDD to another without having to use your laptop or computer. No more copy and pasting or moving—all you need to do is to press a few buttons to start the clone process. If you want to transfer your data from the old drive to your new drive, you'll surely find the offline clone handy.

About the author:
Inateck is a leading electronics company dedicated in the field of various high-quality niche electronic related products. With 7 years’ experience, they are particularly professional for cutting-edge barcode scanners, hard drive accessories like PCI-E card, HDD enclosures & docking station, laptop sleeves and more. 


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