Top 10 Best IDE Hard Drives
for May 2022

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Hitachi 80Gb 80 gb 2.5 Inch IDE(80 Gb 2.5

Hitachi 80Gb 80 gb 2.5 Inch IDE(80 Gb 2.5" PATA) Laptop Hard Drive

by Hitachi
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Tripp Lite USB 3.0 SuperSpeed to SATA/IDE Adapter w/Built-in USB Cable 2.5in / 3.5in / 5.25in Hard Drives (U338-06N)

Tripp Lite USB 3.0 SuperSpeed to SATA

IDE Adapter w, Built-in USB Cable 2.5in, 3.5in, 5.25in Hard Drives (U338-06N)

by TRIPP LITE
What We like

Plug-and-playno external power supply required

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Product Features

  • Connects a 2.5, 3.5 or 5.25 in. SATA or IDE (PATA) hard drive to your laptop or computers USB port for extra storage, quick disk formatting and fast data transfer
  • Backward compatible with earlier USB generations and compatible with all USB-enabled operating systems
  • Compatible with 2.5 in., 3.5 in. and 5.25 in. SATA and IDE Drives Up to 4 TB.

Backward compatible with earlier usb generations and compatible with all usb-enabled operating systems Compatible with 2.5 in., 3.5 in. and 5.25 in. sata and ide drives up to 4 tb. Connects a 2.5, 3.5 or 5.25 in. sata or ide (pata) hard drive to your laptop or computers usb port for extra storage, quick disk formatting and fast data transfer

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StarTech.com Universal Hard Drive Docking Station for SATA and IDE - USB 3.0 Dock for 2.5

StarTech.com Universal Hard Drive Docking Station for SATA and IDE

USB 3.0 Dock for 2.5"/3.5" HDDs/SSDs with UASP (UNIDOCKU33), Black

by STARTECH.COM
What We like

SMART DESIGN: This USB 3.0 universal docking station has a single USB 3.0 connection to your host computer, enables access to both the IDE & SATA hard drives simultaneously.

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Product Features

  • Replacement for UNIDOCK3U & UNIDOCK3UEU
  • Test or benchmark virtually any hard drive or solid state drive
  • hard drive dock / HDD & SSD docking station / hard drive dock / SSD dock / HDD dock
  • EASY TO USE: The external hard drive docking station enables you to instantly access your 2.5 or 3.5in IDE and SATA hard drives through two top loading drive slots.
  • INCREASED PERFORMANCE: The dual hard drive docking station can be used to greatly increase the storage and backup capabilities of your computer system with support for high capacity drives.

Hard drive dock / hdd & ssd docking station / hard drive dock / ssd dock / hdd dock Connect both an ide and a sata 2.5 & 3.5in hdd or ssd to your computer using usb 3.0, with support for uasp for optimal performance Test or benchmark virtually any hard drive or solid state drive Easy to use: the external hard drive docking station enables you to instantly access your 2.5 or 3.5in ide and sata hard drives through two top loading drive slots. Works with usb desktop & laptop computers and sata & ide drives such as samsung 840 evo Enhanced with uasp: this usb 3.0 universal hdd / ssd dock increases performance up to 70% faster than conventional usb 3.0 when paired with a uasp-enabled host controller. Transfer files directly between sata and ide drives without a host computer Replacement for unidock3u & unidock3ueu Increased performance: the dual hard drive docking station can be used to greatly increase the storage and backup capabilities of your computer system with support for high capacity drives.

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UGREEN USB IDE Adapter USB 3.0 to SATA IDE Hard Drive Cable Adapter Converter for 2.5

UGREEN USB IDE Adapter USB 3.0 to SATA IDE Hard Drive Cable Adapter Converter for 2.5" 3.5" IDE External SATA HDD SSD Hard Drives Disks with 12V 2A Power Adapter and USB 3.0 Cable for Laptop

by Ugreen Group Limited
What We like

Wide Compatibility: Plug and play, Easy to use. This IDE SATA Cable adapter is universally compatible with Windows 10/ 8.1/ 8/ 7/Vista/XP, Mac OS 9/ 10, Linux etc.

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Product Features

  • Huge capacity supportive: up to 12TB capacity of the drives supported. The LED indicator of the USB to SATA SSD adapter can monitor the working status.
  • Access to 3 drives simultaneously: this USB SATA adapter enables access to all three HDD drives simultaneously or file transfer among the 3 drives. It supports 2.5 "/3.5" Sate HDD and SSD; 2.5"/3.5" Ide HDD; DVD-ROM, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD-RW, DVD + RW Optical Drive.
  • Get all your drives active combo: UGREEN USB 3.0 to SATA IDE converter allows you to connect 2.5"/3.5" Ide/SATA hard disks through USB port to the computer. This is a perfect tool to duplicate, copy, backup or transfer large amounts of data from one drive to another. It has a SATA II connector and two IDE connectors (40pin and 44pin).
  • Superb 5Gbps transfer: with USB 3.0 interface, data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps. The IDE converter is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0/ 1.1.

Huge capacity supportive: up to 12tb capacity of the drives supported. the led indicator of the usb to sata ssd adapter can monitor the working status. Superb 5gbps transfer: with usb 3.0 interface, data transfer rates up to 5 gbps. the ide converter is also backwards compatible with usb 2.0/ 1.1. Get all your drives active combo: ugreen usb 3.0 to sata ide converter allows you to connect 2.5"/3.5" ide/sata hard disks through usb port to the computer. this is a perfect tool to duplicate, copy, backup or transfer large amounts of data from one drive to another. it has a sata ii connector and two ide connectors (40pin and 44pin). Access to 3 drives simultaneously: this usb sata adapter enables access to all three hdd drives simultaneously or file transfer among the 3 drives. it supports 2.5 "/3.5" sate hdd and ssd; 2.5"/3.5" ide hdd; dvd-rom, cd-rom, cd-rw, dvd-rw, dvd + rw optical drive.

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Inateck USB 3.0 to IDE/SATA External Hard Drive Reader Fit for Universal 2.5/3.5 HDD/SSD Hard Drive Disk, IDE to USB Adapter with 12V/2A Power Supply and USB 3.0 Cable, UA2001

Inateck USB 3.0 to IDE/SATA External Hard Drive Reader Fit for Universal 2.5/3.5 HDD/SSD Hard Drive Disk

IDE to USB Adapter with 12V/2A Power Supply and USB 3.0 Cable, UA2001

by Inateck
What We like

Widely Compatibility: This USB 3.0 to IDE and SATA adapter allow to operate 3 HDDs simultaneously, It is compatible with 2.5"/3. 5" Ide/SATA hard drives and 5. 25" Sata CD/DVD drives.

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Product Features

  • Additional function: plug and play; hot swap; on/off switch for HDD protection. Led light shows power and activity status.
  • Support system: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10(32bit and 64bit); Linux,Mac OS 10. X (OTB mode isn't applicable for W8 and Mac)
  • External hard Drive Reader: support 2.5/3.5 SATA HDD and SSD, 2.5 /3.5 IDE HDD, SATA DVD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD-RW, DVD+RW Optical Drive, dual-head IDE connector Plus one SATA II connector.
  • High speed transfer: data transfer up to 5Gbps. Backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1.

External hard drive reader: support 2.5/3.5 sata hdd and ssd, 2.5 /3.5 ide hdd, sata dvd-rom, cd-rw, dvd-rw, dvd+rw optical drive, dual-head ide connector plus one sata ii connector. High speed transfer: data transfer up to 5gbps. backward compatible with usb 2.0/1.1. Additional function: plug and play; hot swap; on/off switch for hdd protection. led light shows power and activity status. Support system: windows xp/vista/7/8/10(32bit and 64bit); linux,mac os 10. x (otb mode isn't applicable for w8 and mac)

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X-MEDIA XM-EN3451 2.5/3.5-Inch USB 2.0 IDE SATA Aluminum Hard Disk Drive HDD External Enclosure Case

X-MEDIA XM-EN3451 2.5/3.5-Inch USB 2.0 IDE SATA Aluminum Hard Disk Drive HDD External Enclosure Case

by 3M
What We like

USB 2.0 connection allows for data transfer speed of up to 480Mbps

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Product Features

  • Supported OS: Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 and Mac OS 9.2 and above
  • PC and Mac Compatible; Plug & Play installation; Hot-Swappable
  • Electroplated aluminum casing for better heat dispersion
  • Support most 3.5-Inch IDE or 2.5/3.5-Inch SATA I/II/III HDDs, Hard Disk Drive not included

Support most 3.5-inch ide or 2.5/3.5-inch sata i/ii/iii hdds, hard disk drive not included Electroplated aluminum casing for better heat dispersion Pc and mac compatible; plug & play installation; hot-swappable Supported os: windows 2000 / xp / vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 and mac os 9.2 and above

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X-MEDIA 3.5-Inch USB 2.0 IDE SATA Aluminum Hard Disk Drive HDD External Enclosure Case [XM-EN3400-BK]

X-MEDIA 3.5-Inch USB 2.0 IDE SATA Aluminum Hard Disk Drive HDD External Enclosure Case [XM-EN3400-BK]

by X-MEDIA USA
What We like

USB 2.0 connection allows for data transfer speed of up to 480Mbps

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Product Features

  • Supported OS: Windows 2000 / XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 and Mac OS 9.2 and above
  • Electroplated aluminum casing for better heat dispersion
  • Support most 3.5-Inch IDE or SATA I/II/III HDDs, hard drive not included
  • PC and Mac Compatible; Plug & Play installation; Hot-Swappable

Electroplated aluminum casing for better heat dispersion Pc and mac compatible; plug & play installation; hot-swappable Supported os: windows 2000 / xp / vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 and mac os 9.2 and above Support most 3.5-inch ide or sata i/ii/iii hdds, hard drive not included

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320 GB 320G 5400 RPM 2.5

320 GB 320G 5400 RPM 2.5" IDE PATA WD3200BEVE for Laptop Hard Disk Drive

by linzelai
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Seagate DB35.3 160GB UDMA/100 7200RPM 2MB IDE Hard Drive

Seagate DB35.3 160GB UDMA/100 7200RPM 2MB IDE Hard Drive

by SEAGATE
What We like

Seagate ST3160215ACE 160GB UDMA/133 7200RPM 2MB IDE HDD General Features: 160 GB formatted capacity

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Product Features

  • 3.5-inch form factor Regulatory Approvals: MIC RoHS
  • UDMA/100 data transfer rate 7200 RPM spindle speed 2 MB buffer E-IDE/ATAPI interface

Udma/100 data transfer rate 7200 rpm spindle speed 2 mb buffer e-ide/atapi interface 3.5-inch form factor regulatory approvals: mic rohs

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Alxum USB 3.0 to IDE SATA Converter, Hard Drive Reader for Universal 2.5/3.5 IDE Hard Drive & SATA HDD SSD, Support One Touch Backup and Max 18TB, with 12V 2A Power Adapter & USB A Cable 80cm

Alxum USB 3.0 to IDE SATA Converter

Hard Drive Reader for Universal 2.5/3.5 IDE Hard Drive & SATA HDD SSD, Support One Touch Backup and Max 18TB, with 12V 2A Power Adapter & USB A Cable 80cm

by Alxum
What We like

Unique One-Touch Backup (OTB) Function. Allow you realize data back via one-touch operation. Easy transfer data between three hard drives. Plug and Play, Hot-swappable. On/Off Switch for HDD protection. LED light shows power and activity status. (Note: OTB not compatible with Linux and Mac OS)

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Product Features

  • Alxum SATA IDE to USB Adapter can connect your SATA / IDE device to your computer as an additional external hard drive via USB 3.0. Compatible with any 2.5"/3.5" SATA SSD HDD, IDE HDD (40pin and 44pin), DVD-ROM, CD-ROM, CD-RW, DVD-RW, DVD + RW Optical Drive. (Support capacity of SATA hard drive up to 18TB)
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 enables data transfer rates of up to 5Gbps, downward compatible with USB 2.0 (high-speed 480 Mbps) / USB 1.1 (full-speed 12 Mbps) standards. (The actual transmission speed subjects to the device connected)
  • Alxum SATA and IDE Hard Drive Dock support 2 IDE hard drive and 1 SATA hard drive connecting simultaneously, compatible with two IDE hard drives simultaneously (we Provide a 4pin power cable for 3.5" IDE drive)

Alxum sata ide to usb adapter can connect your sata / ide device to your computer as an additional external hard drive via usb 3.0. compatible with any 2.5"/3.5" sata ssd hdd, ide hdd (40pin and 44pin), dvd-rom, cd-rom, cd-rw, dvd-rw, dvd + rw optical drive. (support capacity of sata hard drive up to 18tb) Alxum sata and ide hard drive dock support 2 ide hard drive and 1 sata hard drive connecting simultaneously, compatible with two ide hard drives simultaneously (we provide a 4pin power cable for 3.5" ide drive) Superspeed usb 3.0 enables data transfer rates of up to 5gbps, downward compatible with usb 2.0 (high-speed 480 mbps) / usb 1.1 (full-speed 12 mbps) standards. (the actual transmission speed subjects to the device connected)

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