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Old 09-11-2017, 02:55 AM   #1
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Cool Universal SSD Reader


Hello guys, is there such a thing as SSD reader that is compatible for all SSD on the market?
Basically, like a SATA HDD. In which we can plug-out a SATA HDD and plug-in to USB and read from other PC.

SSD has already this kind of thing?

Thanks.
 
Old 09-11-2017, 05:07 AM   #2
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Something like the posted link should be compatible with most any hard drive.

https://www.amazon.com/Tripp-Lite-Su...b+sata+adapter

Something like the posted link should be compatible with most SATA drives.
https://www.amazon.com/UGREEN-Adapte...b+sata+adapter
 
Old 09-11-2017, 06:03 PM   #3
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Hi Michaelk, I was looking for an SSD Reader, that can be connected to USB.

Thanks.
 
Old 09-11-2017, 07:23 PM   #4
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Then I do not understand your question nor what you mean by
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"Basically, like a SATA HDD. In which we can plug-out a SATA HDD and plug-in to USB and read from other PC."
Internal SSD drives use the same interface as mechanical drives i.e. IDE or SATA. To access an internal driver via USB you need a USB to IDE/SATA adapter like the links I posted.

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Old 09-11-2017, 09:44 PM   #5
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Well, unless you have one of the M.2 SSD drives. Those mount directly on the motherboard and use a special connector. Those would need a different USB adapter. Random example: http://www.microsatacables.com/m-2-n...pter-with-case
 
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Good catch. Forgot about a PCIe SSD...
 
Old 09-12-2017, 03:47 AM   #7
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Sorry for the confusion, what I mean is an SSD reader that works like the SATA to USB.

Example, I have a desktop or a laptop with an SSD. Then I need to plug out the SSD. Is there a device that I'm able to read the SSD without the motherboard?

Thanks.
 
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Sorry for the confusion, what I mean is an SSD reader that works like the SATA to USB.

Example, I have a desktop or a laptop with an SSD. Then I need to plug out the SSD. Is there a device that I'm able to read the SSD without the motherboard?
Does "without the motherboard" mean you're trying to do this without a computer? In that case, the answer is, "No," and that's true for regular SATA hard disks too. You have to have something to plug that USB connector into.

An ordinary SSD is an SATA device. An adapter that converts SATA to USB will work just fine with an SSD. If you have one of the small (physically, that is) M.2 SSD drives, then you need a different type of adapter, like the one I gave a link for above, but it will allow you to access that M.2 device from a computer with a USB port.

If you've got some other type of device, please state exactly what you have.
 
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Hi Rknichols, the one from your link: M.2 NGFF PCIe SSD to USB 3.0 Adapter with Case

Is this the standard use for all Laptop and Desktop using SSD?

The price on the link you provided is too pricey for me.

Thanks for the link, BTW.

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Old 09-13-2017, 09:46 AM   #10
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Hi Rknichols, the one from your link: M.2 NGFF PCIe SSD to USB 3.0 Adapter with Case

Is this the standard use for all Laptop and Desktop using SSD?
Probably not, since >90% of SSDs are plain old SATA devices and would use the same adapter that a regular SATA HDD would use.

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The price on the link you provided is too pricey for me.
That item is also not currently available. As I said, it's just an example of an M.2 to USB adapter.
 
  


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