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ORICO 2598SUS3 2.5" SATA External HDD Enclosure w/ USB3.0 + E-SATA Interface, support Hot-swap, Plug and Play

  • 2.5"
  • USB 3.0 & eSATA
  • Up to 1 TB / 5Gpbs
  • Tool Free Design
  • Unique surface handling technique, prevent surface scratch
  • Aluminum external, promoting heat dissipation
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ORICO 2598SUS3 is the newest ORICO 2.5” mobile HDD enclosure, compatible with 9.5mm and 12.5mm 2.5” SATA HDDs. It uses a USB 3.0+e-SATA dual high speed interface, offering an easy and reliable connectivity with a data transfer rate of up to 5Gbps. The 2598SUS3 is Plug-n-Play and fully supports Hot-Swap functions. You can enjoy a lightning speed accessing for your video, photos, music, and files at home, the office, or the studio with any desktop or laptop.

Note: If you use e-SATA interface for data transmission, please connect the USB cable for power supply and enable AHCI via BIOS. Please format and partition the HDD if it is first used.

  • newegg Exclusive Tool Free Design Featuring a unique tool-free design, the 2598SUS3 allows you to mount or unmount a 2.5-inch drive, without tools or screws, in just three seconds.
  • newegg Both USB3.0 and e-SATA Enabled The 2598SUS3 achieved with Super Speed USB 3.0 and e-SATA controller with both USB 3.0 and e-SATA cable included, offering an up to 5Gbps transfer rate, which is 10 times faster than USB 2.0.
  • newegg Plug and Play All you need is put you drive in and plug it to your computer – no reboot or additional driver is needed.

Learn more about the Orico ORICO 2598SUS3-BK




Black / Silver
AC Adapter
Internal Interface
External Interface
USB3.0 & eSATA
Maximum Capacity (per Bay)
Up to 1TB
Smart Interactive
- ORICO 2598SUS3 Aluminum Tool Free Super Speed USB3.0 & eSATA 2.5 - inch SATA Hard Drive External Enclosure with Unique Tool Free Design and Anodized Aluminum Case allow to make your Internal 7mm to 12.5mm Slim 2.5 inch Notebook SATA Hard Disk Drive or Solid State Drive External Easily and Quickly. Allows mounting or un-mounting 2.5" Drive without tools & screws in seconds. Allows Multi Drives sharing the Enclosure and accessed from your computer by take one Drive out and put another one in.
- ORICO 2598SUS3 Achieved with Super Speed USB3.0 & eSATA Controller with both USB3.0 & eSATA Cable included offer an Easy and Reliable Connectivity up to 5Gbps,10x Faster of USB2.0 and compatible with USB2.0,USB1.1 & USB1.0. Plug and Play Compatible. All you need is put you Drive in and plug it to your Computer. No Reboot and Additional Driver is needed. Offering a Lightning Speed access to your Video, Photo, Music and files regardless at Home, Office or Studio with any Desktop or Laptop via USB or eSATA Host.
- ORICO 2598SUS3 is an Ultimate Enclosure easy to slip into your bag or pocket for Carrying & Travelling. If you are looking for something to make your Internal Drive to External, ORICO 2598SUS3 will be the Ideal Solution for you.

- Compatible with Windows 98 , 2000 , XP , 2003 , Vista , 7 , 2008 , Windows 8 32 or 64Bit , Linux kernels 3.0 or Later and Mac Desktop & Laptop with Available USB3.0 , USB2.0 or eSATA Host
- Compatible with both 7mm , 9.5mm and 12.5mm Slim 2.5 inch SATA HDD or SSD up to 1TB
- AHCI(Serial ATA Advanced Host Controller Interface) is required to be enabled by configuring the BIOS if attach ORICO 2598SUS3 to computer with eSATA Port. Otherwise the Drive will not be shown in computer when attached at first time. Or You have to "Scan for hardware changes"in "Device Manager" or restart your computer
- eSATA Port DO NOT have Power Supply. USB Cable is require
Exclusive Tool Free design from ORICO allow to mount Drive in 3 second without Tools and Screws , Allow to Access Multi Drives External Easily

Both USB3.0 and eSATA Enabled offer Transfer Rates Up To 5Gbps , 10x Faster than USB2.0

Fit for 7mm , 9.5mm and 12.5mm Slim 2.5 inch SATA I , SATA II and SATA III Hard Disk Drive or Solid State Disk up to 1TB

Anodized Aluminum Case Style , Slim , Offer Excellent HEAT Control and Protection

Compatible with any Windows , Macintosh , Linux Desktop or Laptop with USB3.0 , USB2.0 or eSATA Host

Plug and Play Compatible , USB Self-Powered , No Reboot and Additional Power Adapter or Driver is needed


Operating Systems Supported
Windows Me/Windows2000/XP/Vista/7,Windows98;Mac9.1 above/10.2 or above

Dimensions & Weight

190g(excluding HDD)


Package Contents
1x ORICO 2598SUS3
1x USB3.0 Cable
1x eSATA Cable
1x User's Manual
1x Warranty Card

Manufacturer Warranty


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  • carl W.
  • 2/26/2014 3:54:07 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot for Samsung 840 ProSSD

Pros: It was cheap.

Cons: I hadn't used it for an SSD but have a Samsung 840Pro I needed to try out on my PC. Fits like a glove, no issue there but the pop out arm is below the ssd and so doesn't make contact with it at all. I had to pull it out with a flat screw driver, which for an SSD is not something I ever care to repeat. To the recycling it goes.

I can see the loose connections people are talking about and it is worrying.

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  • Jonathon C.
  • 12/2/2013 4:52:27 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

1 out of 5 eggsNice if it worked

Pros: Newegg got it out the door same day and fedex got it here a day early.

Design is nice, compact and simple with flexible plates to keep the drive secure and in place (counter to another review that suggests it's just flapping around in there; you'd have to be whacking it good to get much movement from it).

Nice and cheap.

USB3 and eSATA both in the same package, exactly what I was looking for! eSATA for the dedicated bandwidth when working from home and USB3 so it will work with anyone else computer while on the road. Sounds great in theory...

Cons: eSATA, which was one of the main reasons to purchase this enclosure, did not work.

I have the latest drivers, latest SSD firmware, and windows fully updated but the PC would reliably hard-lock during large file transfers (tested with 40 files totaling roughly 60GB). I've tested the same SSD both connected directly internally and with a different enclosure; everything worked fine. Put it back in this one and it hard-locked again.

Other Thoughts: USB3 worked fine.

Latch mechanism is slightly finicky, which is no worry if the drive will reside permanently.
The swing arm used to latch the drive in place is also used to eject it but the piece that juts out to eject it is a hair too small and failed to catch my 840 EVO. Luckily there is enough room to stick a tool in the side and pop it out manually.

Anyone with one that works, make sure you are not plugging in both the blue USB and eSATA at the same time, this would cause the drive to either not appear/mount at all or be another reason for it to disappear aside from that mentioned in another review. The white USB is solely for power, either for the extra juice for spinning drives while using usb3 or to power the drive for eSATA. Plugging everything in at once will only cause problems for the OS since there is no toggle on the enclosure to let you choose which you would like to use. Nothing I've done but see many people do with other enclosures.

I'm probably going to just return this and get a tried-and-true eSATA+USB2 drive with good reviews.

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  • Lori S.
  • 11/16/2013 7:51:51 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsImpressive for the price.

Pros: Price, portability, tool-less case = no screws to mess with.

Cons: The USB3 connector can easily come off the drive.
USB power leg is a little short. You'll need an extender if your USB port is not in the vicinity.

Other Thoughts: I think the data/power light should be in a location where one can see it regardless of the direction the drive is facing.

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  • Luke C.
  • 5/20/2013 1:28:09 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggshard to swap

Pros: it supports both esata and usb 3.0

Cons: i tried to put a popular intel 520 SSD into it and it took almost an hour just to get it to fit. i had to put it in at exactly the right angle and apply a lot of tension to get the lid to re-close. it would have been MUCH easier to just use a screw system instead of this "hot-swap" idea. i don't know if it's just a problem with the intel 520 SSD, or if the orico case i received was just out of tolerance. i know the intel 520 is 9.5mm, which should be supported by the Orico according to the documentation. i tried testing with a different laptop spinning drive and that one did fit in easier. i dread having to swap that 520 drive again!

Also, now that the SSD is in there, i can hear it flapping around when i tip it over. on one end it's being held in by the SATA/Power connector, but there is nothing to stabilize it on the other end. I will probably end up stuffing some foam in it to keep the drive from flopping around.

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  • george p.
  • 1/31/2013 10:58:11 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest External Enclosure for the $$$

Pros: Solid construction, easy to use, perfect size, EVERYTHING is included.

Cons: Documentation

Other Thoughts: If drive in this enclosure "disappears", comes back after re-booting and "disappears" again under Windows 7 check your USB power setting. Look at USB Selective Suspend and Turn Off hard Drive After, under Advanced Power Settings. The protective film for the bottom of the HDD was a nice touch.

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  • David B.
  • 12/29/2012 11:59:26 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

3 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Both usb 3, esata, easy swap

Cons: Pricey

Other Thoughts: Would someone verify what the cable ends are supposed to look like?

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  • Michael K.
  • 11/25/2012 7:48:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsESATA

Pros: Excellent enclosure that works seemlessly. Just plug and play. I've not used the data migration CD yet but will soon.

Cons: I can't seem to make the ESATA work. It doesn't power up and there is no connection for external power supply. My laptop has USB/ESATA combo so it has power.

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