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ORICO 2588US3 Tool-Free USB 3.0 2.5" SATA External Hard Drive Enclosure

  • USB 3.0
  • Up to 1 TB
  • Metal, Tool free
  • Super Compact and Slim Design
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The ORICO 2588US3 hard drive enclosure turns your 2.5" internal drive into a USB 3.0 external drive for mobile storage. With its tool-free design, both novice and experience users can finish the installation in just a few steps. This enclosure supports SATA I/II/III specifications, and fits both 7.5mm and 9mm form factors. Thanks to its slim, lightweight design, this enclosure can effortlessly slip into your laptop bag or backpack to wherever you go.

  • newegg USB 3.0 Port Delivers blazing fast data transfer of up to 5Gbps, ten times the speed of USB 2.0, to make the most of your high speed internal drive.
  • newegg Tool-Free Design Allows you to mount or dismount the drive in seconds, without the need of tools or screws, great for the situation of accessing multiple drives.

Learn more about the Orico ORICO 2588US3




AC Adapter
Metal / Plastic
Internal Interface
External Interface
USB 3.0
Maximum Capacity (per Bay)
Up to 1TB
USB3.0 2.5 inch SATA Hard Drive External Enclosure
High Speed USB 3.0 up to 5Gbps Connectivity Enabled

Tool Free design allows mounting drives in 3 second without tools and screws

Allows to access multi drives externally and easily by taking one out and putting another one in

Fit for 2.5-inch SATA hard drive or SSD with thickness from 7mm to 9.5mm

Low Power Controller inside, self-powered by USB ports easily and no additional power adapter needed

Plug and Play for any Windows, Mac, Linux or Unix Desktop, Laptop and Tablet PC

No reboot or additional driver is needed


Operating Systems Supported
Windows 98 or Later & MAC OS & Linux & Unix

Dimensions & Weight



Package Contents
1x ORICO 2588US3 , 1x USB3.0 Cable , 1x User's Manual , 1x Warranty Card

Manufacturer Warranty

1 Year
1 Year

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  • Stephen S.
  • 4/13/2014 5:19:47 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDid not work

Pros: None

Cons: Does not work.

Other Thoughts: Tested it too late to return.

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  • 4/13/2014 7:38:11 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNice little device

Pros: Easy to insert/remove drive
Pretty darn fast on USB3 ports
No problems for me under Win7/64

Cons: USB cable is short.

Other Thoughts: I had no problems installing a drive and getting it to be recognized and operate. At first I thought I was going to have trouble with the lid, but when a drive is in place it lines up fine. The short cable is a bit of a pain as the only USB3 ports on my desktop machine are on the rear panel. The good news is that it's a standard port (micro USB, I believe) and Newegg sells compatible longer cables.

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  • Jonathan W.
  • 4/2/2014 7:45:43 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDidn't work

Pros: n/a

Cons: Plugged it in for the first time, Win 8 says its installing drivers for USB to ATA/ATAPI device. Unsuccessful. Okay... disk management does not show the device. Opened Samsung Magician, then disk mgt again and it's there. Quick format? Nope. Freezes during formatting. Drive totally unresponsive yet hangs computer during shutdown process. Eventually got a drive letter assigned, but becomes unresponsive almost immediately upon trying to access. Just a total waste of time. Incidentally, I installed the same type of drive successfully using a Sabrent enclosure and I will be returning to Sabrent to replace this one.

Other Thoughts: The marketing firm for these guys is voting down all the critical reviews. That should be a warning sign.

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  • Robert K.
  • 4/1/2014 6:21:14 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsEasy to use

Pros: Easy to open and swap drives.

Cons: USB 3.0 cable could be a little longer.

Other Thoughts: About 50 MB/sec transfer speeds using an old 5400 rpm notebook drive. Can't complain.

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  • Ronnie C.
  • 3/25/2014 6:57:59 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggs1out of 2

Pros: 1 works great with fast transfer rates.

Cons: Tried 2 hard drives and both wouldn't read, but read fine in the other enclosure. 1 drive worked until cover was installed which actually helps push the drive into the sata connector. Poor connector assembly.

Other Thoughts: Won't bother with RMA because of low price and working too many hours to bother.

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  • Cecil S.
  • 3/24/2014 12:37:23 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSecond time's the charm

Pros: Affordable external enclosure that turns a spare HDD into a nice File Recovery backup drive.

Cons: I had to RMA the first one, it was causing blue screens on my system. I didn't dock a star because of Newegg's Premier return policy, and because the replacement works at the five star level.

Other Thoughts: This enclosure is so inexpensive that I wouldn't have bothered returning it if I hadn't had the free return shipping as a Premier member. I don't care who builds them, sometimes these things can be twitchy.

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  • Trung H.
  • 3/23/2014 7:48:39 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDisappointed

Pros: Design

Cons: Does not work. Bought two of these and had 6 2.5" HDD's to use. Whatever I'm about to type applies to both of the enclosures I bought. Ran into many problems with the computer not being able to recognize the drive. When it is recognized, the drives would show up as a path letter and can't be opened or formatted. When I finally got the computer to recognize the drives, after unplugging it and reinserting the drives into the enclosures, I used Roadkill's Diskwipe from the Hiren's CD to fully erase drive and formatted them to NTFS. Computer then sees the drives and does make it usable... until I decide to eject the drive and test it out by reinserting it. I get a 20% success rate of when the computer recognizes the drive. I tested it out on every port on my laptop and desktop. Works at random times with very little success. I believe the SATA controller in between the HDD and the wire is what is designed poorly. The best connection between a hard drive and a USB port are the ones that involve a direct connection without a SATA controller in between. Something like the Apricorn cables with a SATA connector on one end and a USB connector on the other end works best.

Other Thoughts: Will be returning these to get an enclosure without a SATA controller as a middle man.

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  • Larry M.
  • 3/19/2014 2:26:51 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsGood until it wasn't

Pros: No tools needed; worked well for 10 months.

Cons: Apparently not built to last: I purchased the enclosure mid May, 2013. Here it is mid March, 2014 and it has died. It began to spontaneously reboot yesterday afternoon, and then more frequently today until it finally and completely stopped working. The drive itself is fine (I checked).

Other Thoughts: The enclosure was priced very low...and, you know, you don't always get what you pay for, but this time I did, I guess ;-/

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  • Joseph T.
  • 3/13/2014 6:47:02 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPerfect

Pros: Feels secure; good fit and finish even though it is mostly plastic. Includes a flexible spacer that could be used to prevent vibration.
Instantly recognized, and drivers loaded (Win7).
Most important, it works, and seems fast. See Other Thoughts.

Cons: None found.

Other Thoughts: I used this to clone all partitions of the factory HDD in my new laptop to a 256GB SSD. I'd also added some applications, but it was still less than 100GB total. I started the clone before dinner, and it was done by the time I finished. I mounted the SSD internally, and it worked perfectly. Now, I'll probably use this case with another drive as an external backup.

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  • David E.
  • 3/4/2014 11:09:08 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLove it - Easy to Use - Toolless

Pros: I absolutely love this enclosure. Not many companies make a tool less enclosure that is as easy as this guy is to use. The construction exceeded my expectations on build quality and how well the device fits together for the price.

Cons: Haven't found a con yet. I have used this to connect several different drives now.

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