Top 10 Direct Attached Storage – Computer Network Attached Storage

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QNAP TR-004 4 Bay Hard Drive Enclosure Direct Attached Storage DAS with hardware RAID USB 3.0 Type-C

QNAP #ad - Hardware raid supports raid 0, 5, 1, JBOD, and individual disks. High-speed direct-attached storage Device via USB Type-C for Windows, macOS and Linux. Lockable drive Bays. Use the tr-004 as external storage for NAS backup. Supports up to 4 2. 5 inch sata drives at Gbps. Expand the capacity of your QNAP NAS. 5/3.
BrandQNAP #ad
ManufacturerQnap #ad
Height6.63 Inches
Length8.62 Inches
Weight4.08 Pounds
Width6.31 Inches
Part NumberTR-004
Warranty2 year warranty

2. Western Digital


WD 12TB My Book Duo Desktop RAID External Hard Drive, USB 3.1, WDBFBE0120JBK-NESN

Western Digital #ad - Raid optimized WD Red drives. Raid-0 ready out of the box. 2x usb 3. 0 hub ports. Usb 3. 1 gen 1-ready, usB 3. 0 compatibility. Massive capacity storage with auto and system backup. 256-bit aes hardware encryption and password protection. 3-year manufacturer's limited warranty.
BrandWestern Digital #ad
ManufacturerWestern Digital #ad
Height7.09 Inches
Length6.3 Inches
Weight5.05 Pounds
Width3.94 Inches
Warranty3 years

3. Mediasonic


Mediasonic ProBox HF2-SU3S2 4 Bay 3.5” SATA HDD Enclosure – USB 3.0 & eSATA Support SATA 3 6.0Gbps HDD transfer speed

Mediasonic #ad - Transfer rate up to 5. 0gbps via uSB 3. 0, and 6. 0gbps vis eSATA. Support sata 3 6. 0gbps hard drive transfer rate. Support all brand of 3. 5" sata i / ii / iii* hard disk drive up to 16TB per drive, and up to 4 x 16TB. Support power sync, s. M. A. R. T. One button interface selection to switch usb 3. 0 or esatA Interface. Compatible with PC and Mac. Note: only one interface can be used at a time. And smart fan function with built-in Thermal-Sensor, auto & manual modes, and 3 speed levels.
BrandMediasonic #ad
ManufacturerMediasonic #ad
Height6.5 Inches
Length8.5 Inches
Weight4 Pounds
Width5 Inches
Part NumberHF2-SU3S2
Warranty1 year



TerraMaster D5-300C USB3.05Gbps Type C 5-Bay RAID Enclosure Support RAID 0/1/Single Exclusive 2+3 RAID Mode Hard Drive RAID Storage Diskless

TERRAMASTER #ad - Note: users need to purchase their own hard drives. Unique 2+3 raid mode: hard drive #1 & #2 can be configured as RAID 0, RAID 1 or Single disk. Compatible with mac, windows and Linux computers.

For stable performance, supports 12TB hard drive, Seagate IronWolf hard drives or WD Reds are recommended. 5-bay raid storage, compatible with 2. 5"/3. 5" sata hard drive or ssd, total capacity up to 60TB. The remaining drives #3-5 work as single, independent drives. D5-300c adopts aluminum enclosure and low-noise fan, which is firm and reliable, of good heat dissipation, and low noise. This is a das, noT a NAS. These are not included. Adopts real superspeed usb3. 05gbps type-c interface, the read/write speed is up to 410MB/s SSD in RAID 0 .
ManufacturerTerraMaster #ad
Height5.2 Inches
Length9.7 Inches
Weight6.8 Pounds
Width9.2 Inches
Part NumberD5-300C

5. Mediasonic


Mediasonic USB 3.1 4 Bay 3.5” SATA Hard Drive Enclosure – USB 3.1 Gen 2 10Gbps Type C/USB-C HF7-SU31C

Mediasonic #ad - Support all brand of 3. 5” sata i / ii / iii hard disk drive up to 16tb per drive, and up to 4 x 16TB. Transfer rate up to 10gbps via usb 3. 1 gen 2 type c usb-C Cable included. Newly revised front door with Air In-Take feature. Support uasp, smart Fan with built-in temperature sensor. Support s. M. A. R. T / power Sync Features. Support saTA 3 6. 0gbps hard drive transfer rate.
BrandMediasonic #ad
ManufacturerMediasonic #ad
Height6.77 Inches
Length8.88 Inches
Weight3.74 Pounds
Width4.9 Inches
Part NumberHF7-SU31C

6. Synology


Synology 4 bay NAS DiskStation DS918+ Diskless

Synology #ad - Dual-channel h. 265/h. 264 4k video transcoding on the fly. Compatibility: hdd/ssd, router, Network Card, IP Camera, surveillance Devices, Other Devices.

Operating temperature: 5°c to 40°C 40°F to 104°F. Maximum internal raw capacity: 56 tB 14 TB drive x 4 Capacity may vary by RAID types. Quad-core processor with aes-ni hardware encryption engine; Dual 1GbE LAN with failover and Link Aggregation support. Advanced file system offering 65, 000 system-wide snapshots and 1, 024 snapshots per shared folder. Encrypted sequential throughput at over 225 MB/s reading and 221 MB/s writing. 4gb ddr3l-1866 memory, expandable up to 8GB; Scalable up to 9 drives with Synology DX517.
BrandSynology #ad
ManufacturerSynology America Corp #ad
Height6.54 Inches
Length8.78 Inches
Weight5.03 Pounds
Width7.83 Inches
Part NumberDS918+
Warranty3 year

7. Samsung


USB 3.1 External SSD MU-PA2T0B/AM, 2TB, Black, Samsung T5 Portable SSD

Samsung #ad - Top to bottom metal design that fits in the palm of your hand. Optional password protection and AES 256 bit hardware encryption. Superfast read write speeds of up to 540 MB/s. Includes usb type c to c and uSB Type C to A cables; Shock resistance. 3 year warranty.
BrandSamsung #ad
ManufacturerSamsung #ad
Height3 Inches
Length2.3 Inches
Weight0.1 Pounds
Width0.4 Inches
Part NumberMU-PA2T0B/AM
Warranty3 Year limited

8. Sabrent


Sabrent USB 3.0 4 Bay 2.5” Hard Drive/SSD Docking Station with Fan DS-4SSD

Sabrent #ad - Transfer speeds up to 5Gbps. Read and write four hard drives simultaneously. Led indicator for power and HDD access. Tool-free installation.
BrandSabrent #ad
ManufacturerSabrent #ad
Height4.4 Inches
Length6.3 Inches
Weight1.01 Pounds
Width4.4 Inches
Part NumberDS-4SSD
Warranty1 year limited



QNAP TR-004U 1U 4 Bay Hard Drive Enclosure Direct Attached Storage Das with Hardware RAID USB 3.0 Type-C

QNAP #ad - 5/3. Use the tr-004u as external storage for NAS backup. High-speed direct-attached storage Device via USB Type-C for Windows, macOS and Linux. Hardware raid supports raid 0, JBOD, 1, 5, and individual disks. Supports up to 4 2. Expand the capacity of your QNAP NAS. 5 inch sata drives at Gpbs. Lockable drive Bays.
BrandQNAP #ad
ManufacturerQNAP #ad
Part NumberTR-004U

10. Kingwin


Support SATA I/II/III & SAS I/II 6Gbps and Optimized for 3.5” SSD/HDD, Internal Tray-Less SATA Hard Drive Backplane Enclosure, Kingwin Aluminum Four Bay Hot Swap Mobile Rack for 3.5” SSD/HDD

Kingwin #ad - Triangular key lock. Support sata iiI 6 Gbps. Space for 4 h. D. D. Support RAID. Model: mks-435TL. Aluminum bezel. W/ 3 bay slots. No inner tray required. Power & hdd lED activity.
BrandKingwin #ad
ManufacturerKWI Technology Inc./Kingwin #ad
Height5 Inches
Length7.63 Inches
Weight2.75 Pounds
Width5.75 Inches
Part NumberMKS-435TL