Kingwin F-35 3.5″ SATA HD Enclosure

Kingwin’s F-35 3.5″ SATA HD Enclosure looks great and is a nice solution for external storage.



When I first opened it, I thought it was a hair dryer! There are two 50 mm cooling fans on each side that are quiet and do a nice cooling job.

Key Features

  • SATA to USB 2.0 Interface
  • Front LED for Power / HD Activity
  • Two 50 mm  fans
  • External PS and USB cable included
  • Plug & Play, Hot-Swap capability
  • Suitable for all 3.5” SATA HD up to 2 TB
  • Size: 2 1/2” x 9” x 5 1/4”
  • RoHS Compliant


The back shows the power port, power switch and USB port:



Removing one screw at the bottom from opens the case for drive insertion:



An inside view that shows the PCB and SATA connectors:



Insert the drive into the sleeve to clip into the SATA connectors; lifting the large lever pops the drive out:



The enclosure ships with an external PS and  USB cable:



Performance Test


I used HD Tach to test out HD transfer; the results are typical for USB external drive enclosures – nothing to get excited about but certainly OK for backing up data. The front lights up blue to indicate power and HD status – you can’t miss it.



Overall an attractive external storage enclosure with very distinctive packaging.

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