The ROG Strix Arion M.2 NVMe SSD Enclosure is a nice enclosure for NVMe M.2 SSD. The performance is as expected and I like that Asus has included thermal pads as well as use aluminium alloy to get the heat away from the drive.
The size bothers me a bit as it is a pretty big drive and I would never hang it from a bag like Asus shows on their website as it looks pretty weird. That said the design itself is pretty nice. I like the angled corners and the silicon protective hold around the drive. The Asus Aurora Sync might be a gimmick but again I think it looks nice when it lights up while using it.
I think the price is good at around 60$, especially for the rugged design and good performance.
- Can handle many typs of NVME-SSD
- Solid contruction
- Thermal pads to help get the heat away from the drive
- Asus includes both USB-C to USB-C and USB-C to USB3.
- Gives you great performance
- Good price
- Pretty big
- To open it up you need a tiny pin
- USB Type-C 3 2 Gen 2 for transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps
- Supports M 2 PCIe NVM Express SSDs with 2230/2242/2260/2280 form factor M 2 NVMe SSD not included
- Two Cables Included – 1x USB Type-C cable 1x USB Type-C to USB Type-A cable
- Aluminum Alloy ROG Case with thermal pads pulls heat away from M 2 drives
- ASUS Aura Sync RGB lighting features a nearly endless spectrum of colors with the ability to synchronize effects across an ever-expanding ecosystem of Aura Sync enabled products
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