Review: Versatile OWC Express Enclosure Offers Convenience, Performance

owc_expressusb3_slv_gall1The OWC Express is the perfect pocket-sized external enclosure for your 2.5” SATA drive. It’s bus-powered for convenience, and it offers the ultimate combination of portability, style and value for data storage and backup.

But as showed in a recent review, the Express can also makes a great external boot drive at a great price.

The reviewer installed a solid state drive in the OWC Express USB 3.0 enclosure for a speedy bootable external for a 2012 Mac mini. Head over to for the full review that awards the OWC Express external enclosure a score of 9 out of 10!

The OWC Express is available now from OWC and can be purchased as an enclosure for an existing drive or as a DIY HDD or SSD kit, and it comes with a connecting cable, carrying sleeve and step-by-step installation video.

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  • I love this enclosure. I have nearly a dozen of them.

    I especially like now easy it is to open and swap drives.

    I would love to see a Thunderbolt version. (Yes, I’m aware of the On-The-Go pro which is just too bulky.)