Vantec NexStar GX 3.5in External HDD Enclosure, USB 3.1 Gen II Type-C

MX72161 NexStar GX 3.5in External HDD Enclosure, USB 3.1 Gen II Type-C
MX72161 NexStar GX 3.5in External HDD Enclosure, USB 3.1 Gen II Type-C MX72161 NexStar GX 3.5in External HDD Enclosure, USB 3.1 Gen II Type-C

Product Info

NexStar® GX USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C 3.5" Enclosure - For 3.5" or 2.5" SATA HDD/ SSD/ Hybrid Drive

The NST-371C31-BK is a unique enclosure; it is designed to be ready for any 3.5" or 2.5" SATA HDD, SSD or Hybrid Drive. This stylish well-crafted Aluminum casing design serves to dissipate heat, minimize vibration and looks great seating on your desk. This enclosure with its reversible Type C™ interface comes with two cables ready for the latest Type C™ port or existing Type A port on the system. On the technological side, the performance is equally amazing; it uses USB 3.1 Gen 2 Chipset, USB-C, UASP and SATA III for the faster speed in data transfer.

On the functional side, this ability to let you put in 3.5" or 2.5" HDD/SSD is unique and will eliminate having to choose which SATA enclosure to use, it is a one enclosure fits all size drive. And lastly, bundle with a premium and energy efficient ac adapter to protect your drive.

  • Designed for ALL SATA 3.5" or 2.5" HDD/SSD/Hybrid Drive
  • True USB-C™ enclosure with best SuperSpeed Plus USB 3.1 Gen 2 transfer speed
  • Provided 2 cables for compatibility with any USB Type-A or Type-C™ port
  • Well-crafted Aluminum Casing for heat dissipation and minimize vibration
  • Adopt UASP to enhance maximum performance for latest Windows OS
  • Ultimate convenience with Plug & Play and No Drivers Needed
  • Support Ultra-Fast SATA III, 6 Gbps interface, also backward compatible with legacy SATA standard
  • Compatible with Windows®, Mac OS X, and Linux
  • Comes with all necessary accessories for installing (Hard Drive not included)
  • Clear Activity LED and On/Off switch



Work with USB Type-C™ computers including the latest MacBook, Chromebook, and more.


Fully compatible with existing USB Type-A computers.

Elegant Aluminum Design

Aluminum housing and vents enhance the heat dissipation of SSD/HDD.

Peace of Mind

Smart features include Spin down with your Windows/Mac system sleep/hibernate/shutdown. As well as Lifetime and easily accessible technical support.


  • Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or 10
  • Mac OS X 10.6 or later
  • Linux OS
  • Computer with USB 3.0 port


Part Number NST-371C31-BK
Device Support SATA I/II/III SSD/HDD/Hybrid drives
Device Size 3.5" or 2.5" SATA HDD/SSD/Hybrid
Internal Interface Standard SATA
External Interface USB 3.1 Type-C
HDD Capacity Up to 12 TB
Interface 1 x USB Type-C to Type-C (for system with Type-C port)
1 x USB Type-C to Type-A (for system with Type-A port)
Power USB powered
Cable Length 30" (800mm) each
Material Aluminum casing, ABS tray
Dimensions 191 x 111 x 36 mm (7.5" x 4.4" x 1.4")
Weight 340g

Package Contents

  • Vantec NexStar GX 3.5" USB 3.1 Type-C SATA SSD/HDD Enclosure
  • 1 x USB Type-C to Type-C Cable
  • 1 x USB Type-C to Type-A Cable
  • AC Adapter
  • Screws
  • Quick Install Guide