Icy Dock MB981U3-1S Hard Drive Dock Review

There always comes a time where a hard drive dock comes in handy. It could be you are building a new system and need to transfer files, want to share files with a friend, or you can even use a hard drive dock for an external hard drive setup. Hard drive docks are extremely convenient and today we are taking a look at the MB981U3-1S from Icy Dock. This USB 3.0 hard drive dock supports 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch SATA hard drives and has USB 3.0 Boost UASP support. Let’s take a look…

Special thanks to Icy Dock for providing us with the MB981U3-1S Hard Drive Dock to review.


The MB981U3-1S comes in Icy Dock’s typical retail packaging. It has a picture of the unit on the front with some important information listed.

Icy Dock MB981U3-1S Hard Drive Dock

On the back there is the same list of specifications that you see above.

Icy Dock MB981U3-1S Hard Drive Dock

Getting everything out of the box you have the MB981U3-1S hard drive dock, USB 3.0 cable, power adapter and user’s guide.

Icy Dock MB981U3-1S Hard Drive Dock