Top-rated products in the Docking stations + USB hubs category

Here's a ranking of the top rated products in this category. To give you a quick overview, we've also added some key information about the products.

1. Satechi ST-SCMA2M

Thanks to the Satechi USB-C Slim Multiport Adapter with charging functionality, you can expand your MacBook with USB-C interface with a 4K HDMI output, 2x USB 3.0 ports (USB stick, mouse, keyboard, charging cable, etc.) as well as a Micro/SD Card Reader and easily charge your MacBook at the same time. 

2. TP-Link UH700

The USB hub UH700 is ideal for adding USB ports to your computer. This allows you to connect up to 7 devices such as USB data carriers, USB mice or USB printers at the same time without the need to switch your devices constantly. The USB 3.0 ports support data transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps, making them 10 times faster than USB 2.0.
The UH700 has multiple protection mechanisms to prevent damage to your connected devices. Supports hot swapping.
Plug and play.
 

3. Speedlink Snappy Slim

The Snappy Slim USB Hub provides four fast USB 2.0 interfaces on your PC - ideal for connecting your mouse, keyboard and external storage media. The USB hub is particularly easy to install. An additional power supply is not required. In addition, the Snappy Slim adapts perfectly to the design of modern notebooks without taking up much space. Its slim design in particular predestines it for mobile use. 

4. HP G5 Universal Dock

This docking station is designed for universal compatibility and works with USB-C and Thunderbolt-enabled notebooks from HP and other manufacturers.

Help IT secure
and remotely manage your deployed commercial HP notebook and docking station with advanced network management features such as PXE boot, LAN/WLAN switching, and WoL and MAC address pass-through in all performance states.

Add your accessories and up to three displays to the docking station. Then simply connect them to your notebook via a simple USB C cable to access your devices and charge your PC.

Free up your desk with a compact docking station that takes up just 12.7 x 12.7 cm of space.

Allow your IT to manage and track your docking stations by product name, serial number and MAC address from anywhere with the time-saving, easy-to-use Electronic Tag (eTag) asset management tool.

Updating your fleet of docking stations has never been easier. IT can save time by sending updates of the docking station firmware to the docking station for later installation, even if they are separate.

Strict testing ensures docking station compatibility with HP notebooks and Apple, Dell and Lenovo notebooks with USB C charging ports.
 

5. HP G2

Experience new features and increase productivity with most versatile Thunderbolt docking station from HP, the small, advanced HP Thunderbolt DockingstationG2. Designed for workstation flexibility and network management , it provides a USB C device port and optional built-in audio.

Connect the supplied cable to your notebook to access a wired network, data or video and chargethe notebook via a docking station that supports both HP and non-HP Thunderbolt and USB-C notebooks.

Enlarge your workspace with this space-saving centrepiece that contributes to a tidy desk. Its elegant, black and rounded design with smooth accents lets you see docking stations in a whole new light.

Help IT easily and remotely managea range of HP notebooks and the docking station with advanced network management features built into the docking station, including WoL and MAC address pass-through in all power states and PXE boot.

See all the colours and details of your projects with super-fast connection to two external 4Kscreens as soon as you connect your notebook to the docking station.

Call without a headset with first Thunderbolt docking station with audio conferencing solution. The audio module of the HP TB docking station can be connected vertically to the docking station without a cable.

Attach the base of the docking station to a table, desk or notebook using the appropriate device with an optional HP lock.[7]

Take advantage of the flexibility and convenience of a universal docking station for all your Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C devices. [8]

Advanced management features such as WoL and MAC Address Pass-Through in all power states are only supported on HP Pro x2 612 G2, HP EliteBook 1040 G4, HP EliteBook x360 1020, 1030 G2, 800 G5, 700 G5, 600 G4, 400 G5 and G4 HP Mobile Workstations (as of January 17, 2018).
Notebooks must meet the USB C performance, video and USB C and Thunderbolt industry standards.
The audio module of the HP TB docking station is available separately and is required for audio playback.
USB-C Notebook Charges up to 100 watts with a single USB-C cable. Combination cable (included or sold separately on certain models) required to support both notebooks up to 100W and mobile workstations up to 200W.
Internet access required and sold separately.
Internet access required and sold separately.
 

6. HP G2 + Kombinationskabel

The HP Thunderbolt Dock G2 leverages the ultra-high data transfer rate of the Thunderbolt 3 standard to provide multiple interfaces for peripherals, monitors, and networking. The dock can also power your notebook via AC pass-through cables (up to 200W) or the Thunderbolt 3 port used for connectivity (up to 100W). A power/Thunderbolt3 combo cable is included with this variant. The audio module (sold separately) allows you to add several additional features to the docking station.

You can connect the dock to your local network via the Gigabit Ethernet port. A Thunderbolt 3 port (USB-C) and four USB 3.0 ports (1x USB-C) are waiting for storage media and peripherals. You can use three video outputs for additional monitors. Your IT benefits from network-based remote management options thanks to PXE and WOL support as well as MAC address forwarding when the dock is connected to the network and notebook.

Compatible with HP Elite x2 1012 G1; HP Elite x2 1012 G2; HP Pro x2 612 G2; HP EliteBook Folio G1; HP EliteBook x360 1030 G2; HP EliteBook x360 1020 G2; HP EliteBook 1040 G4; HP EliteBook 800 G5; HP EliteBook 700 G5; HP ProBook 600 G4; HP ProBook 400 G5; ZBook 14u G5; ZBook 15u G5; HP ZBook 17 G3; HP ZBook 15 G3; HP ZBook 17 G4; HP ZBook 15 G4.
 

7. i-tec USB-C Nano Dock

A docking station enables the transmission of Ultra HD 4K video signals with a resolution of up to 3840×2160 - 30 Hz including the audio signal. The station also offers a USB-C Power Delivery power port (up to 100 W), which can be used to power a connected notebook or tablet via their original power adapter. The docking station also supports charging connected mobile USB devices such as smartphones, e-book readers, media players, GPS navigation and tablets. You also have three USB 3.0 ports, an Ethernet GLAN RJ-45 port, a USB-C power delivery port, a combo audio jack (headphone and microphone), an SD card reader, and a microSD card reader.

The docking station connects to your PC through a single cable (10 cm) via the USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 interface and can be used right on it. The installation of device drivers is automatic. This docking station is compatible with all types of notebooks and other equipment equipped with USB-C interface to support video transmission (USB-C DisplayPort Alt-Mode). For the non-compatible equipment, it is possible that your new i-tec product may not work properly. You can find all details about specifications of your equipment, resp. USB ports, in the user manual of your notebook/tablet/smartphone or via the customer service of the manufacturer of your equipment. If you are still not sure whether your system is fully compatible after checking, please contact the technical department at the e-mail address support@itecproduct.com.
 

8. Microsoft Surface Dock

Surface docking turns your super handy surface-tablet into a desktop PC in no time at all. Simply plug in the SurfaceConnectTM cable to charge your device and use external monitors, a keyboard, a mouse and other peripherals. With two HD video ports, one Gigabit Ethernet port, four USB 3.0 ports and one audio output, you have everything you need. 

9. Satechi USB-C Slim Multi-port

Thanks to the Satechi USB-C Slim Multiport Adapter with Charging Functionality & Ethernet Port, you can expand your MacBook with USB-C interface with a 4K HDMI output, 2x USB 3.0 ports (USB stick, mouse, keyboard, charging cable, etc.), and a Micro/SD Card Reader while easily charging your MacBook. 

10. Icy Box IB-AC6104-B

USB 3.0 is the USB standard of the future, with up to 5 GBit/s bandwidth. Thus, a multiple of the transfer speed of USB 2.0 is possible. With this hub, the fast standard can be used fourfold. USB 3.0 is backwards compatible, so it is also suitable for USB 2.0 devices and cables (with their speed).

The ICY BOX IB-AC6104-B is therefore the ideal helper when USB ports on the computer are scarce or difficult to access.