SIIG's USB 3.0 to IDE/SATA 6Gb/s 3.5" Enclosure is a cutting-edge product designed to enable 3.5" SATA or IDE hard disk drives to work with your USB 3.0 enabled desktop or notebook computer. It instantly adds large capacity mobile storage of up to 3TB capacity to your system, delivers data transfer rates of up to 5Gb/s, and allows you to hot-swap the enclosure (connect and disconnect) without first turning your system off. This USB 3.0 enclosure features aluminum housing with built-in cooling fan to effectively disperse heat keeping the SATA or IDE hard disk drive cool and long-lasting. The USB 3.0 to IDE/SATA 6Gb/s 3.5" Enclosure conforms to USB 3.0 Specification, Revision 1.0, Serial ATA Specification 2.6, and USB Mass Storage Class Bulk-Only Transport. It is FCC & CE regulatory approved and RoHS-compliant, fully compatible with a wide variety of Windows operating systems and backed by SIIG's limited 5-year warranty.