SIIG's USB 3.0 to SATA 3Gb/s Adapter is an excellent tool enabling you to connect SATA hard disk drives or SATA DVD/CD drives to your notebook or desktop computer that is not Serial ATA equipped. It is designed to instantly convert SATA hard disk drives or SATA DVD/CD drives into portable external storage devices utilizing the latest SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology to connect to your computer. The USB 3.0 to SATA 3Gb/s Adapter supports 2.5" and 3.5" SATA hard disk drives, SATA DVD and CD drives and delivers data transfer rates of up to 5Gb/s, 10x faster than USB 2.0. This user-friendly adapter supports plug and play installation, no driver installation required. It is the high performance product for super fast accessing, transferring and backing up large data files between your external storage devices and your USB 3.0 equipped computer. With its ultra portable design, SIIG's USB 3.0 to SATA 3Gb/s Adapter is the perfect handy gadget for use with notebook and desktop computers.