StarTech USB 3.1 Gen 2 Adapter Cable Connect a 2.5in SATA SSD/HDD to your computer using this USB 3.1 Gen 2 ultra-portable cable. Heres a fast, easy way to access data on a 2.5in solid-state or hard drive. This cable-style adapter lets you connect your laptop or desktop computer directly to a solid-state drive and access it through ultra-fast USB 3.1 Gen. 2 (up to 10 Gbps). With the adapter cable, you can quickly swap hard drives without having to install your drives into an enclosure. You can copy or retrieve data from a 2.5in SSD/HDD quickly with no additional accessories required. It gives you easy drive access for data migration, drive cloning and data backup applications, with the fast performance of USB 3.1 Gen 2. USB 3.1 Gen 2 gives you greater bandwidth and speed with rates of up to 10 Gbps - twice the speed of USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1) technology. It lets you leverage the high performance of the latest SSDs and hard drives, while alleviating bottlenecks in your data transfers. This cable-style adapter features a compact, lightweight design that tucks easily into a laptop bag or carrying case. Use it wherever you go to access valuable data quickly - with no external power required. The USB312SAT3CB is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.Please note this item is non-returnable, see our returns policy for more information.