The black 2.5" USB 3.0 SATA Hard Drive/SSD Enclosure from StarTech turns a normal 2.5" SATA HDD/SSD into a portable, external SuperSpeed USB 3.0 HDD/SSD. Connecting to a host computer through USB 3.0 with no external power required, this enclosure supports full SuperSpeed USB data transfer speeds up to 5 Gb/s. It is backward compatible with USB connections. The large capacity drives, tested with up to 1 TB, can be used to enhance your computer's storage/backup capabilities. Featuring a lightweight, portable design this USB 3.0 SATA HDD enclosure is constructed of aluminum, which offers maximum durability and operating heat dissipation.