Connect a 2.5" SATA hard drive or solid state drive externally to your computer with the USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A to 2.5" SATA II Adapter Cable.
It is recommended that you use the USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port on your computer to get the maximum data transfer rate of 5 Gb/s, but the adapter cable is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1 at slower speeds. The 2.5" SATA II connector works with 2.5" SATA hard drives and solid state drives. The adapter cable is hot-swappable and can be installed without tools. It is plug and play and does not require additional drivers.
USB 3.1 Gen 1 and USB 3.0 are synonymous.
USB 3.1 Gen 1 features a maximum throughput of 5 Gb/s. USB 3.1 Gen 1 and USB 3.0 are synonymous.
Supports 2.5" SATA hard drives and solid state drives
Tool-free HDD installation
Plug and play (no drivers needed)
LED light indicates Power and Activity status
Sabrent EC-SSHD Specs
1 x 2.5" SATA (15-pin + 7-pin)
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
Operating Systems Supported
Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP
Mac OS X or higher
Maximum Data Transfer Rate
Computer with an available USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A or USB 2.0 Type-A port
2.5" SATA HDD or SSD