Easily access, transfer and backup data from a SATA drive to your PC or laptop, through USB 3.1. This USB 3.1 to SATA adapter gives you fast and easy access to the data on your 2.5 in./3.5 in. solid-state drives and hard drives. The adapter cable lets you connect your laptop or desktop computer directly to a SATA drive and access it through ultra-fast USB 3.1 Gen. 2 (10Gbps). Convenient and versatile drive access This adapter cable lets you quickly swap your drives. You can copy or retrieve data from your 2.5 in. or 3.5 in. SATA drive, with no additional accessories required. The tool-free adapter cable is ideal for IT technicians who need fast access to SATA drives. It's the perfect solution for data migration, drive cloning, and data backup or recovery applications, providing the fast performance of USB 3.1 Gen 2. You can also operate multiple adapters at the same time, when you require simultaneous access to many drives. Transfer data quickly over USB 3.1 Gen 2 Access and back up your data, faster than ever, by using USB 3.1 Gen 2 technology to leverage the high performance of the latest SSDs and hard drives. This versatile adapter supports data transfer rates of up to 10Gbps - twice the speed of USB 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1) technology. The USB 3.1 to SATA adapter supports SATA I, II and III (up to 6Gbps) and also supports UASP for enhanced performance. Portable and easy to use The compact, lightweight design of the USB 3.1 to SATA adapter provides easy portability. The adapter features an integrated 1 m cable, so you never to worry about forgetting to bring your connector cable with you. You can connect easily to a 2.5 in. solid-state drive or hard drive, using USB power, with no external power required. A universal power adapter is included for use when connecting to your 3.5 in. drives or for any 2.5 in. drives that may require additional power. The USB312SAT3 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.