Connect a 2.5" or 3.5" SATA SSD/HDD to your USB-C enabled computer, with this USB 3.1 adapter cable. This USB-C™ to SATA adapter cable 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 USB-C enabled laptop or desktop computer directly to a SATA drive and access it through ultra-fast USB 3.1 Gen. 2 (up to 10Gbps). It's the ideal accessory for your Dell™ XPS, MacBook, Chromebook™ or other USB Type-C™ enabled device. Convenient and versatile drive access The USB-C to SATA 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 need simultaneous access to many drives. Harness the speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 gives you greater bandwidth and speed, with rates of up to 10Gbps - twice the speed of USB 3.0 (also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1). It lets you leverage the high performance of the latest SSDs and hard drives, while alleviating bottlenecks in your data transfers. Portable and easy to use The compact, lightweight design of the USB-C to SATA adapter provides easy portability. The adapter features an integrated 1 m cable, so you never have 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 USB31C2SAT3 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.