Get ultra-fast access to data by connecting a 2.5" SATA SSD/HDD to your laptop's USB-C port. Take advantage of the USB-C™ port on the latest MacBook, Chromebook Pixel™ or other laptop to get quick external drive access. This cable-style adapter lets you use the USB Type-C™ port to connect your laptop directly to a 2.5" solid-state or hard drive and access it through ultra-fast USB 3.1 Gen. 2 (10 Gbps). It's fast and easy to connect to your SATA drives, with no additional accessories required.Ultra-portable with no external power requiredUse this cable-style adapter, wherever you go, to access valuable data quickly - it's USB powered so there's no external power required. It features a compact, lightweight design that tucks easily into a laptop bag or carrying case.Convenient drive accessWith 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 2.5" SSD or HDD quickly. 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.Connect easily with USB-CThe integrated, easy-to-use USB Type-C connector is small and reversible, which makes for easier insertions. You can connect the plug with either side facing up, which means less risk of damaging your ports, and less frustration.Harness the speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2USB 3.1 Gen 2 gives you greater bandwidth and speed with file transfer 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.The USB31CSAT3CB is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.