With the Vantec NexStar DX External 5.25" Enclosure, you can easily add any 5.25" optical drive to your existing system. The NexStar DX connects to your computer through USB 3.0 , offering speeds up to 5 Gbps and even supports Blu-Ray drives! The NexStar DX is perfect for anyone looking to add any 5.25" device, such as a DVD burner, to any notebook or desktop computer. Because you don't have to open your computer, you will not have to worry about voiding your existing warranty or dealing with messy wires. The integrated fan and aluminum case keeps your device cool and operating at optimum conditions. The NexStar DX External 5.25" Enclosure is the smart way to upgrade any computer.