SIIG's Hi-Speed USB to SATA 2.5" Enclosure is a high quality product designed to accommodate 2.5" SATA hard disk drives through USB 2.0 interface to work with your desktop or notebook computer. It supports SATA hard disk drives of up to 500GB in capacity and delivers Hi-Speed USB 2.0 data transfer rates of up to 480Mb/s. It features a sleek aluminum housing to effectively disperse heat lowering the hard disk drive's operating temperature to extend its lifespan. This user-friendly USB 2.0 to SATA enclosure is driver-installation free and supports hot-swapping, allowing you to connect and disconnect the unit without first turning your system off. It is an excellent product to quickly and easily add mobile storage device to your computer. The Hi-Speed USB to SATA 2.5" Enclosure conforms to USB 2.0 Specification and USB Mass Storage Class, Bulk-Only Transport Specification. It is also FCC & CE regulatory approved and RoHS-compliant. It is fully compatible with a wide variety of Windows operating systems and is backed by SIIG's limited 5-year warranty.