Vantec introduces the NexStar CX 3.5"" SATA External Hard Drive Enclosure, ideal for anyone in need of storing and transferring large amounts of data. NexStar CX conveniently upgrades your storage array into an external hard drive system by utilizing 3.5"" SATA Hard Drives and creating a USB capable external hard drive that can be used with virtually any system. In addition, the sleek aluminum casing not only protects the drive from overheating but also provides sound dampening qualities to minimize vibrations. The NexStar CX features an eSATA (external Serial ATA) and USB 2.0 interfaces offering speeds up to 3Gbps or 480Mbps respectively. The Vantec NexStar CX 3.5"" SATA External Hard Drive Enclosure is great for anyone who requires a high performance, lightweight, and durable external storage solution.