j5creates 3.5" SATA to USB 3.0 External Hard Drive Enclosure JEE351 lets you connect a 3.5 inch SATA hard drive through USB 3.0, ideal for anyone in need of storing and transferring large amounts of data. Supporting data transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps. The USB 3.0 interface is backwards compatible with older systems (USB 2.1, USB 1.1) at speeds of 480 Mbps and 12 Mbps. The external hard drive enclosure features a compact, freestanding design that requires minimal desk space, and the sleek aluminum casing protects the driver from overheating and minimizes vibration. This JEE351 external storage solution is compatible with Windows operating systems, Linux and Mac OS X.