Connect any 2.5 or 3.5 IDE/PATA or Serial ATA/SATA Hard Drive externally to your computer through an available USB 2.0 port. The Sabrent USB-DSC5 Adapter is a caseless solution that makes swapping hard drives easier than ever before. Transfer data quickly and easily through USB 2.0 at speeds of up to 480Mbs and 52x CD-ROM speeds. Installation is simple and driverless, and LED lights indicate activity to confirm data transfer. One solution for all kinds of hard drives make this a perfect solution for data transfers or data backup!