The Gauntlet 3 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 2.5-inch external hard drive enclosure merges the speed and performance of USB 3.0 and SATA 3 technology with an Ultra durable and lightweight form factor. Simply install (plug-and-play) any 2.5” SATA I/II/III HDD or SSD for blisteringly fast data transfers -- up to 10X the data transfer rate of Hi-Speed USB 2.0 and 2X faster than SATA2 technology.nnThe Gauntlet 3 features an Aircraft Grade sleek and durable uni-body aluminum body, that blends in with the aesthetics of any computer ecosystem. Designed with Mobility in mind, the Gauntlet 3 enclosure measures in at only 120mm (L) x 77mm (W) x 16.5mm (H), weighs only 100g (chassis only) and is completely powered via a USB 3.0 port. The Gauntlet 3 incudes a USB 3.0 cable to quickly transform your drive into a high-performance portable storage device for use with desktop or notebook computers. The Gauntlet 3 is compatible with Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows, 7, Windows® 8, Windows® 8.1, Mac OS X, and Linux systems.