The NexStar 3 NST-266S3 enclosure is a high-performance, portable, and durable external storage solution. It supports all the latest 2.5" hard disk drive/solid state drives, and is designed to be very fast when linked to your SSD or HDD using the latest UASP protocol for Windows 8 to shuttle data around at high speeds. It boasts a USB 3.0 interface for the maximum data transfer speed, and is backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.1. The sleek aluminum casing protects the drive and draws heat effectively, while the clear LED indicator shows the power and HDD activity at a glance. No drivers needed (NDN) for Windows OS and OSX.