This compact M.2 SATA SSD enclosure lets you add highly portable data storage to any laptop or computer with a USB-C port - such as MacBook, Chromebook Pixel, Dell XPS laptops, and many others. It turns your SATA M.2 drive into a high-speed storage solution over a USB 3.1 Gen 2 connection, at up to 10Gbps throughput. A truly portable solution This slim, pocket-sized enclosure for M.2 NGFF SATA SSDs has been specially designed for mobility, with a small form factor design that fits easily into your laptop bag. Its lightweight yet durable aluminum housing helps to ensure your drive won't be damaged while you're on the move. Ventilation holes help to dissipate heat and help ensure an optimum operating temperature. Maximize the performance of your M.2 SATA SSD Leverage the speed of your M.2 NGFF SATA drive with this external enclosure. It delivers USB 3.1 Gen 2 data transfer speeds up to 10Gbps as well as UASP support, so you can achieve higher transfer speeds when you connect it to a UASP-enabled host computer. The enclosure works with tablets, laptops and desktop computers and is compatible with hosts equipped with Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports. Broad compatibility The enclosure is compatible with all of the common M.2 SATA SSDs, and enables you to mount multiple drive lengths, including: 30mm (2230), 42mm (2242), 60mm (2260), and 80mm (2280). The SM21BMU31C3 is backed by a 2-year StarTech.com warranty and free lifetime technical support.