The high-performance StarTech 7-port USB 3.0 hub is an easy way to expand your computer's connectivity. This hub gives you additional seven USB 3.0 ports, letting you connect to a wide variety of USB peripherals to your computer or Mac through a single USB 3.0 host connection. The SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports come with support for UASP-enabled devices, and transfer large files at a lightning fast speed. They are also backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.x devices. Plus, the upright port configuration makes plug-in easy, even for oversized USB connectors. This compact, rugged hub can be used as permanent setup for desktop PC. The included desktop or wall-mount bracket gives you a flexible mounting solution. The compact, rugged metal design is road-ready, great for your laptop, MacBook, or Ultrabook etc. Moreover, this hub is hot-swappable, and supports plug-and-play for easy installation.