The CD-310-Combo aluminum enclosure is great for all high capacity IDE/PATA hard drives. The aluminum cover is built for heat dissipating, which lessens the chances of the hard drive overheating, and keeps it running cool. It is user-friendly with easy to install drives, and supports both USB and FireWire interfaces, allowing quick data transfer rates of 480 and 400 MB per second respectively. It is also compatible with both Mac and PC operating systems. This high performance plug and play device is convenient, simple, quiet, and ensures user satisfaction.