Brando’s UNITEK USB 3.0 to SATA Adapter, also known by the model number Y-1034, is a computer peripheral worthy of your money, time and attention. Why do we say so? It breathes new life into your SATA/IDE hard drives, where it will connect those to your computer via a USB 3.0 port as long as your machine supports the latest high-speed standard. This enables your hard drive to transfer data at a theoretical data transfer speed of 5 Gbps, and is small enough to tote around without any problem. It retails for just $48, making it highly affordable for everyone.