Serial ATA (SATA) is the latest form of computer connectivity, featuring faster transfer speeds, easier configuration, and the ability to hot swap drives. With the Vantec 2-Port eSATA PCMCIA CardBus, you can add the features and functionality of eSATA to your notebook. With the external SATA port, the PCMCIA Cardbus gives the flexibility of adding a high speed connection to an external hard drive. Traditionally, one would use USB 2.0 to connect to external hard drives. While USB 2.0 offers reasonably fast speeds at 480Mbps, SATA transfers at a speed of up to 1,500Mbps! Take advantage of SATA on your computer with the Vantec 2-Port eSATA PCMCIA CardBus.