Ideal for connecting your PC or Mac to any peripheral device, such as your printer, scanner, or hard drive enclosure. Connectors: USB Type A Male to USB Type B Male. Transfer rates up to 5 Gbit/s (640 MB/s) which is 10x faster than the USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/s). USB 3.0 reduces the time required for data transmission and reduces power consumption. Backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1 Devices. Gold Plating Contacts. Fully compatible with Windows and MAC. Plug and play. Length: 3ft.