Those of you who have used USB 2.0 and 3.0 technologies in the past know the difference in speed. Most computers come with a couple of USB 3.0 ports. If you have more than a couple of USB 3.0 devices, you should consider investing in a Cable Matters 10-Port USB 3.0 Hub. It adds 10 USB 3.0 ports to your machine. You can connect up to 10 hard drives simultaneously. It supports Windows 8 and Mac OS X. The hub is compact too.