The pro X360USB Pro is not mandatory. But you must have a compatible Sata. if the sata on your Motherboard, (Not CPU - Central Processing Unit) is not compatible. Then the X360USB is your best bet.So the Pro is mandatory? Can I use the ck3 pro and probe 3? Just plug the sata into my cpu. Thanks.
And you can use the CK3 Pro and Probe 3 on their own. Guide is in the tutorials section