This USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 PCIe controller card installs into an available PCI-Express x4 slot on your computer and allows you to upgrade your existing system by adding a USB-C ™ port (20Gbps).
Add a 20Gbps USB Type-C port to your desktop computer
The controller card allows you to connect USB-C Gen 2×2 (20Gbps) devices to your desktop computer. The USB-C port is ideal for connecting USB devices such as external hard drives and solid state drives, or for charging and syncing your mobile devices. The USB-C port provides up to 15W (5V / 3A) of power and is backward compatible with USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) and USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps) devices.
Note: USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps), and USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbps) is also known as USB 3.0 and USB 3.1 (5Gbps).
Performance SuperSpeed USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 (20Gbps)
The USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 card includes an ASMedia ASM3242 host controller that uses x4 channels of the PCIe 3.0 bus, allowing the card to achieve speeds of up to 20Gbps, as well as fast access to high-performance devices such as NVMe and hard disk drives. SSD. The controller card supports the “Multiple IN” option to reduce bandwidth loss when connecting multiple devices via a USB hub. (Note: the USB hub must support this feature.) The card also supports UASP, for best performance with storage devices.
Wide installation compatibility
This add-in card includes both full-profile and low-profile brackets, ensuring that it can be installed in a full-profile or low-profile PCIe 3.0 x4 slot (backward compatible with PCIe 2.0). For greater compatibility, the card is compatible with Windows, Linux, and macOS operating systems. To facilitate installation, the driver software is automatically installed on computers running Windows 8 or higher. Works with USB 3.1 / 3.0 / 2.0 devices
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Connect high-performance devices like NVMe drives and SSDs
Charge and sync your mobile devices.