This PCI Express USB 3.0 card is a cost-effective upgrade that lets you add four USB 3.0 ports to your computer through one PCIe slot. It offers two external ports, plus two internal USB 3.0 connectors, to adapt your desktop or server PC to a wide range of USB 3.0 devices.
Flexible and practical port design
Additional motherboard-style USB 3.0 connectors offer the flexibility to add more internal USB 3.0 devices to your PC. When its internal connectors are in use, this versatile alternative to expensive motherboard and computer upgrades allows you to simply connect hubs or card readers on the front panel.
For added utility, the card integrates two external USB 3.0 ports, in order to be able to connect more devices, such as external hard drives or printers.
Simple installation, compatible with previous generation devices
The USB 3.0 card is easy to install and requires no drivers or software on native Windows® 8.1 / 8 operating systems. Additionally, it has a dual-profile design that fits in standard or low-profile enclosures to ensure that it will fit. will fit your small form factor system.
Connecting with older generation peripherals is not a problem either. Therefore, it is not necessary to acquire new devices, since the adapter card is backward compatible with its USB 2.0 and 1.x technology.
Efficient USB 3.0 performance enhanced by UASP
This high-performance SuperSpeed USB 3.0 card supports data transfer rates up to 5Gbps and has been enhanced with UASP compatibility, enabling 70% faster read speed performance as well as 40% faster speed. write, compared to conventional USB 3.0, when paired with an External Drive Enclosures
Note: UASP is compatible with Windows 8, 8.1, Server 2012 and Linux Kernel 2.6.37 or higher. Test results were obtained using an Intel® Ivy Bridge system, StarTech.com USB 3.0 expansion cards, a UASP-equipped StarTech.com cage, and a SATA III solid-state drive.
Install as an essential hardware component when assembling your own computer or upgrading your computer case
Connect external drives, tablets, smartphones, CD / DVD drives, MP3 players, printers, scanners, webcam cameras, and video game controllers to your computer.