Startech 4-Port PCIe SuperSpeed USB3.0 Controller Card Adapter w. UASP - PCI-Ex1

Add 4 external USB 3.0 ports to a low profile or standard computer, through PCI Express

  • 4 external USB 3.0 ports in a stacked layout
  • UASP support for more efficient data transfer
  • Fully compliant with USB 3.0 revision 1.0 specifications and Intel xHCI rev0.95 specifications
  • Built-in optional SATA power connector for bus-powered USB devices
  • Optionally provides up to 900mA per USB port
  • Backward compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.0/1.1 devices
  • Compliant with PCI Express 2.0 specifications
  • Includes a Low Profile/half-height installation bracket

The PEXUSB3S4V PCI Express USB 3.0 Card (with SATA Power) adds 4 external USB 3.0 ports to any PCI Express-enabled computer system with support for data rates up to 5 Gbps, while remaining backward compatible with USB 2.0 / 1.x devices.

Enhanced with UASP support (USB Attached SCSI Protocol), this USB 3.0 controller performs up to 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0 when paired with a UASP supported enclosure (Note: UASP requires a compatible operating system). Using a more efficient protocol than the traditional USB BOT (Bulk-Only Transport), UASP technology optimizes transfers by allowing multiple commands to be processed simultaneously, significantly increasing transfer speeds for less wait time on data transfers. See our UASP test results below for further details.

The card uses a "stacked" port layout that places the ports one on top of the other, enabling all four USB 3.0 ports to be external facing, while still allowing the card to fit into a small form factor/low profile computer system using the included low profile bracket.

Plus, with a built-in SATA power connector, each USB port can provide up to 900mA of power to devices that draw power from a host bus connection (500mA for USB 2.0) by connecting to your computer power supply.

Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Improved Performance with UASP

UASP is supported in Windows 8 andServer 2012. In testing UASP performed with up to a 70% faster read / 40% faster write speed over traditional USB 3.0 at peak performance.

UASP Speed Diagram

At the same peak in testing, UASP also showed up to an 80% reduction in required processor resources.

UASP Speed Diagram

Test results were obtained using an Intel Ivy Bridge system, StarTech.com add-on USB 3.0 cards, a UASP-enabled StarTech.com enclosure, and a SATA III solid state drive.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • USB 3.0 PCI-E card has 4 external USB 3.0 ports using a space-saving stacked layout
  • Time-saving file transfers, up to 70% faster than traditional USB 3.0 when used with a UASP-supported enclosure
  • Power high-powered USB devices as necessary, with the optional SATA power connector

* Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Chipset ID Renesas/NEC - PD720201
Interface USB 3.0
Port Style Integrated on Card
Ports 4
Performance
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
UASP Support Yes
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - PCI Express x1 Male
External Ports 4 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 Female
Internal Ports 1 - SATA Power (15 pin) Plug
Software
OS Compatibility Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Special Notes / Requirements
Note The maximum throughput of this card is limited by the bus interface. If used with PCI Express Gen 1.0 enabled computers, the max throughput is 2.5 Gbps. If used with PCI Express Gen 2.0 enabled computers, the max throughput is 5 Gbps.
System and Cable Requirements Available PCI Express expansion slot
Environmental
Humidity 20% ~ 80% RH
Operating Temperature 5C to 50C (41F to 122F)
Storage Temperature -25C to 70C (-13F to 158F)
Physical Characteristics
Product Height 2.7 in [68 mm]
Product Length 3 in [75 mm]
Product Weight 1.6 oz [45 g]
Product Width 0.7 in [19 mm]
Packaging Information
Package Quantity 1
Shipping (Package) Weight 0.2 lb [0.1 kg]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - PCI Express USB 3.0 Card
1 - Low Profile Bracket
1 - Driver CD
1 - Instruction Manual

No additional files, specification sheets, guides or documentation found for product.

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