Add two 10Gbps USB Type-A ports to your computer, through a PCI Express slot
This USB 3.1 card lets you add two USB Type-A ports to your computer, through a PCI Express slot. It enables you to upgrade your current system by adding two USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports to your computer and giving you access to data transfer speeds up to 10Gbps.
Faster USB performance
By adding 10Gbps USB ports to your computer, you can harness the speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2 and rest assured you’re ready for both current and future high-bandwidth USB-A devices.
With higher data throughput support, this PCI Express USB 3.1 card is a necessity for external drives, drive enclosures, and many other USB 3.1 peripherals. Plus, the USB card includes an optional SATA power connector to connect to your system power supply and deliver up to 900mA of power per port to USB 3.1 bus-powered devices (500mA for USB 2.0). The card is ideal for use with large external storage solutions.
Compatible with older USB devices
Connecting older peripherals isn’t a problem. This versatile dual-port USB 3.1 card is backward compatible with legacy USB 3.0/2.0 devices that use the common USB Type-A port, so you can eliminate the added expense and aggravation of purchasing new devices.
The USB 3.1 PCIe card is compatible with a broad range of Windows and Linux operating systems. Plus, the high-quality card includes both standard-profile and low-profile brackets, making it easy to install in full or small form-factor PCs and servers.
The PEXUSB312A2 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
The StarTech.com Advantage
- HIGH PERFORMANCE: PCI Express host controller card has two USB-A ports with speeds up to 10Gbps per port; USB PCIe adapter card supports USB 3.1 Gen 2 or USB 3.2 Gen 2x1 standards
- POWER: Expansion card w/ SATA power header supplies supplemental power to the USB ports (when motherboard power is insufficient) providing up to 5V 0.9A (4.5W) per USB-A port
- MAX PERFORMANCE WITH USB STORAGE DEVICES: USB add-on card supports USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP) optimizing USB performance w/ external storage devices like SSDs, HDDs, NVMe drives & thumb drives
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