Here's a cost-effective solution for adding USB 3.0 connectivity to your computer. This 4-port PCIe USB 3.0 card gives you three external ports and one internal port, for the ultimate connection flexibility.
Enjoy convenient USB 3.0 port availability
With three external USB 3.0 ports you can connect more devices to your computer. The card provides easy access to commonly-used peripherals such as your tablet and external hard drive. It also features an internal USB port that lets you connect a device such as a flash drive inside your computer case, providing added security and convenience.
USB 3.0 gives you fast access to your files with data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps. Plus it's backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.x devices, which eliminates the cost and aggravation of upgrading your existing devices.
Get up and running quickly
Setup is a breeze with native operating system support. The USB 3.0 adapter card automatically installs in Windows® 8.1, 8 and 7.
For convenient installation, this PCI Express USB 3.0 card features a dual-profile design that can be installed in almost any type of computer. It comes equipped with a standard profile bracket and also includes a low-profile bracket for installation in small form-factor/half-height systems.
UASP support for more efficient data transfers
This high-performance USB 3.0 card is enhanced with UASP support, which can perform ~70% faster read speed and ~40% faster write speed over traditional USB 3.0, when paired with UASP-enabled enclosure.
The PEXUSB3S42 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
: UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) is supported in Windows 8.1, 8, Server 2012 and Linux kernel 2.6.37 or later. 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
- Provides device connection flexibility, with external and internal USB 3.0 ports
- Easy to install, with Windows 8.1, 8 and 7 native OS support
- Installs in standard or small form-factor computers, with a dual-profile design
|Output interface||USB 3.0|
|PCI Card form factor||Full-height (low-profile)|
|USB 3.0 ports quantity||3|
|Internal USB 3.0 ports quantity||1|
|Data transfer rate (max)||5 Gbit/s|
|Maximum cable length||3m|
|Windows operating systems supported||Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 8.1 x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64|
|Linux operating systems supported||Yes|
|Server operating systems supported||Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012|
|Operating temperature (T-T)||5 - 50 °C|
|Storage temperature (T-T)||-20 - 60 °C|
|Operating relative humidity (H-H)||20 - 80%|
|Package width||14.2 cm|
|Package depth||17 cm|
|Package height||3 cm|
|Mounting brackets included||Yes|
|Chipset||VLI - VL805|