StarTech.com 4 Port PCI Express USB 3.0 Card w/ 4 Dedicated Channels - UASP

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StarTech.com 4 Port PCI Express USB 3.0 Card w/ 4 Dedicated Channels - UASP

QuickFind: 620204 Mfr part code: PEXUSB3S44V
  • Add four USB 3.0 ports with four independent channels LP/SATA power & charging support...
  • Compatible w/ HP Pro 3500 & Lenovo ThinkCentre M93p

Product Description

StarTech.com 4 Port PCI Express USB 3.0 Card w/ 4 Dedicated Channels - UASP

The PEXUSB3S44V 4-Port PCI Express USB 3.0 Card lets you add four, dedicated 5 Gbps USB 3.0 ports to your PCIe x4-enabled PC. This independent port architecture improves USB 3.0 performance by transferring data on four individual channels to your computer, giving you faster file transfers.
When multiple devices are connected, traditional single bus USB 3.0 cards share your maximum bandwidth between all ports. By employing four host controller chipsets, each port operates on a separate independent transmission channel. Dedicating up to 5 Gbps to each USB port reduces performance bottlenecks, and effectively quadruples your total available to bandwidth to 20 Gbps.
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.
For high-power USB devices, this PCIe USB 3.0 card includes an optional SATA or LP4 power connector to connect to your system power supply and deliver up to 900mA of power per port to USB 3.0 bus-powered devices (500mA for USB 2.0). The USB 3.0 card also supports USB Battery Charging Specification 1.2 (Apple Mode only), letting you charge compatible Apple devices (iPhones and iPads) faster than a standard USB 3.0 port.
The controller card is compliant with USB 3.0 standards while offering backward compatibility with existing USB 2.0 / 1.1 devices. For added versatility, the USB 3.0 PCIe card is equipped with a standard profile bracket and includes a low-profile/half-height bracket for installation in small form-factor computers.
Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
Improved Performance with UASP UASP is supported in Windows® 8, 8.1, Server 2012 and Linux kernel 2.6.37 or later. In testing UASP performed with up to a 70% faster read / 40% faster write speed over traditional USB 3.0 at peak performance.

Technical Specification

StarTech.com 4 Port PCI Express USB 3.0 Card w/ 4 Dedicated Channels - UASP

Software / System Requirements

OS Required Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Linux Kernel 2.6.31 or later, Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows XP (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (32/64-bits), Windows 8 (32/64 bits), Windows 8.1 (32/64 bits), Windows 10 (32/64 bits)
Software Included Drivers & Utilities

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 2 years
Service & Support Limited warranty - 2 years

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces 4 x USB 3.0 - 9 pin USB Type A (external)

General

Device Type USB adapter
Form Factor Plug-in card
Interface (Bus) Type PCI Express x4

Networking

Ports USB 3.0 x 4
Connectivity Technology Wired
Data Link Protocol USB, USB 2.0, USB 3.0
Data Transfer Rate 5 Gbps
Compliant Standards USB 1.1, USB 2.0, USB 3.0

Processor / Memory

Processor 4 x uPD720202 - NEC

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories Low-profile bracket
Compliant Standards FCC, RoHS

Dimensions & Weight

Width 6.7 cm
Depth 12.1 cm
Height 1.9 cm
Weight 90 g

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 50 °C
Humidity Range Operating 5 - 85%

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