Features

  • Provides four external, independent USB 3.0 Ports
  • Power high-powered USB devices as necessary, with the optional LP4 or SATA power connector
  • Increase the efficiency of your USB 3.0 devices with four dedicated bus channels and up to 5 Gbps of bandwidth per channel - 20 Gbps total
  • Supports up to 20 Gbps total transfer bandwidth - Up to 5 Gbps per port
  • Time-saving file transfers, up to 70% faster than traditional USB 3.0 when used with a UASP-supported enclosure


Expand the USB Capabilities of Your System This StarTech 4 Port Quad Bus (PCIe) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Card Adapter with UASP lets you add four dedicated 5Gbps USB 3.0 ports to the internal PCI Express slot on your PCIe enabled PC. This independent port architecture improves USB 3.0 performance by transferring data on four individual channels to your computer, giving you faster transfers. Increase Performance with UASP Enhanced with UASP support (USB Attached SCSI Protocol), this PCIe to USB adapter card performs up to 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0, when paired with a UASP supported enclosure. (Note: UASP requires a compatible operating system). Maximize Your Power 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). This USB 3.0 add on card also supports USB Battery Charging Specification 1.2 (Apple Mode only), letting you charge compatible Apple devices (iPhones and iPads) faster than using a standard USB 3.0 port. This USB 3.0 expansion card is backward compatible with existing USB 2.0 / 1.1 devices. For added versatility, the card is equipped with a standard-profile bracket and includes a low-profile (half-height) bracket for installation in small form-factor computers. This USB 3.0 PCI Express card hub is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
Physical
Dimensions1.5cm (W) x 16.7cm (D) x 5.5cm (H) - 0.90kg
In The Box1 - 4 Port PCIe USB Card 1 - Low Profile Bracket 1 - Driver CD 1 - Instruction Manual
Form FactorPCI Express Card
Environmental
EnvironmentalOperating Temperature 0 to 50C - Humidity 5 to 85%
Performance
Data Transfer Rate(s)Up to 5.0 Gbps
Interfaces/Ports
Internal Connectors1 - LP4 (4 pin; Molex Large Drive Power) Female 1 - SATA Power (15 pin) Plug
External Connectors4 - USB 3.0 A (9 pin; SuperSpeed) Female
Connector(s)1 - PCI Express x4 Male
System Requirements
Operating Systems SupportedWindows 10 (32/64-bit), 8/8.1 (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), XP (32/64-bit), 2000, Me, 98Se, Windows Server 2012, 2008 R2, Linux