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Product Description

StarTech I/O Cards PEXUSB3S42 4Port PCI Express USB3.0 Card Retail

  • SKU: 169394
  • Vendor: StarTech
  • MPN: PEXUSB3S42
  • UPC: 065030860321
  • Overview
  • Specifications
Heres 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 its 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.

Hardware
Bus Type
PCI Express
Card Type
Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Chipset ID
VLI - VL805
Industry Standards
USB 3.0 Specification Rev. 1.0
PCI Express Base Specification Rev. 2.0
Intel xHCI Specification Rev. 1.0
Interface
USB 3.0
Port Style
Integrated on Card
Ports
4

Performance
Maximum Cable Length
9.8 ft 3 m
Maximum Data Transfer Rate
5 Gbps
Type and Rate
USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
UASP Support
Yes

Connector(s)
Connector Type(s)
1 - PCI Express x1 Male
External Ports
3 - USB 3.0 A (9 pin SuperSpeed) Female
Internal Ports
1 - SATA Power (15 pin) Plug
1 - USB 3.0 A (9 pin SuperSpeed) Female

Software
OS Compatibility
Windows 8 / 8.1 (32/64bit), 7 (32/64), Vista (32/64), XP (32/64)
Windows Server 2012, 2008 R2
Linux 2.6.31 and up (Tested up to 3.5)

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
PCI Express enabled computer or server with an available PCI Express x1 slot or higher (x4, x8, x16)
SATA power connector (recommended, but optional)

Included in Package
1 - 4 Port PCI Express USB 3.0 Card
1 - Low-Profile Bracket
1 - Driver CD
1 - Instruction Manual

Weight
0.32
Item Dimension
6.69 x 5.59 x 1.18
Warranty Information
2 Year Warranty