2 Port Mini PCI Express SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Card Adapter with UASP Support
Product ID: MPEXUSB3S2
Add 2 USB 3.0 ports through a mini PCI Express slot
Two external USB 3.0 type A ports
UASP support for more efficient data transfer
Provides up to 900mA of power per port
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This product has been replaced with:2 Port SuperSpeed Mini PCI Express USB 3.0 Adapter Card w/ Bracket Kit and UASP Support (MPEXUSB3S22B)
The MPEXUSB3S2 2-Port Mini PCI Express USB 3.0 Card Adapter adds two external USB ports to small form-factor systems, for connecting a variety of different peripherals.
Compliant with the SuperSpeed USB 3.0 specification, with support for transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps (10x faster than USB 2.0) and power output up to 900 mA.
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.
Using the Mini PCI Express (Mini Card) form factor, this adapter card is designed for use in the latest very small form factor computer systems, such as Mini-ITX or custom embedded solutions where a standard PCIe card would not fit.
Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
Improved Performance with UASP
UASP is supported in Windows® 8, Server 2012 and Linux kernel 2.6.3 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.
At the same peak in testing, UASP also showed up to an 80% reduction in required processor resources.
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
- SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connectivity at up to 5 Gbps and 80% more power than USB 2.0
- A Mini PCI Express form factor designed for use in the latest small form factor and embedded systems
- Time-saving file transfers, up to 70% faster than traditional USB 3.0 when used with a UASP-supported enclosure
View full OS compatibility
Windows XP (32/64-bit)/ Server 2003 (32/64-bit)/ Server 2008 R2/ Vista (32/64-bit)/ 7 (32/64-bit)/ 8 (32/64-bit)
- System builders creating a small form factor HTPC with external USB 3.0 storage or other peripherals
- Custom embedded systems with no room for full or even low profile PCI Express cards
- Connecting external USB 3.0 storage devices for quick backup or archiving
- Adding two additional USB ports to a mini-ITX system
|ASI Distribution USA||111030|
|Ingram Micro USA||GU5372|
|Bus Type||Mini PCI Express|
|Chipset ID||Renesas/NEC - µPD720200|
|Connector Type(s)||1 - Mini PCI Express x1 (52 pin) Male|
|External Ports||2 - USB 3.0 A (9 pin; SuperSpeed) Female|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s|
|OS Compatibility||Windows XP (32/64-bit)/ Server 2003 (32/64-bit)/ Server 2008 R2/ Vista (32/64-bit)/ 7 (32/64-bit)/ 8 (32/64-bit)|
|Special Notes / Requirements|
|System and Cable Requirements||Available Mini PCI Express expansion slot (full length)|
|Note||Ensure computer case has an available expansion card slot|
|Product Length||2 in [50 mm]|
|Product Width||1.2 in [30 mm]|
|Product Height||0.1 in [3 mm]|
|Product Weight||2.5 oz [70.4 g]|
|Operating Temperature||0°C to 85°C (32°F to 185°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-65°C to 125°C (-85°F to 257°F)|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||6.1 oz [174.2 g]|
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||1 - Mini PCIe USB 3.0 Card|
|1 - Low Profile Bracket|
|1 - Driver CD|
|1 - Instruction Manual|
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