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2 Port PCI Express PCIe SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Controller Card w/ SATA Power

Add two USB 3.0 ports to your desktop computer through a PCI Express slot

Product ID: PEXUSB3S23

  • Provides two external USB 3.0 connections
  • Supports data rates up to 5 Gbps
  • SATA power connector (required) provides up to 900mA per USB port
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  • Compliant with PCI Express 2.0 specifications
  • Fully compliant with USB 3.0 rev 1.0 and Intel xHCI rev 1.0 specifications
  • Backward compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.0/1.1 devices
  • Includes a Low Profile/half-height installation bracket
31,99 € EUR exc VAT
39,99 € EUR inc VAT

Overview

The PEXUSB3S23 2-Port PCI Express USB 3.0 Card lets you add two USB 3.0 ports to any PCI Express-enabled computer system. The USB card requires SATA power for functionality, and delivers 900mA of power per port to USB 3.0 bus-powered devices (500mA for USB 2.0) via your computers SATA power connector.

The PCIe USB 3.0 adapter is compliant with USB 3.0 standards for data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps, while still offering backward compatibility with existing USB 2.0 / 1.1 devices. For added versatility, the controller 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.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Increase efficiency of your USB 3.0 devices with up to 5 Gbps of bandwidth
  • Fits into full or low profile/small form factor (SFF) systems, with a dual profile design

Applications

Upgrade an older PCIe-based system with USB 3.0 connectivity to fully utilize USB 3.0 devices

Expand the USB capabilities of your system with two additional external ports

Connect additional external hard drives, CD/DVD drives, MP3 players, printers, scanners, webcams, game controllers, digital cameras, etc. to a computer system

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Chipset ID Etron - EJ168A
Interface USB 3.0
Port Style Integrated on Card
Ports 2
Performance
Maximum Cable Length 3 m [9.8 ft]
Type and Rate USB 3.0 - 5 Gbit/s
UASP Support No
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - PCI Express x1 Male
External Ports 2 - USB Type-A (9 pin) USB 3.0 Female
Internal Ports 1 - SATA Power (15 pin) Plug
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable Requirements Available 15-pin SATA power connector
Available PCI Express slot
Environmental
Humidity 10~90% RH, Non-condensing
Operating Temperature 0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)
Storage Temperature 0°C to 80°C (32°F to 176°F)
Physical Characteristics
Product Height 120 mm [4.7 in]
Product Length 80 mm [3.1 in]
Product Weight 60 g [2.1 oz]
Product Width 21 mm [0.8 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 130 g [4.6 oz]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - PCI Express USB 3.0 card
1 - Low Profile Bracket
1 - Driver CD
1 - Instruction Manual

Compatibility

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Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016

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Frequently Asked Questions

Before You Buy

Yes, it is required to use the included power connector with this card. Additional power is required above what the PCI or PCI Express slot on the motherboard is able to provide. If the power connector is not used with the card, the devices used with the card are not likely to function correctly, and the ports on the card will not be able to output the maximum amount of power USB is capable of.