Product ID: PEXUSB312C3
This PCIe USB 3.1 Gen 2 card installs into an available PCI-Express slot in your computer and enables you to upgrade your current system by adding two USB-C™ (10Gbps) ports.
Also known as USB 3.2 Gen 2x1, this USB 3.1 Gen 2 card adds two 10Gbps USB Type-C™ ports to your computer.
Utilizing an ASMedia ASM3142 chipset, this card harnesses the speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2. With higher data throughput support, this USB 3.1 Gen 2 PCIe expansion card is a necessity for external drives and many other USB 3.1 Gen 2 peripherals and includes an optional SATA power connector for high power devices.
The card is backward compatible with USB 3.0 (5Gbps) and USB 2.0 (480mbps) devices. The card works with newer USB-C devices, but can easily support your existing USB-A peripherals using inexpensive USB Type C cables and adapters. See our Accessories Tab for supported options.
The USB 3.1 card is compatible with Windows®, Linux® and macOS® operating systems. The card includes both standard-profile and low-profile brackets to install in various form-factor PCs and servers.
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The PEXUSB312C3 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Connector Type(s)||PCI Express x4|
|1 - Internal Ports||SATA Power (15 pin)|
|2 - External Ports||USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.1 (10Gbps)|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 85°C (-4°F to 185°F)|
|Interface||USB 3.1 Gen 2|
|Bus Type||PCI Express|
|Card Type||Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)|
|Port Style||Integrated on Card|
|Industry Standards||USB 3.2 Specification Rev. 2.0
USB Specification Rev. 2.0
PCI Express Base Specification Rev. 3.0
Intel xHCI Specification Rev. 1.1
UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) Rev. 1.0
|Chipset ID||ASMedia - ASM3142|
|Packaging Information||Package Height||1.2 in [30 mm]|
|Package Length||6.8 in [17.3 cm]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||4.2 oz [120 g]|
|Package Width||5.6 in [14.2 cm]|
|Performance||Maximum Data Transfer Rate||10Gbps|
|Type and Rate||USB 3.2 Gen 2 - 10 Gbit/s|
|Physical Characteristics||Product Height||0.7 in [18.0 mm]|
|Product Length||4.8 in [12.2 cm]|
|Weight of Product||1.6 oz [45.0 g]|
|Product Width||3.1 in [80.0 mm]|
|Software||OS Compatibility||Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
Linux® 3.5 to 4.11.x LTS version only
macOS Catalina (10.15)
macOS Mojave (10.14)
macOS High Sierra (10.13) macOS Big Sur (11.0)
|Special Notes / Requirements||System and Cable Requirements||PCI Express enabled computer or server with a PCI Express x4 slot or higher (x8, x16)|
|Note||The card's USB-C ports are standard data throughput port. They do not support DP Alt Mode or USB Power Delivery.|
|System and Cable Requirements||Optional SATA power connector|
|Note||The maximum throughput of this card is limited by the bus interface. PCI Express Gen 1.0 max throughput is 2.5Gbps. PCI Express Gen 2.0 max throughput is 5Gbps. PCI Express Gen 3.0 max throughput is 10Gbps.|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||USB 3.1 Card|
|Low Profile Bracket|
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