2-port 10Gbps USB C PCIe Card - USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C PCI Express Host Controller Add-On Card - Expansion Card - USB 3.2 Gen 2x1 PCIe Adapter 15W/port - Windows, macOS, Linux

PCI-Express USB-C Card | 10Gbps | PCIe Gen3 x4 | 2-Year Warranty

Product ID: PEXUSB312C3

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  • VERSATILE USE: This 2-port PCIE USB 3.1 card features a dual-profile design to fit into both standard and low-profile systems, and includes an optional SATA power connector for high power devices | Upgraded version of our popular USB card PEXUSB312C2
  • POWER: Expansion card w/ SATA power header supplies supplemental power to the USB Type-C ports (when motherboard power is insufficient) providing up to 5V 3A (15W) via the USB-C ports
  • MAX PERFORMANCE WITH USB STORAGE DEVICES: 2-port USB-C PCIe Card adapter supports USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP) optimizing USB performance w/ external storage devices like SSDs, HDDs, NVMe drives
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€76.99 EUR excl. VAT
€92.39 EUR incl. VAT

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.

Faster USB Performance 

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. 

Easy Installation 

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.

Applications

  • Expand the USB capabilities of your system with two USB-C ports, or install the card as a vital hardware component when building a new PC
  • Upgrade an older PCIe equipped desktop from USB 3.0/2.0 to USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) with Type C
  • Ideal for file backups, video editing, and data recovery, using high-bandwidth USB 3.1 Gen 2 external storage solutions

Partner Numbers

  • Ingram Micro France V934958
  • Tech Data - France 5738852
  • UPC 065030887434

Compatibility

  • Linux logo
  • Windows 8 logo
  • Windows 7 logo
  • Windows 10 logo
  • Windows Server 2012 logo
  • Windows Server 2016 logo
  • Windows Server 2019 logo
  • macOS Catalina (10.15) logo
  • macOS Mojave (10.14) logo
  • macOS High Sierra (10.13) logo
  • macOS Big Sur (11.0) logo
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)

Specifications

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)
Humidity 20~80% RH
Hardware Ports 2
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 30 mm [1.2 in]
Package Length 17.3 cm [6.8 in]
Shipping (Package) Weight 120 g [4.2 oz]
Package Width 14.2 cm [5.6 in]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 10Gbps
Type and Rate USB 3.2 Gen 2 - 10 Gbit/s
UASP Support Yes
Physical Characteristics Product Height 18.0 mm [0.7 in]
Product Length 12.2 cm [4.8 in]
Weight of Product 45.0 g [1.6 oz]
Product Width 80.0 mm [3.1 in]
Material Steel
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
Quick Start Guide

Accessories

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USB-C to USB-A Adapter Cable - M/F - 6in - USB 3.0 - USB-IF Certified

Connect your USB Type-C laptop to a USB legacy peripheral device, with this durable adapter

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€15.99 EUR excl. VAT
€19.19 EUR incl. VAT
USB31AC1M

3 ft. (1 m) USB to USB-C Cable - M/M

USB-A to USB-C™ Cable | USB-IF Certified | USB 3.1 (10Gbps)

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€19.19 EUR incl. VAT
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USB-C to USB-B Printer Cable - M/M - 1 m (3 ft.) - USB 3.1 (10Gbps)

Connect USB 3.1 or 3.0 USB-B devices to your USB-C tablet or laptop or computer

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€31.19 EUR incl. VAT
USB31CUB1M

USB-C to Micro-B Cable - M/M - 1m (3ft) - USB 3.1 (10Gbps)

Connect USB Micro-B devices to your USB-C host, using this durable 1-meter cable

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USB31CC1M

USB-C Cable - M/M - 1m (3ft) - USB 3.1 (10Gbps) - USB-IF Certified

Connect your USB Type-C devices

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€31.19 EUR incl. VAT
SATAPOWADAP

6in 4 Pin LP4 to SATA Power Cable Adapter

Power a Serial ATA hard drive from a conventional LP4 power supply connection

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S252BU313R

USB 3.1 (10Gbps) External Enclosure for Dual 2.5" SATA Drives

Turn two 2.5" SATA SSDs or HDDs into high-performance storage with RAID - for USB-C and USB-A enabled devices

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Safety Measures

  • If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
  • If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
  • Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
  • Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
  • Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
*Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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