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2-Port USB 3.1 (10Gbps) and eSATA PCIe Card - 1x USB-A and 1x eSATA

Add one USB 3.1 Gen 2 port and one eSATA (6Gbps) port to your computer, through a PCI Express slot

Product ID: PEXUSB311A1E

  • Enhance your connectivity by adding one USB 3.1 Gen 2 and one eSATA port to your computer, through a single PCIe slot
  • Supports USB 3.1 data rates up to 10Gbps
  • Supports SATA I, II, and III up to 6Gbps
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  • PCIe x4 interface compliant with PCI Express Base Specification Revision 3.0
  • Backward compatible with USB 3.0, USB 2.0 and USB 1.0/1.1 devices
  • Includes a low-profile/half-height installation bracket
£77.99 GBP exc VAT
£93.59 GBP inc VAT
109+ In stock
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Overview

This combination PCI Express controller card lets you add both a USB 3.1 Gen 2 port and an eSATA port to your desktop PC, through a single PCIe slot. The versatile controller card offers a cost-effective way to add high-performance connectivity to your computer, with support for newer USB 3.1 devices as well as eSATA hard drives.

Fast transfers over USB 3.1 Gen 2

At up to 10Gbps, the USB 3.1 PCIe card delivers the speed you need for seamless performance from your compatible devices. It’s also backward compatible with previous versions of USB, so you can connect your existing USB 3.0 / 2.0 / 1.1 equipment.

Connect to eSATA devices

The controller card also connects your computer to an eSATA device, providing a hot-pluggable, high-speed storage solution for backing up or archiving data. With support for SATA I, II and III hard drives, and data transfer speeds of up to 6Gbps, the controller card offers reliable performance for your external SATA storage applications.

Versatile installation options

For added versatility, the controller card is equipped with a standard-profile bracket and includes a low-profile bracket for installation in small form-factor computers.

The PEXUSB311A1E is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Applications

Upgrade an older PCIe equipped system to USB 3.1 Gen 2 compatibility

Expand your system or maintain support for eSATA-based external drive storage

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Chipset ID ASMedia - ASM2142
ASMedia - ASM1351
Interface USB 3.1 Gen 2 & eSATA
Port Style Integrated on Card
Ports 2
Performance
ATAPI Support No
Maximum Data Transfer Rate USB 3.1 10Gbps
eSATA 6Gbps
Port Multiplier No
Type and Rate USB 3.1 Gen 2 - 10 Gbit/s
UASP Support Yes
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - PCI Express x4 Male
External Ports 1 - eSATA (7 pin, Data) Plug
1 - USB 3.1 USB Type-A (9 pin, Gen 2, 10 Gbps) Female
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2012, 2016
Linux® 3.5 to 4.4 (LTS versions only)
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable Requirements Available PCI Express slot
Environmental
Humidity 15~90% RH, Non-condensing
Operating Temperature +5°C to +50°C (+41°F to +122°F)
Storage Temperature -25°C to +70°C (-13°F to 158°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Red
Product Height 100 mm [3.9 in]
Product Length 93 mm [3.7 in]
Product Weight 46 g [1.6 oz]
Product Width 80 mm [3.1 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 122 g [4.3 oz]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - controller card
1 - low-profile bracket
1 - quick-start guide

Compatibility

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Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2012, 2016
Linux® 3.5 to 4.4 (LTS versions only)

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