StarTech 2-Port USB PCIe Card - 10Gbps USB-A 3.1 Gen 2 PCI Express Card
SKU# AC12325, Model# PEXUSB312A2

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PCI Express host controller card has 2x USB-A ports w/ up to 10Gbps per port; USB 3.1 Gen 2/USB 3.2 Gen 2x1 expansion card - USB PCIe Card w/ UASP optimizes USB performance w/external storage devices SSD/HDD/NVMe drives - Adapter card w/ SATA power provides up to 5V 0.9A (4.5W) per port - Install add-on card in full or low-profile PCI-e 3.0 x4 slot; Windows/Linux/macOS w/auto driver install (Win 8 & up); Works w/USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 devices - 2 year warranty & free lifetime 24/5 technical support

Manufacturer Warranty: 2 Years Limited Warranty
Manufacturer Contact Info: http://www.StarTech.com.au,

This USB 3.1 card lets you add two USB Type-A ports to your computer, through a PCI Express slot. It enables you to upgrade your current system by adding two USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports to your computer and giving you access to data transfer speeds up to 10Gbps.

Faster USB performance

By adding 10Gbps USB ports to your computer, you can harness the speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2 and rest assured you’re ready for both current and future high-bandwidth USB-A devices.

With higher data throughput support, this PCI Express USB 3.1 card is a necessity for external drives, drive enclosures, and many other USB 3.1 peripherals. Plus, the USB card includes an optional SATA power connector to connect to your system power supply and deliver up to 900mA of power per port to USB 3.1 bus-powered devices (500mA for USB 2.0). The card is ideal for use with large external storage solutions.

Compatible with older USB devices

Connecting older peripherals isn’t a problem. This versatile dual-port USB 3.1 card is backward compatible with legacy USB 3.0/2.0 devices that use the common USB Type-A port, so you can eliminate the added expense and aggravation of purchasing new devices.

Easy installation

The USB 3.1 PCIe card is compatible with a broad range of Windows® and Linux® operating systems. Plus, the high-quality card includes both standard-profile and low-profile brackets, making it easy to install in full or small form-factor PCs and servers.

The PEXUSB312A2 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight124 g [4.4 oz]
Maximum Data Transfer Rate10Gbps
Type and RateUSB 3.1 Gen 2 - 10 Gbit/s
UASP SupportYes
Physical Characteristics
Product Height70 mm [2.8 in]
Product Length95 mm [3.7 in]
Product Weight50 g [1.8 oz]
Product Width12 mm [0.5 in]
OS CompatibilityWindows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Linux® 3.5 to 4.11.x LTS version only
Special Notes / Requirements
NoteThe available bandwidth (10Gbps) is shared equally between the two ports.
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.
System and Cable RequirementsOptional SATA power connector
PCI Express enabled computer or server with a PCI Express x4 slot or higher (x8, x16)
What's in the Box
Included in Packagelow-profile bracket
quick-start guide
Port StyleIntegrated on Card
InterfaceUSB 3.1 Gen 2
Industry StandardsUSB 3.1 Specification Rev. 1.0
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 IDASMedia - ASM2142
Card TypeStandard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Bus TypePCI Express
Storage Temperature-20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Operating Temperature5°C to 50°C (41°F to 122°F)
Humidity20~80% RH
Internal PortsSATA Power (15 pin) Plug
External PortsUSB 3.1 USB Type-A (9 pin, Gen 2, 10 Gbps) Female
Connector Type(s)PCI Express x4 Male
What's in the Box
Included in PackageUSB 3.1 card

SKU # AC12325 | Model # PEXUSB312A2

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