StarTech.com 4 Port Quad Bus PCI Express (PCIe) SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Card Adaptor with UASP - SATA/LP4 Power

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Product Type: PC Components

Product Vendor: StarTech.com

Product SKU: 065030854627

  • 3 Years Warranty
  • Free Delivery via DPD/UPS
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Ready
  • Built to High Standards
  • Easy 30 Day Return if you change your mind
  • 24/7 Support and Help
  • All Prices include VAT
  • VAT Registered and Invoice Provided

Product Details

The PEXUSB3S44V 4-Port PCI Express USB 3.0 Card lets you add four, dedicated 5 Gbps USB 3.0 ports to your PCIe x4-enabled PC. This independent port architecture improves USB 3.0 performance by transferring data on four individual channels to your computer, giving you faster file transfers.

When multiple devices are connected, traditional single bus USB 3.0 cards share your maximum bandwidth between all ports. By employing four host controller chipsets, each port operates on a separate independent transmission channel. Dedicating up to 5 Gbps to each USB port reduces performance bottlenecks, and effectively quadruples your total available to bandwidth to 20 Gbps.

Enhanced with UASP support (USB Attached SCSI Protocol), this USB 3.0 controller performs up to 70% faster than conventional USB 3.0 when paired with a UASP supported enclosure (Note: UASP requires a compatible operating system). Using a more efficient protocol than the traditional USB BOT (Bulk-Only Transport), UASP technology optimizes transfers by allowing multiple commands to be processed simultaneously, significantly increasing transfer speeds for less wait time on data transfers. See our UASP test results below for further details.

For high-power USB devices, this PCIe USB 3.0 card includes an optional SATA or LP4 power connector to connect to your system power supply and deliver up to 900mA of power per port to USB 3.0 bus-powered devices (500mA for USB 2.0). The USB 3.0 card also supports USB Battery Charging Specification 1.2 (Apple Mode only), letting you charge compatible Apple devices (iPhones and iPads) faster than a standard USB 3.0 port.

The controller card is compliant with USB 3.0 standards while offering backward compatibility with existing USB 2.0 / 1.1 devices. For added versatility, the USB 3.0 PCIe 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.

Improved Performance with UASP

UASP is supported in Windows® 8, 8.1, Server 2012 and Linux kernel 2.6.37 or later. In testing UASP performed with up to a 70% faster read / 40% faster write speed over traditional USB 3.0 at peak performance.

At the same peak in testing, UASP also showed up to an 80% reduction in required processor resources.

Test results were obtained using an Intel® Ivy Bridge system, StarTech.com add-on USB 3.0 cards, a UASP-enabled StarTech.com enclosure, and a SATA III solid state drive.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Increase the efficiency of your USB 3.0 devices with four dedicated bus channels and up to 5 Gbps of bandwidth per channel - 20 Gbps total
  • Time-saving file transfers, up to 70% faster than traditional USB 3.0 when used with a UASP-supported enclosure
  • Power high-powered USB devices as necessary, with the optional LP4 or SATA power connector

Performance

Data Transfer Rate Up to 5.0 Gbps

Interfaces/Ports

External Connectors 4 - USB 3.0 A (9 pin; SuperSpeed) Female
Internal Connectors 1 - LP4 (4 pin; Molex Large Drive Power) Female • 1 - SATA Power (15 pin) Plug
Connector 1 - PCI Express x4 Male

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Windows 10 (32/64-bit), 8/8.1 (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), XP (32/64-bit), 2000, Me, 98Se, Windows Server 2012, 2008 R2, Linux

Warranty

Warranty 2 Years

Environmental

Operating Temperature 0 to 50 °C
Operating Humidity 5 to 85 %

Physical

Form Factor PCI Express Card
In The Box 1 - 4 Port PCIe USB Card • 1 - Low Profile Bracket • 1 - Driver CD • 1 - Instruction Manual
Width 1.5 cm
Depth 16.7 cm
Height 5.5 cm
Weight 0.90 kg

Item Details

Manufacturer StarTech.com
Manufacturer Code PEXUSB3S44V
UPC 065030854627
Condition New

Product Reviews

Shipping & Returns

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What happens after I've placed an order?

Once you place an order with us you'll receive an email confirmation listing all your items ordered. You should keep this email for future reference as it also acts as your invoice. We then start to process your order; the order is transmitted to our paperless production facility, built, checked for quality, handed to our installation engineers who then proceed with setup of any software you've ordered, then run through our burn-in and stability tests, checked once more for quality and finally it's handed to our dispatch department who will pack the order and book it in for delivery. Depending on how busy we are this entire process takes around 3-5 working days. 

What delivery options are available?

Standard weekday deliveries to UK mainland addresses are free of charge

FREE UK Delivery - UPS/DPD Tracked

The majority of orders are sent by DPD courier (www.dpd.co.uk) who provide a fully trackable service. For orders being sent to UK mainland addresses you'll also benefit from DPD's Predict service - assuming you provide us with a valid email address and mobile phone number you'll receive email and SMS notifications from DPD in the morning before delivery with a predicted one hour delivery slot. If this slot turns out to be inconvenient you can re-arrange the delivery for another day, just by replying to the email or text message.

3 Year Warranty

 3 year warranty

PEACE OF MIND 3 YEAR WARRANTY

When purchasing our computer you will get a 3 Years Warranty as standard, you have the peace of mind in knowing that there will be no cost involved should a problem occur with your hardware - you can simply box up the computer in its original packaging and our courier will call round on a working day convenient to you to collect the computer. We will then repair your computer and return it to you free of any carriage charges. (Software not including e.g. Windows 10 Operating System etc)

  • WARRANTY EXCLUSIONS
  • Operating Systems including third party software
  • Accidental Damage.
  • General wear and tear, misuse, neglect or damage by the buyer.
  • Incorrectly installed goods.
  • Overheating due to excessive dirt/dust build up.
  • Consumables (Ink Cartridges, batteries, etc).
  • Data Recovery & Backing up of data, files and programmes.
  • Remedy of incorrectly installed/incompatible software which is not provided
  • Remedy of viruses.
  • Compatibility of 3rd party software/hardware.

NOTICE: If we find the computer to be damaged by the software and not the hardware, we still will fix this for you (ALL DATA WILL BE LOST), but this will involve a labour charge of £59.99 plus the delivery charge of £14.99. But of course we will confirm this with you in advance.
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