USB 3.0 PCI Express Card

As of November 1, 2017, the USB 3.0 PCI Express Card has been discontinued and this model is no longer being manufactured, sold or maintained.

The USB 3.0 PCI Express Card was a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 PCIe add-in card that occupied one PCI Express slot (x1) and had a pair of USB 3.0 ports on the back.

It expanded two external USB 3.0 Super-Speed ports on the system. Each USB port supplied a maximum of +5V/900mA power output to USB devices.

There is no replacement for this card and there are no alternative PCIe cards available from Akitio.

 


 

USB 3.0 PCI Express Card

Gear up for the SuperSpeed USB revolution and add the new 5Gb/s bus to your desktop computer. The SuperSpeed USB 3.0 PCIe add-in card occupies one PCI Express slot (x1) and has a pair of USB 3.0 ports on the back.

Features

  • Supports PCI Express Base Specification Revision 2.0
  • Single-line (x1) PCI Express throughput rate up to 5Gb/s
  • Compliant with Universal Serial Bus 3.0
  • Compliant with xHCI (Extensible Host Controller Interface)
  • Specifications Revision 0.95
  • Supports simultaneous operation of multiple USB 3.0, 2.0, and 1.1 devices
  • Supports USB data transfer rate of 1.5/12/480/4800Mbps
  • Expands two external USB 3.0 Super-Speed ports on the system. Each USB port supplies maximum +5V/900mA power output to USB device
  • Build-in power connector for receiving extra power supply from system
  • Hot-Swap feature allows you to connect/disconnect devices without powering down the system
  • Driver support for Windows XP/Vista/7 Certified by CE, FCC, RoHS, and Microsoft WQHL approval

Images

akitio usb3 pcie card side  akitio usb3 pcie card front

Resources

Specifications

Model AK-PCIE2U3
Certifications
  • CE
  • FCC
  • RoHS
  • Microsoft WQHL
Interface
  • Single-Lane (x1) PCI Express Gen2 Mode
Port(s)
  • 2 External USB 3.0 ports
Data Transfer Rate
  • 1.5/12/480/4800Mbps
Speed
  • Low Speed (1.5Mbps)
  • Full Speed (12Mbps)
  • High Speed (480Mbps)
  • Super Speed (5Gbps)
USB 3.0 Controller
  • NEC Upd720200
Power Input
  • DVD 4P Power Connector
Power Output
  • +5V/900mA (Each Port)
PC Requirements
  • Windows XP/2003/Vista/7 (32bit/64bit)
Compatibility
  • USB 1.1/2.0/3.0