StarTech 2-Port USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Card - 2x USB-C - PCIe - Computer Alliance
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StarTech 2-Port USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Card - 2x USB-C - PCIe

Web ID: 18120

Upgrade your computer to the 10Gbps speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2, by adding two USB Type-C ports - 2-Port USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Card - 2x USB-C - PCIe ONLY WHILE STOCKS LAST!
Manufacturer PN: PEXUSB312C
GTIN: 65030863681
Manufacturer Website

Get ready for the future of universal connectivity and high-speed performance. This USB 3.1 card adds two USB-C™ ports to your desktop, with a combined bandwidth up to 10Gbps. With greater bandwidth, you can save time and avoid the performance bottlenecks often associated with other connectivity technologies.

USB speed chart that showcases the performance advantage of USB 3.1 at 10Gbps when compared to older USB standards

Because the card offers USB Type-C™ ports, you can rest assured your computer is compatible with the growing popularity of USB-C peripherals.

Work faster, with USB 3.1 performance

By adding 10Gbps USB ports to your computer, you can harness the speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2. You can access peripherals at twice the speed of traditional USB 3.0 devices. (USB 3.0 is also known as USB 3.1 Gen 1.) The card delivers faster file transfer rates, so you can get more work done in less time.

With higher data throughput, this PCI Express USB 3.1 card is a necessity for external hard drives, hard drive enclosures, and many other USB 3.1 peripherals. Plus, the USB card integrates a SATA power connector to support high-powered devices, making it ideal for use with large external storage solutions.

Help future proof your computer, with USB-C

Because it offers two USB-C ports, this innovative card enables you to connect the growing number of USB Type-C devices today, or in the near future.

USB-C connectors are small, reversible, and easy-to-use. You can reduce frustration and the risk of damage to your ports by connecting the plug with either side facing up, making insertions easier than past USB generations.

The card is backward compatible with USB 3.0 (5Gbps) and USB 2.0 (480mbps) devices. You can add the card now in preparation for future devices, while still connecting your existing USB peripherals using a variety of USB-C cables and adapters.

Easy to install in different form factors

The PCIe USB-C card comes equipped with a full-profile bracket, but also includes a half-height or low-profile bracket, making it easy to install in full or small form-factor desktops or servers. And, the card offers hassle-free installation, with no additional software or drivers required in many natively supported operating systems.

The PEXUSB312C is backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Note: The card does not support DP Alt Mode or USB Power Delivery.

Connector Type(s) PCI Express x4 Male
External Ports USB Type-C (24 pin) USB 3.1 (10Gbps) Female
Internal Ports SATA Power (15 pin) Plug
Humidity 20~80% 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)
Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Chipset ID ASMedia - ASM1142
Industry Standards USB 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
Interface USB 3.1 Gen 2
Port Style Integrated on Card
Ports 2
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 116 g [4.1 oz]
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 10Gbps
Type and Rate USB 3.1 Gen 2 - 10 Gbit/s
UASP Support Yes
Physical Characteristics
Product Height 120 mm [4.7 in]
Product Length 92 mm [3.6 in]
Product Weight 48 g [1.7 oz]
Product Width 18 mm [0.7 in]
OS Compatibility Windows? 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server? 2008 R2, 2012
Mac OS X? 10.9 to 10.10
Linux? 3.5 to 4.4.x LTS version only
Special Notes / Requirements
Note The available bandwidth (10Gbps) is shared equally between the two ports.
  The card's USB-C ports are standard data throughput port. They do not support DP Alt Mode or USB Power Delivery.
  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 Requirements PCI Express enabled computer or server with a PCI Express x4 slot or higher (x8, x16)
  SATA power connector
What's in the Box
Included in Package 2-port USB 3.1 (10Gbps) card - 2x USB-C
  instruction manual
  low-profile bracket