The ECUSB3S22 2-Port ExpressCard USB 3.0 Card adds 2 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports to an ExpressCard-enabled computer system, using a 34mm form factor that will fit in both 34mm and 54mm slots, along with ports mounted side-by-side for easy access.
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.
USB 3.0 supports data transfer rates up to 5 Gbps (10x faster than USB 2.0) and is able to provide more power per port, to help support faster and more powerful devices. Also, this ExpressCard adapter is backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.x, so all of your existing devices will still work.
Improved Performance with UASPUASP is supported in Windows® 8, Server 2012 and Linux kernel 2.6.3 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.
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.
1 - ExpressCard USB 3.0 Card
1 - USB to DC Power Cable
1 - Driver CD
- Two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 compliant ports, with support for transfer rates up to 5 Gbps
- Side-by-side port mount design
- UASP support for more efficient data transfer
- Backward compatible with USB 2.0/1.x devices
- Built-in external DC power connector (optional)
- Compliant with USB 3.0 base specification 1.0 and xHCI specification 0.96
- Compliant with PCI Express specification 2.0
- Laptop users looking to extend the life of their older mobile computers by adding USB 3.0 connectivity
- Expand on your laptop expansion capabilities with additional USB ports
- Professionals or home users looking to expand a laptops storage capabilities with high performance USB 3.0 external storage devices for large videos/images/etc.
- IT professionals looking to backup or archive large amounts of data off of a laptop quickly