Add one USB Type-C and one USB Type-A port (10Gbps) to your computer, through a PCI Express slot. This USB 3.1 card lets you add one USB-C port and one USB-A port 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 per port.
Plus, by adding one USB-C and one USB-A port to your PC, you can easily connect legacy, modern, and future USB devices, regardless of the USB connector type.
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 and USB-C devices.
With higher data throughput support, this USB 3.1 PCIe 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.
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. You can also connect older devices on the USB Type-C port using a variety of USB-C cables and adapters.
The USB 3.1 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.
StarTech.com Dual Port USB 3.1 Card - 1x USB-C - 1x USB-A - 10Gbps per port - Expansion Card - USB 3.1 PCI-E Card - USB 3 PCI (PEXUSB311AC2) - USB adapter
Plug-in card - low profile
Interface (Bus) Type
PCI Express 3.0 x4
USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 x 1 + USB 3.1 x 1
Data Link Protocol
Data Transfer Rate
USB 1.1, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, USB 3.1 Gen 2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012, Apple MacOS X 10.9, Apple MacOS X 10.10, Microsoft Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (32/64 bits), Linux 3.5 to 4.4.x LTS versions