This Addonics PCI express controller is a simple and economical solution for adding the latest high speed USB 3.0 port to any Desktop computers or servers. Designed to install into any PCI-Express 1X slot, the USB 3.0 port on this controller can handle data rate up to 5 Gbps on the PCI Express 2.0 slot, 10 times the speed of USB 2.0.
To learn more detail about USB 3.0, please visit our USB 3.0 tutorial page.
* To achieve the maximum throughput, the PCI-Express slot must be version 2.0 or higher. Older Notebook with PCI-Express 1.0 will limit the speed to 2.5 Gbps. Performance per port may decrease if both ports are transferring data simultaneously due to the limited throughput of the PCI-Express slot. Please visit following web page for more information of PCI-Express v1.0 and v2.0 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PCI-Express
2-Port USB 3.0 ExpressCard 34, 2-Port USB 3.0 PCI-Express 1X Controller, and 2-Port USB 3.0 PCI Controller USB 3.0 drivers for Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server, Vista, Windows 7 that uses the NEC ASIC 720200.
Model: AD2U3PCI with serial number lower than 9693770890 are on the NEC ASIC 720200