Product Overview

This SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ExpressCard complies with the Universal Serial Bus 3.0 Specification Revision 1.0 and PCI Express Generation 2 specification. The Super Speed USB 3.0 standard, operating at 5Gbps full-duplex mode, is 10 times faster than USB 2.0 High-Speed (480Mbps) standard. The product is also backward compatible with current USB 2.0 devices running at High-Speed (480Mbps), Full-Speed (12Mbps), and Low-Speed (1.5Mbps) modes, and it is an ideal choice for laptop needing larger volume and higher speed data transfer connectivity for the USB devices, such as external Hard Disk Drive, Solid State Drive (SSD), optical drive, high definition video camera, etc


  • 2-ports USB3.0 ExpressCard
  • 10 times faster than High-Speed USB 2.0
  • ExpressCard 2.0 compatible with 5Gbps data transfer rate


ExpressCard Interface

  • Complies with ExpressCard/34 Type-II standard
  • Complies with ExpressCard Base Specification Revision 2.0
  • Backwards compatible with with ExpressCard 1.0
  • Equivalent to the maximum throughput of x1 lane PCI-Express 2.0 with 5.0 Gbps
  • Fully Plug & Play and Hot-plug compatible

USB Interface

  • Equips with 2 independent USB 3.0 Ports
  • Complies with Universal Serial Bus 3.0 specification Revision 1.0
  • Backwards compatible to USB 2.0 and PCI-Express 1.0
  • Compliant with Intel's eXtensible Host Controller Interface (xHCI) Specification Revision 1.0
  • Supports the following data transfer rate:
            - USB 2.0 mode up to 480 Mbps**
            - USB 3.0 mode up to 5 Gbps*
  • Max. 5V/900mA power output to each USB 3.0 Port
  • Supports Windows 8, Windows 7/Vista/XP/Server 2008 64-bit, Linux Kernel 2.6.31 or later

* This term does not represent actual data rate of 480Mbps, 5Gbps & 3Gbps and simply indicates compliance with USB 2.0, USB 3.0 & SATA II standards. Actual maximum data rate depends on PC configurations, cable conditions as well as connected devices.

Package Contents

  • 2-Ports USB 3.0 ExpressCard x 1
  • User Manual x 1
  • Driver CD x 1