EC318 is a PCI Express to SuperSpeed USB 20Gbps expansion card features USB 3.2 Gen2x2 USB-C interface. This expansion card supports data transfer rate up to 20Gbps and provides enough bandwidth for fast portable SSD storage devices.
Designed for PCI-e 3.0 and above version, this PCI-e card is applicable to most PCs with PCI-e interface (PCI-e x4 x8 or x16) on the motherboard. It works up to 20Gbps for data transfer when connecting to USB 3.2 Gen2x2 compliant peripherals, while maintaining compatibility with existing USB peripheral devices.
EC318 is also backwards compatible with pervious USB version and supports UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol) for enhanced performance. This card is an ideal choice for external storage devices, HD webcam, video capture devices, and more. The card draws power from the PCI-e slot on host computer with SATA power connector for additional power.
FeaturesExpands your desktop PC to one USB-C 3.2 Gen 2x2 portSuperSpeed USB 20GbpsPCI Express 3.0 x4 lanes (also works on x8 or x16 lanes)Compliant with PCI Express Specification 3.0Compliant with USB 3.2 Specification Rev. 1.0, Intel xHCI Specification 1.2Compliant with USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP) Specification 1.0LED indicator for power and connection statusIncludes low profile slot cover for supporting low profile casesPlug and play, no driver required
SpecificationsBus: PCI Express 3.0 x4 lanesInterface: 1x USB-C (USB 3.2 Gen2x2)Controller: ASM3242 and ASM1541 USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 controllersSpeed Support: SuperSpeed USB 20Gbps/10Gbps/5Gbps, HiSpeed USB 480MbpsPower Source: Powered by PCI-e slot, SATA Power Connector for additional powerUSB Power Output: 5V3A maxSupported System: Windows 8 and above
Important NoteEC318 does not support DP Alt Mode or USB Power Delivery.Windows 7 is not supported.EC318 is designed for PCI-e 3.0 interface. In order to get full speed of USB 3.2 Gen 2x2, please use a PCI-e slot based on PCI Express 3.0 or above version on your motherboard.The actual data transfer speed may be limited by the connected USB device, please check your USB device for max supported speed.Thunderbolt 3 device is supported but only compatible with 10Gbps data transfer rate.
Package Contents1x USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 1-Port PCIe x4 Card1x low profile bracket