Everything about this USB3 3.0 board screams speed. It has four independent USB controllers for high bandwidth installations. The NEC/Renesas controllers are Intel® xHCI compliant for efficient data transfer. And these are coupled to a four-lane, Gen2 PCI Express host interface. This board is ideal for communicating with up to eight high-bandwidth devices.
|USB Controllers:||4x NEC/Renesas μPD720202 Host Controllers are compliant with Universal Serial Bus 3.0 specification Revision 1.0 and with Intel® xHCI specification Revision 1.0|
|USB Per-Port Current Limit:||User-configurable 900mA/1500mA per-port current limit|
|Power Requirement:||Maximum 2.0A@3.3V from PCI Express bus; Maximum 5.5A@12V directly from PCI Express bus (to power USB devices)|
|Host Interface:||4-lanes, Gen2 PCI Express interface compliant with PCI Express Base specification revision 2.0|
|USB Ports:||8x USB 3.0 ports, compatible with USB 2.0/1.1/1.0|
|Dimensions:||167.7 m (W) x 111.2 mm (H)|
|Operating Temperature:||0 - 60°C with ambient air flow|
|Operating Systems:||Windows XP/7/8 and Linux|
There are four USB connectors on the faceplate. Two of these have a pair of M2 tapped holes for securing screw-type cable connectors. Four more connectors are mounted on the board, and cables can be routed through slots in the faceplate. These internal connectors have provision for securing device cables with a cable tie.