The Sharkoon USB 3.1 Host Controller Card conveniently expands a PC with two USB 3.1 ports (type-A), allowing easy connection of lightning-fast USB 3.1 devices.
The new standard enables groundbreaking transfer rates of up to 10 gigabits per second. The PCIe expansion card supports PCIe 2.0 and PCIe 3.0, and is also backward compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0. In order to supply power to the external connectors, the card has an internal SATA power connector.
Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems are supported. No drivers are required with Windows 8; for Windows 7 a CD with the needed driver is included.