2-Port USB 3.1 (10Gbps) and eSATA PCIe C

  • RS Stock No. 186-3258
  • Mfr. Part No. PEXUSB311A1E
  • Manufacturer Startech
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COO (Country of Origin): TW
Product Details

PEXUSB311A1E USB 3.1 PCIe Card

This combination PCI Express controller card lets you add both a USB 3.1 Gen 2 port and an eSATA port to your desktop PC, through a single PCIe slot. The versatile controller card offers a cost-effective way to add high-performance connectivity to your computer, with support for newer USB 3.1 devices as well as eSATA hard drives.

Fast transfers over USB 3.1 Gen 2

At up to 10Gbps, the USB 3.1 PCIe card delivers the speed you need for seamless performance from your compatible devices.

Connect to eSATA devices

The controller card also connects your computer to an eSATA device, providing a hot-pluggable, high-speed storage solution for backing up or archiving data. With support for SATA I, II and III hard drives, and data transfer speeds of up to 6Gbps, the controller card offers reliable performance for your external SATA storage applications.

Versatile installation options

For added versatility, the controller card is equipped with a standard-profile bracket and includes a low-profile bracket for installation in small form-factor computers.

The PEXUSB311A1E is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Features & Benefits

• Enhance your connectivity by adding one USB 3.1 Gen 2 and one eSATA port to your computer, through a single PCIe slot
• Supports USB 3.1 data rates up to 10Gbps
• Supports SATA I, II, and III up to 6Gbps
• PCIe x4 interface compliant with PCI Express Base Specification Revision 3.0
• Includes a low-profile/half-height installation bracket


• Upgrade an older PCIe equipped system to USB 3.1 Gen 2 compatibility
• Expand your system or maintain support for eSATA-based external drive storage

What’s in the package?

• controller card
• low-profile bracket
• quick-start guide


Is this PCIe card backwards compatible?
Yes, It’s also backward compatible with previous versions of USB, so you can connect your existing USB 3.0 / 2.0 / 1.1 equipment.

Attribute Value
Bus Type PCIe
USB Standard USB 3.1
Number of USB Ports 1
USB Connection Type USB A
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Price (ex. GST) Each
$ 198.68
(exc. GST)
$ 228.48
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