This PCIe USB 3.1 Gen 2 card installs into an available PCI-Express slot in your computer and enables you to upgrade your current system by adding two USB-C™ (10Gbps) ports. Faster USB Performance Also known as USB 3.2 Gen 2x1, this USB 3.1 Gen 2 card adds two 10Gbps USB Type-C™ ports to your computer. Utilizing an ASMedia ASM3142 chipset, this card harnesses the speed of USB 3.1 Gen 2. With higher data throughput support, this USB 3.1 Gen 2 PCIe expansion card is a necessity for external drives and many other USB 3.1 Gen 2 peripherals and includes an optional SATA power connector for high power devices. The card is backward compatible with USB 3.0 (5Gbps) and USB 2.0 (480mbps) devices. The card works with newer USB-C devices, but can easily support your existing USB-A peripherals using inexpensive USB Type C cables and adapters. See our Accessories Tab for supported options. Easy Installation The USB 3.1 card is compatible with Windows®, Linux® and macOS® operating systems. The card includes both standard-profile and low-profile brackets to install in various form-factor PCs and servers. The Choice of IT Pros Since 1985 StarTech.com conducts thorough compatibility and performance testing on all our products to ensure we are meeting or exceeding industry standards and providing high-quality products to IT Professionals. Our local StarTech.com Technical Advisors have broad product expertise and work directly with our StarTech.com Engineers to provide support for our customers both pre and post-sales. The PEXUSB312C3 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.