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Vantec 2-Port USB 3.1 Gen II Type-A/C PCIe Host Card (UGT-PC371AC)

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$ 35.23

Score By Feature

Based on 567 ratings
Quality of material
9.90
Easy to install
8.78
Tech Support
8.48
Value for money
8.28
Easy to recognize
7.49

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Product Description

Add-on card with an added capacity of 4 Gbps and 2 USB ports for PCI-E Gen2 x4. There is only one
The 2nd release of the PCI Express Card Electromechanical Specification is supported.
The PCI Express Gen2 x 2 card provides up to 10Gbps of clocking speed

Questions & Answers

As stated in the box, there are two 20-watt internal bulbs The card claims that it has 3 pin connector ports, but there's only one port on the card and two external ones for a total of 3 ports. This is a four, how about it?

It is actually possible to connect two USB 3 devices via the same 20 pin connector. There can be one or more USB 3.0 ports on the front of a given case, if that particular case has them. There are no ports on it, and not two. The ports are all closed. Yes, that's right. It was a bit confusing in its wording. With the new USB 3, I now have a total of four active USB 3.0 ports. There are no ports on my machine, only 2 in the front, and 2 in the back.

Do you have any experience with this card under Windows 10?

Asus ROG Strix RX 570e motherboard with an AMD RX3900X CPU, which gives me 12 cores, allowed me to install this chip in a custom built computer. Two ports of the USB 3.0 interface were needed by me. The number 20 is zero The USB 3 connector on my computer has a pin connector internally. There is a USB 3.0 memory card reader and a USB 2.0 memory card reader. A Type A connector is located at the front of the device. Memory card readers with USB 3 support read data from my cards. There is a USB 2.0 port on the front panel and a USB 3.0 port. I have no problems with 0 Type A connectors. In addition to the front USB 3, I also use it on the rear. To connect an USB 3 external device, you will need a Gen 2 Type A connector. Hub 0 is not available. Windows 10 pro 64-bit is installed on my computer This is the 1909 version of the bit version. Some of the early Microsoft USB drivers caused some issues. This can happen when you are using the newest hardware. In the past I had to update my USB drivers with manufacturers drivers. In order to be up to date with the latest hardware, Microsoft support can take a while to catch up. I have a motherboard that uses the PCI express version 4 bus which is not supported by Intel at all. In the third version of PCIe (version 3) only 3 lanes are supported. With 94gps, you can transfer data quickly. It can transfer data at speeds of 16 Gbps with PCIe x4 (version 4). 3 USB is the latest version. Using 1 Gen 2, you can transfer data at speeds up to 10Mbps.

I have a Rosewill RDR- An interconnection cable is available on the front panel of the 11004. Are there any issues if you use a card with the 20pin connector?

I think it would be just fine if the Rosewell header was a standard 20-pin It is composed of 20 pins, with one pin being missing or keyed to facilitate orientation.

Can this card be used on a small form factor computer if it has a low profile bracket?

It doesn't seem to have a low profile bracket in the box, and it looks too tall to have

Selected User Reviews For Vantec 2-Port USB 3.1 Gen II Type-A/C PCIe Host Card (UGT-PC371AC)

As soon as I turned on the PC, it worked
5/5

A great product for the price. I was worried that this would not work with the new Oculus Quest 2, and either A) I wouldn't be able to use it at all with the OC2 or B) it The SATA power connector makes it possible to charge it while playing while it plays. I'm glad I was wrong about both. It works fine and charges while playing. Easy to install, all I had to do was put it into the x16 slot and screw it in. My computer came with Windows 10 already installed, and I did not have to install any drivers. There is a driver CD included, and if you don't have a CD drive, the product gives you instructions on how to get It's a great product and I recommend it highly!.

Jayla Sexton
Jayla Sexton
| Jul 31, 2020
It's a travesty how underrated it is for the price
5/5

The price is almost one third lower than an equivalent product. I only have a USB 3 port on my motherboard. There has been a connectivity issue with 0 for some time. A USB flash drive was plugged in and the software was installed Connecting a USB device to a Type C port It serves as a Most USB devices are powered by a USB port USB hubs that have more than four ports need a power adapter plugged in with them, but hubs with only four ports do not require one Connecting a USB device to a Type C port It is possible to receive more power from a hub. Plus, they tend to provide more accurate results. I'll be able to use this even if I eventually get a new motherboard. It happens often that USB problems can be helped by installing this software that allows the possibility of looking at the motherboard while the computer is still up and running. The hardware I use most often will also have their own dedicated ports, away from the main 'cluster' on the back of the motherboard. This device does not need any drivers with Windows 10, and the Windows 7 installation disk can be thrown away if you no longer use it. In the case of Linux, I doubt any driver would be needed, since the device appears to use a standardized set of drivers, but I cannot assure this This product did exactly what it claimed.

Remington COATES
Remington COATES
| Aug 17, 2020
With older systems, this may be problematic
4/5

As a result, I installed it on a Lenovo Thinkstation D30 Workstation Desktop, which at the time had a very powerful dual Xeon processor system with an extremely In the system, there were predetermined values USB 3. 0 is an existing PCIE interface. The number 6 is 0 There are several PCIE slots left empty, as well as a port card from Inatek. As well as that, the upgraded video card is a Nvidia 1080. I have managed to get everything to work after 10 hours of Initially, I had a lot of issues with the USB ports on my system (both those of the new card as well as those of the old Inatek card). In addition, I also had plenty of video footage I'm having problems with my multi-platform Three monitors are all used at the same time (two are used constantly). In addition, I should note that before this upgrade card was installed, I had no problems with the computer and it was extremely stable even though it was complicated. In order to avoid getting into details, I won't go into details on some of these issues because they may be unique to my There is now no indication that anything is wrong. It would make more sense to buy this card if you have an older PC without USB 3. I cite this example in order to illustrate why this card would help someone with an older PC without Currently, there are only a handful of Gen 2 ports available. To me, it does not seem like a straightforward plug-and-play solution to that problem. The upgrade will take many hours to complete, so if you are comfortable with the innards of a computer, know how to troubleshoot Windows problems, and are open to spending some time on it, go for You might find that you won't be able to cope with what you're in for if your skills are limited to taking the side panel off a desktop and inserting a card. Despite the fact that this appears to be a good card, don't look at it as a plug-and-play upgrade since it may be considerably more involved than that and you might run into problems you could not.

Carlos Rollins
Carlos Rollins
| May 25, 2021
As stated, this card does not conform to the PCIe 2 standard
3/5

THE UPDATE IS In fact, I tried the Startech PEXUSB32EI and it worked perfectly in the same slot. There is no charge. The device is based on the uPD720202 chipset from NEC/Renesas. It is not a USB 3 port The USB 3 port is a part of Gen 2 but UASP. You can enter ZERO and it will work! In order to use UASP (external storage performance boost), I purchased this card. There is a high-end house in which I live An end-of-market desktop computer with a 7th Gen Intel chip (the 10th is in production right now). Almost all PCIe slots on my system have Gen 3 and Gen 2 lanes, which means that the PCIe lanes are also Gen 3 and Gen 2. A larger bandwidth is achieved by connecting multiple lanes together (in parallel). It is typical to write "by" as an "x" in a note. Thus, a "by 1" or 1 lane interconnect is referred to as an As well as 2, 4, 8, and 16, you have x2, x4, As per the PCIe spec, there is a difference between a physical card slot connector and the number of physical electrical lanes. It is possible for a x16 slot to have only a single There are a finite number of lanes in the design of a system. On desktop systems, it's common to have a x4 physical slot and a x1 electrical connection. One is better than none, so it falls under this logic. As part of the PCIe specifications, the cards must be able to negotiate what lanes are available, and that they operate on those lanes. There's no question this limits available bandwidth, but at least it's something. It turns out that (according to Vantec engineering via support) the card will not run if there are fewer than x2 electrical lanes available with the ASmedia chip (1142). In this case, the card will not be compatible with many PCs currently on the market that have a x4 slot and a x1 electrical port. It took me quite a bit of time troubleshooting and speaking with Vantec support. While they responded to my questions sympathetically, they are incorrect in their statement that this card adheres to That's not the case! An analysis of USB 3 cards currently available on the market. The Intel chipset (or other chipset) that is used by many PCs not work in many. Make sure you buy with caution! I also tried a card from a different manufacturer with an ASmedia 3142 (2 generations later chipset) and the lane negotiation problem remained. The bottom line is that ANY card (including this Vantec) using the ASMedia chipsets mentioned above IS NOT PCIe specification 2 compliant, and therefore must adhere to.

Korbin Price
Korbin Price
| Oct 29, 2020

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