PCIe to USB 3.1 (A & C) Expansion Card Gen II w/ Full & Low Profile Brackets (TPE-PCIEUSB31AC)

PCIe to USB 3.1 (A & C) Expansion Card Gen II w/ Full & Low Profile Brackets (TPE-PCIEUSB31AC)

  • No dependencies on binary blobs or other proprietary drivers: Works with most distributions out of the box

  • Support for most recent popular and libre (free) distributions- no driver install or complicated setup

  • This Card has 3 Ports: 1 USB 3.1 Type A Port; 1 USB 3.1 Type C Port, 1 Internal 15-pin Power Connector

  • USB 3.1 Gen II (2nd Generation) supports up to 10 Gbps - experience faster transfer speeds

  • PCI-E (PCI Express 2.0 x4 form factor) to 2-Port USB 3.1 (Type-C and Type-A)

  • Asmedia ASM1142 Chipset, best supported USB 3.1 Controller Chipset

  • The USB 3.1 Type-C port delivers more power- up to 5V/3A output

  • Full and low-profile bracket included

Note: The SATA power connector on the card is not required, but power available to connected USB devices may be reduced



Fast shipping:

Most customers will receive this item within 1-5 business days when selecting our "Standard Shipping" option or our USPS shipping option if within the US. Most others in populated regions will generally get it within 6-10 business days.

(* large quantities may take longer to deliver)
Category Specification
Chipset ASM1142
Supports USB 3.1 Gen II (which can support up to 10Gbps of bandwidth)
Internal Connectors 1x 15-pin Power Connector
External Connectors 1x USB 3.1 Type A Port;
1x USB 3.1 Type C Port
Interface PCI-Express x4
Form Factor Full & Low Profile Brackets Included
Over Current Protection Yes
Kernels Supported Linux kernel 4.6+ (for full support, older kernels as far back as 3.13 will work at lower speeds)
Standards Compliant Yes Universal Serial Bus 3.1 Specification Revision 1.0, Universal Serial Bus Specification Revision 2.0, and Intel’s eXtensible Host Controller Interface (xHCI) Specification Revision 1.1
Power Built-in 15-pin power connector for receiving extra power from power supply
Compatible With Windows 7/8/8.1 (32/64 bit) (drivers available, we do not offer support for these operating systems however)


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Partial List Of Supported Releases:

Trisquel 10, 11
Slint 15.0
Slackware 15.0
Ubuntu 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04, 20.10, 21.04, 21.10, 22.04, 22.10, 23.04, 23.10
Lubuntu 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04, 20.10, 21.04, 21.10, 22.04, 22.10, 23.04, 23.10
Peppermint Linux OS 8, 9, 9 Respin-2, 10, 10 Respin, 10 Respin 20191210, 2022-02-02, 2022-10-02, 2022-11-07, 2022-11-28, 2023-07-01, 2023-10-15
Kubuntu 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04, 20.10, 21.04, 21.10, 22.04, 22.10, 23.04, 23.10
Debian 9, 10, 11, 12
Linux Mint 18.2, 18.3, 19, 19.1, 19.2, 19.3, 20, 20.1, 20.2, 20.3, 21, 21.1, 21.2, 21.2 Edge, 21.3, 21.3 Edge
Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) 3, 4, 5, 6
Fedora 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
PCLinuxOS 2017.04, 2017.05, 2017.07, 2017.11, 2018.06, 2019.03, 2019.05, 2019.08, 2019.10, 2019.11, 2019.12, 2020.01, 2020.02, 2020.03, 2020.05, 2020.08, 2020.10, 2020.1015, 2021.0205, 2021.0215, 2021.08, 2021.11, 2022.01.10, 2022.04.10, 2022.04.20, 2022.07.10, 2022.11.20, 2022.11.30, 2022.12, 2023.05, 2023.07, 2023.08
Mageia 6, 6.1, 7, 7.1, 8, 9
elementary OS 5.0, 5.1, 5.1.2, 5.1.3, 5.1.4, 5.1.5, 5.1.6, 5.1.7, 6, 6.1, 7, 7.1
Kali 2017.1, 2017.2, 2017.3, 2018.1, 2018.2, 2018.3, 2018.4, 2019, 2019.1a, 2019.2, 2019.3, 2019.4, 2020.1, 2020.1a, 2020.1b, 2020.1, 2020.2, 2020.3, 2020.4, 2021.1, 2021.2, 2021.3, 2021.4, 2021.4a, 2022.1, 2022.2, 2022.3, 2022.4, 2023.1, 2023.2, 2023.2a, 2023.3, 2023.4
Manjaro 17.1, 18.0, 18.1.0, 19.0, 20.0, 20.1, 20.2, 20.2.1, 21.0, 21.0.1, 21.0.2, 21.0.3, 21.0.4, 21.0.5, 21.0.6, 21.0.7, 21.1.0, 21.1.1, 21.1.2, 21.1.3, 21.1.4, 21.1.5, 21.1.6, 21.2.0, 21.2.1, 21.2.2, 21.2.3, 21.2.4, 21.2.5, 21.2.6, 21.3.1, 21.3.2, 21.3.3, 21.3.4, 21.3.5, 21.3.6, 21.3.7, 22.0, 22.0.1, 22.0.2, 22.0.3, 22.0.4, 22.0.5, 22.1.0, 22.1.1, 22.1.2, 22.1.3, 23.0, 23.0.1, 23.0.2, 23.0.3, 23.0.4, 23.1.0, 23.1.1, 23.1.2, 23.1.3
Rocky Linux 9 Series 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
Rocky Linux 8 Series 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 8.9
AlmaLinux 9 Series 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
AlmaLinux 8 Series 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 8.9
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9 Series 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8 Series 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 8.9
CentOS Stream 8, 9
CentOS 8 Series 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, (discontinued)

* BackTrack has been 'reborn' as Kali

All distributions with a recent software stack are supported.