PCIe to USB 3.1 (Type A + Type C) Expansion Card 10Gbps Gen II /w Full & Low Profile Brackets (TPE-PCIEUSB31AC)

PCIe to USB 3.1 (Type A + Type C) Expansion Card 10Gbps Gen II /w Full & Low Profile Brackets (TPE-PCIEUSB31AC)

  • USB 3.1 Gen II (2nd Generation) SuperSpeed up to 10 Gbps Data Transfer- experience file transfer speeds like never before

  • No dependencies on NDISWrapper, binary blobs, or proprietary drivers-firmware & works with most distributions out of the box

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

  • Support for most recent popular and libre (free) distributions out of the box- no drivers to install or complicated setup instructions

  • Full and Low-Profile Bracket Included

  • 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

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

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 4-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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Supported distributions:

Ubuntu 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10
Lubuntu 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10
Peppermint Linux OS 8, 9, 9 Respin-2
Kubuntu 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10
Debian 9
LinuxMint 18.2, 18.3, 19, 19.1
Fedora 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
PCLinuxOS 2017.04, 2017.05, 2017.07, 2017.11, 2018.06
Mageia 6, 6.1
elementary OS 5.0
Kali 2017.1, 2017.2, 2017.3, 2018.1, 2018.2, 2018.3, 2018.4

* BackTrack has been 'reborn' as Kali

All distribution with a recent software stack are supported. A handful of distributions such as the following may require a rolling version of the distribution and updates to be applied for full support:

Parabola GNU/Linux-libre
openSUSE Tumbleweed
Slackware Rolling