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HighPoint RocketU HBA's: Uncompromised Performance for Every Generation of External USB Drive

Posted Aug 22, 2011 @ 2:23 CDT



August 2011, Milpitas, CA - HighPoint Technologies, Inc., an industry leading HBA and storage solutions manufacturer, has launched the RocketU USB 3.0 HBA series. These innovative HBA's support USB drives of every generation, and deliver true 5Gb/s per-port performance. RocketU HBA's are the ideal external USB 3.0 storage upgrade for any PCI-E compatible PC.


RocketU USB 3.0 HBA's - High-Performance External Storage for Your PC


Don't handicap your external storage devices with standard USB 3.0 cards, or device hubs. HighPoint's RocketU HBA's are the only USB 3.0 controllers on the market capable of delivering true 5Gb/s per-port performance. HighPoint's unique HBA design ensures that each device port delivers true USB 3.0 SuperSpeed transfer rates. The potent combination of dedicated device ports and PCI-E 2.0 x4 bus speeds, eliminates the performance bottlenecks associated with conventional USB cards, and provide the throughput needed for today's fastest external SSD's, hard drives and enclosures.


Quickly and Easily Upgrade your PC with True SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Storage


Add true SuperSpeed USB 3.0 storage to any PCI-E compatible PC. RocketU HBA's support USB drives of any generation, and can be easily installed into any free PCI-E 1.0 or 2.0 slot.


Driver support is readily available for all major Microsoft operating systems including 32 and 64-bit versions of Windows 7, 2008 and Vista. xHCI complaint RocketU HBA's are natively supported by current Linux distributions.


RocketU HBA's will automatically recognize any external USB hard disk or SSD's that are pre-configured or already contain user data, and are fully compatible with USB 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0 hard drives, SSD's, RAID enclosures and docking.




HighPoint RocketU Series HBA's are available immediately, from a world-wide network of Distribution and Reseller channels.


Distribution Channels: ASI, D&H Distribution, MaLabs, Avnet



About HighPoint


HighPoint designs and manufactures a full spectrum of SAS and SATA HBA's with Management Solutions for wide scale Storage Applications. We are long recognized as an innovator of RAID HBA technology and have continuously developed cutting edge RAID solutions to satisfy the industry's evolving storage requirements. HighPoint is the SAS and SATA Storage Industry price leader for all OEM/ODM, SMB and Enterprise HBA's. HighPoint has a successful track record of delivering products to fortune 500 companies and global storage providers. HighPoint has regional sales offices and

world-wide distribution networks to better serve customers locally.

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