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Addonics Announces the Super Fast and Inexpensive USB 3.1 PCIe 2X Controller

Posted Jun 25, 2015 @ 0:13 CDT | Stock Ticker(s): NASDAQ:MSFT

Addonics Technologies ( today announced the Addonics USB 3.1 PCIe controller, a simple and economical solution for adding the latest high speed 10 Gbps USB 3.1 port to desktop computers or servers.


Designed to install into any PCI-Express 2X slot, the USB 3.1 controller can handle data rates up to 10 Gbps on the PCIe 2.0, doubling the speed of USB 3.1.

One of the key features is a maximum speed of 10 Gbits/sec, which is twice the speed of USB 3.0 and 20 times the speed of USB 2.0. It is capable of SuperSpeed (10 Gbps, 5Gbps), HighSpeed (480 Mbps), FullSpeed (12 Mbps), and LowSpeed (1.5 Mbps) transactions.

The new USB product is hot swappable, which means a drive can be removed and added without system shut down or restart. It accesses two USB 3.1 ports via the PCI-Express (PCIe) 2-lane slot and supports both PCIe 1.0, 2.0 or 3.0.

The USB 3.1 controller is compatible with Windows 7, 8.1, 10 and Windows servers.

The MSRP starts at $29.99. For more information visit

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