HighPoint RocketU 1144A USB 3.0 - PCI Express 2.0 Host Controller

HighPoint RocketU 1144A USB 3.0 - PCI Express 2.0 Host Controller

HighPoint RocketU 1144A USB 3.0 - PCI Express 2.0 Host Controller

B&H # HIRU1144A MFR # RU1144A
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Product Highlights

  • 20Gb/s Transfer Bandwidth
  • PCI-Express 2.0 x4 Storage Controller
  • 5Gb/s Per Port
  • 4 USB 3.0 Type-A Ports
  • Backwards Compatible with USB 2.0 & 1.1
  • xHCI Compliant
  • Supports Windows 7, 2008, Vista, Linux
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HighPoint RocketU 1144A overview

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The HighPoint RocketU 1144A USB 3.0 - PCI Express 2.0 Host Controller is the perfect solution for high-performance desktops and workstations. It is suitable for high-speed external USB 3.0 SSD's and hard drives. It delivers transfer bandwidth up to 20Gb/s. Apart from being industry's first PCI-E x4 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed HBA, it has an external 4-port. Each dedicated USB 3.0 port delivers transfer speeds of 5Gb/s for a combined bandwidth up to 20Gb/s.

Dedicated 5Gb/s Per-Port
RocketU HBA's deliver true 5Gb/s per-port performance, and can support any USB drive on the market. Revolutionary USB 3.0 performance, dedicated 5Gb/s per-port transfer rates and a total bandwidth of 20Gb/s.
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-Express Gen 2.0/Gen 1.0 x4, x8 or x16 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 compliant RocketU HBA's are natively supported by current Linux distributions. The RocketU 1144A is the ideal upgrade for any Windows or Linux PC's, and is well suited for portable storage devices, external backup solutions, and high-speed SSD's for the ultimate gaming multi-media experience.
Uncompromised Performance for Every Generation of External USB Drive
RocketU HBA's support all generations of USB hard drives, SSD's and Enclosures. Dedicated 5Gb/s ports provide the throughput needed to support any type of drive, from today's fastest 6Gb/s SSD's to external RAID enclosures. 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, multi-disk enclosures and docking bays.
Unlock the Performance Potential of USB Storage
Unlike conventional USB cards that are best used as simple device hubs, RocketU HBA's are uniquely suited for high-speed USB 3.0 storage configurations. With dedicated 5Gb/s per-port performances, also ideal for a variety of external storage configurations including multi-drive bays, RAID enclosures, and external SSD's.
In the Box
HighPoint RocketU 1144A USB 3.0 - PCI Express 2.0 Host Controller
  • Software CD
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • 1 Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
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    HighPoint RocketU 1144A specs

    Interface Protocol SuperSpeed USB 3.0
    Host Connection Type PCI Express 2.0 x4
    Connectors 4 x USB 3.0 Type-A
    Port Quad-Port: Four USB 3.0 ports with type A connectors for easy data access
    USB Super Speed USB 3.0: 5Gb/s per USB port
    Bandwidth 20Gb/s transfer bandwidth
    Cache Memory No
    Channels 4
    Features Optimized for external USB drives and drive enclosures
    Compatibility Backwards compatible with USB 2.0 & 1.1
    RAID Supported No
    Included No
    Device Support USB 3.0, 2.0, 1.1
    Hot Swap Support Yes
    Compliant Standards Compliant with xHCI (Extensible Host Controller Interface) Specification
    System Requirements
    Operating System Driver support for Microsoft Windows 7, 2008, Vista, and Linux distributions
    Hardware PCI Express x4 slot (1.0 or 2.0)
    Power Bus-powered
    Dimensions (L x W x H) 3.13 x 3.75 x0.75" (7.90 x 9.52 x 1.90cm)
    Weight Not specified by the manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.8 x 6.8 x 1.3"

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