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HighPoint RocketU
USB 3.0 Host Adapter for Mac
RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, & JBOD | Up to 4 USB 3.0 devices

This card adds:

  • Four External USB 3.0 Ports (up to 4 devices)

Requires:

  • Available PCIe 2.0 x4 lane Slot

See Specifiactions below for system and/or OS compatibility information

The RocketU Quad USB 3.0 for Mac delivers class-leading 20Gb/s transfer bandwidth, and is optimized for external SSD and hard drive configurations. Each of the 4 dedicated USB 3.0 ports supports true 5Gb/s transfer speeds.
The Rocket Quad USB 3.0 for Mac will recognize pre-configured external hard disks and SSD's, and its intuitive web-based Management interface allows you to quickly and easily configure RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and JBOD arrays.

Features

  • 4 USB 3.0 5Gb/s type-A ports
  • Supports up to 4 external USB HDD/SSD
  • Backwards compatible with USB 2.0 & 1.1
  • Hot-Swap and Hot-Plug
  • One-Year limited Warranty

 

  • 20Gb/s Transfer bandwidth
  • PCI-E 2.0 x4
  • Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and JBOD
  • Supports Mac OS X 10.5 and later
Includes

 

  • RocketU Quad USB 3.0 for Mac HBA
  • Software CD
  • Quick Installation Guide
Gallery
Specifications
Ports
  • 4 External USB 3.0
Connections
  • External - 4 Devices
Bus Specifications
  • PCI-Express 2.0 x4
Form Factor
  • Low-Profile
RAID
  • RAID level 0, 1, 5, 10, and JBOD
RAID Controller
  • OS Software
Operating System Support
  • OS X 10.5 to 10.7.4 — NOT compatible with 10.7.5 or later.
External Connectivity
  • x4 Type A USB 3.0 connector
Internal Connectivity
  • none
Operating Voltage
  • 3.3V (4W max) / 12V (1W max)
Warranty
Physical  
Dimensions
  • 3.13"(L) x 3.75"(W) x0.75"(H)
Weight
  • 0.35 lbs
Operating Temperature (Hardware Environment)
  • +5°C ~+ 55°C
Operating Temperature (Storage Environment)
  • -20°C ~ +80°C
Relative Humidity
  • 5% ~ 60% non condensing
 
Click here to get your Model Identifier number
This is compatible with the following Mac Pro models:

Machines Have Model Identifier MacPro5,1

Mac Pro (Mid 2010 8-Core, 2.4GHz)
(July, 2010)

Machines Have Model Identifier MacPro5,1

Mac Pro (Mid 2010 Quad-Core, 2.8GHz, 3.2GHz)
(July, 2010)

Machines Have Model Identifier MacPro4,1

Mac Pro (Early 2009 8-Core, 2.26GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz)
(March, 2009)

Machines Have Model Identifier MacPro4,1

Mac Pro (Early 2009 Quad-Core, 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz, 3.33GHz)
(March, 2009)

Machines Have Model Identifier MacPro3,1

Mac Pro (Early 2008, 2.8GHz, 3.0GHz, 3.2GHz)
(January, 2008)

Machines Have Model Identifier MacPro2,1

Mac Pro (8-core, 3.0GHz)
(April, 2007)

Machines Have Model Identifier MacPro1,1

Mac Pro (Original, 2.0GHz, 2.66GHz, 3.0GHz)
(August, 2006)

PC running Windows, Linux or FreeBSD
and available PCI-Express x8 lane or better slot