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MAXPower 4-Port
USB 3.1 Gen 1

PCIe Controller Card

Mac / PC / PCIe / USB 3.1 Gen 1
The MAXPower USB 3.1 Gen 1 – 4-port PCIe card gives you more options. Four more options, in fact. Four high-power, high bandwidth USB ports for Mac Pro and PC with maximum wattage and data throughput, for a total of up to 5 Gb/s and 15W.
Power
With up to 15 watts of total power to fully charge and power your USB devices, you won't have to mess around with plugging and unplugging devices to keep them powered and charged any more.
Performance
Up to 5 Gb/s total data transfer speed means you can use all your USB devices at their maximum speeds. With this much available bandwidth, you can do much more with your devices.

Product Specifications:

Chipset

  • Fresco Logic FL-1100EX

Connector Type

  • PCIe 2.0 (fits x4 or larger slot, runs at x1 speeds)

Software Requirements

  • OS
    • OS X 10.8.5 or higher
    • Windows 7 or higher
  • Driver
  • Note(s)
    • Boot Camp is not supported

Hardware Requirements

  • Minimum
    • Mac or PC featuring PC with a PCIe 1.0 slot
  • Recommended (Best Performance)
    • Mac or PC featuring PCIe 2.0 or higher slot
  • Note(s)
    • Thunderbolt PCIe expansion chassis are supported 1

Bootability

  • Requires a Thunderbolt PCIe expansion chassis that is connected to a Mid-2013 or later Mac host computer

Port Multiplier Support

  • No

Performance

  • Sequential Read/Write (compressible data)
    • Read: 350 MB/s
    • Write: 333 MB/s
  • Note(s)
    • Speeds will vary based on drives used, setup, and other factors.

USB Battery Charging

  • Supports USB BC 1.2 specification
    • Total power available: 24W (5V/4.8A)
    • Each port provides 5V/1

Hot Plug / Hot Swap Support

  • Supported on any compatible Mac or PC

USB Hubs / Card Reader Support

  • Supported on any compatible Mac or PC

Sleep / Hibernation Support

  • If using a Mac, you may experience disk ejections when waking from Sleep mode. This is a known issue that occurs when using add-on PCIe cards with the Mac operating system. It is suggested that you manually eject USB devices prior to enabling Sleep mode on a Mac. This issue is not present with Windows

Operating Environment

  • Environmental (Operating)
    • Temperature (°F) 32° – 158°
    • Temperature (°C) 0° – 70°
  • Environmental (Non-Operating)
    • Temperature (°F) −40° – 185°
    • Temperature (°C) −40° – 85°

Dimensions

  • Height (PCB): 120 mm (4.7 in)
  • Width (bracket): 22 mm (0.9 in)
  • Length (bracket and PCB): 94 mm (3.7 in)

Weight

  • 68 g (2.4oz)
  1. Tested with OWC Mercury Helios. May not support other PCIe expansion devices.

Manufacturer provided specifications for Newer Technology p/n MXPCIE4U3 UPC#: 811643016446
This product is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 12-Core (Mid 2012)
(June, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.4GHz, 2.66GHz, 3.06GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 6-Core (Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
3.33GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
3.2GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 12-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.66GHz, 2.93GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.4GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 6-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
3.33GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.8GHz, 3.2GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Early 2009)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: MacPro4,1
2.26GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Early 2008)
(January, 2008)
Model ID: MacPro3,1
2.8GHz, 3.0GHz, 3.2GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Early 2008)
(January, 2008)
Model ID: MacPro3,1
2.8GHz
PC Desktop
PC
PC running Windows, Linux or FreeBSD and available PCI-Express x4 lane or better slot
OWC Helios
OWC Mercury Helios 3
Thunderbolt 3 PCIe
expansion chassis
OWC Helios
OWC Mercury Helios
Thunderbolt PCIe
expansion chassis

Warranty

The best warranty is one you never have to use - but should the need occur - we're proud to provide a superior level of support and service coverage to our customers.

3 Year NewerTech Product Limited Warranty

OWC is proud to provide a superior level of support and warranty coverage to our customers. Even when not used, we understand the peace of mind afforded by a longer warranty period. OWC's industry leading coverage is a testament to our confidence in the reliability of the solutions that we offer. OWC solutions are engineered to demanding quality standards in order to deliver the most reliable, highest performance available on the market in each storage category.

Customer Ratings

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Verified Buyer
Reviewer: Alanlunchan Location: Hong Kong Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 3/5 Power Auto off! August 8, 2017 I was disappointed it will auto power off when the Mac sleep, If i connect a HD to this adaptor, it is very not good !

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