Not ready to swap out your motherboard just for USB 3.0? Transcend's USB 3.0 Expansion Card allows you to reap the benefits of USB 3.0 without having to make a major system upgrade. This easy-to-install card enables you to add revolutionary new USB 3.0 ports to any desktop computer with a PCI Express slot, delivering the data transfer rates up to ten times faster than USB 2.0 with optimized power efficiency.

Key Features

  • Up to 10X faster than USB 2.0
  • Add USB 3.0 ports to any desktop computer with a PCI Express slot
  • Ultra-fast PCI Express interface eliminates speed bottlenecks
  • Backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 devices
  • Supports PCI bus power management interface rev. 1.2
  • Fully compatible with PCI Express 2.0
  • Two external USB 3.0 ports
  • xHCI compliant


Dimensions (PCB size) 65mm (L) × 63mm (W)
Weight 44g
USB Bus Power Output 5V DC, 900mA (max) per port
PC Interface PCI Express 2.0 single lane (x1)
USB Ports 2 external (supports USB 1.1 / 2.0 / 3.0)
Connection Bandwidth Up to 5Gbits per second
Operating Temperature 5°C (41°F)~35°C (95°F)
Operating System Supported Windows 7, Vista, XP
Certificates CE, FCC, BSMI
*Note A 4-pin or 15-pin power cable must be connected from your PC’s power supply to the USB 3.0 Expansion Card when a USB-powered device is used.
System Requirements Desktop computer with a working PCI-Express slot. One of following Operating Systems:
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Note: internet access to download the device driver

Order Information

  • TS-PDU3