IFC-EC2U3/UC2 : USB 3.0 Interface Card for Express Card with 2 ports
Move up to superior speed
Simple and inexpensive way to upgrade your laptop
The IFC-EC2U3/UC2 Express Card Adapter provides SuperSpeed USB capability to any laptop with an available Express Card 34 or 54 slot. USB 3.0 features transfer rates up to 5 Gbps* for faster access and transfer of your videos, photos, music, and other data. It’s also fully backward compatible with any USB 2.0 devices you may have.
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10 X faster data transfers

USB 3.0 transfers data at rates more than ten times that of USB 2.0 (5Gbps* vs. 480Mbps). This speeds up backup and transfer of photos, music, videos, documents, and other important data. The faster transfer rate also improves the performance of scanners, media players, and other peripheral devices supporting USB 3.0.

Faster sequential reads

This adapter’s USB 3.0 achieves 5.5 times faster sequential reads than USB 2.0, boosting speeds from 33.2MB/s to 185.3MB/s. This adapter also achieves 10% faster sequential reads than available with the previous ExpressCard IFC-EC2U3/UC (from 158.7Mbps to 185.3Mbps).

* Testing conducted by BUFFALO in January 2012
  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface transfers data at up to 5 Gbps*, 10 times faster than USB 2.0, 480Mbps transfer speed
  • 5.5 times faster sequential reads than available with USB 2.0-boosts speeds from 33.2MB/s to 185.3MB/s
  • Connect any USB 3.0 device to your laptop
  • Works great with BUFFALO’s USB 3.0 hard drives such as DriveStation™ and MiniStation™
  • Fully backward compatible with USB 2.0
  • Powered by PC’s Express Card slot
  • Supports Windows 7, Vista, and XP
  • 3-year warranty

10 X faster data transfers

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface transfers data at up to 5 Gbps*, 10 times faster than USB 2.0, 480 Mbps transfer speed.

Multiple compatibility

The Buffalo USB 3.0 PCI Express Interface Card is backwards compatible with all USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 devices.

Faster sequential reads

5.5 times faster sequential reads than available with USB 2.0-boosts speeds from 33.2 MB/s to 185.3 MB/s.

Two USB 3.0 ports

With two USB 3.0 ports allowing you to connect two USB devices simultaneously.

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Windows
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Windows