Random sellers on eBay, especially high volume sellers located overseas, are not that likely to offer any sort of meaningful warranty coverage on their products. If you’re willing to venture out to the land of eBay, you can find cheaper options with more ports and different chipsets from more well known and longtime players in the USB host adapter market, such as NEC. It’s probably reporting the wrong data to the graphics driver. It’s a minor irritation and I find it baffling that the need to connect it was left out of the installation manual. I’m pleased to say that the card itself appears to work very well once the drivers are installed.
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HighPoint RocketU 1022a Pci-express 2.0 X1 Low Profile USB 3.0 HBA Controller Ca
The ASMedia chip upon which this adapter is based might be a “black box” in terms of support from its maker but it seems to work well as least as far as Windows is concerned. If your work involves many smaller files, you will see a similar reduction in speed. How much that matters is something that only you can decide. Random sellers on eBay, especially high volume sellers located overseas, are rockstu that likely to offer any sort of meaningful warranty coverage on their products.
If you’re willing to venture out to the land of eBay, you can find cheaper options with more ports and different chipsets from more well known and longtime players in the USB host adapter market, such as NEC.
HighPoint RocketU A Specs – CNET
Of course, the card didn’t work until I’d connected power see abovebut once that was done, everything seemed to work fine. The Windows backup result is much slower due to the increased overhead created by having to find, open and copy many smaller files. I have read and 1022w told that Highpoint Technology is particularly unresponsive to technical support and warranty requests, so you may 102a2 end up just replacing the adapter yourself if it quits working.
Backing up around 55GB of data including the operating system took about 20 minutes. I don’t own any solid state drives at this time. In my case, these were available from a nearby Wal-Mart store. Basically, what I’ve done here is quite simple. I’m not big on trying to benchmark things, nor do I imagine that I’m patient enough. As usual, Linux had other ideas when it smartly placed my cheap-o 17″ LCD panel into a mode it couldn’t support.
Obviously this approach isn’t for everyone, but it will work if you need to be up and running right now. Other auto parts retailers probably carry them as well. It’s probably reporting the wrong data to the graphics driver. Connecting the Seagate external hard drive over USB 2. I had plans to test the adapter under Linux.
Perhaps I will try again in future. Initial driver installation was a little less than straightfoward.
The only USB 3. I rocketj take this to be an indication of the drive emptying its cache while it waits on more data to come in from the USB 2. After I’d pointed a fully updated installation of Windows 7 Professional bit rockeetu the drivers, it configured the host adapter and immediately failed to configure the root ports on the card. I never got around to resolving this problem under Linux. Even so, I’d generally recommend this card to anyone who is looking to enter the world of USB 3.
And of course, I take no responsibility if you manage to blow up your computer or harm yourself while doing this. A wiring error could blow up the expansion card and quite possibly your motherboard as well. Permission is granted to reproduce this material or to use any part of it in other creations, so long as the following terms are met: The power connection issue is the only potential show stopper I’ve seen in my adventures with this adapter.
Highpoint RocketU a Low Profile PCI Express X1 Dual USB Controller | eBay
At this time I don’t have any other USB 3. I’m sure this is really the cheap-o display’s fault. It’s a minor irritation and I find it baffling that the need to connect it was left out of the installation manual. As always, be sure to make voltage meter measurements before connecting this orcketu something valuable.
Click to see the large version. Crunching the numbers on this gives a roughly 45 megabyte per second transfer rate.
The extra wiring and “Molex” connector came from a Y adapter upon my realizing that I either did not have or could not find a defunct PC power supply from which I could steal some wiring and a connector.