Getting admission to the gigabytes of abstracts on your alien accumulator accessories is excruciatingly apathetic as it trickles thru the USB 2.0 port, or at least, that is how it feels these canicule as accumulator accessories abundance added abstracts and USB 2.0 aloof can not get the job done fast enough.
USB 3.0 at atomic for now is the acknowledgment for alien access. The EC03 agenda from SilverStone installs into a distinct lane PCI-E gen 2.0 aperture and gives you two centralized USB 3.0 ports. SilverStone additionally provides a 3.5” I/O bay and the all-important cabling to accompany the ports to the advanced of your case.
Best motherboards do not accept USB 3.0 ports and alike aback they do best motherboards rarely accommodate added than two USB 3.0 ports usually hardwired to the aback console I/O. The allowances of USB 3.0 over 2.0 are substantial, with an almost 10 bend access in speed. If you accept been absent USB 3.0 adequacy but do not demand to bandy motherboards again the EC03 can advancement your arrangement at a reasonable cost.
SilverStone was founded in 2003, and has a actual continued account of articles that it has manufactured, from mice and admirers to computer cases and ability supplies. SilverStone's aesthetics is to ensure that their “expertise is delivered to all articles with consistency, in acknowledgment to user's needs and with best user satisfaction.” SilverStone has its address in Taiwan, and annex offices in the USA, and Germany.
The abstraction is simple, accessible the case, install the EC03, and drivers again via 5Gbit/s USB 3.0 cool acceleration interface you get admission to your data. So how fast is it? Benchmark Reviews takes the EC03 thru the paces, let's booty a look.The mini CD includes a multi-language artefact manual.
The chiral is ever simple and could account from absolute pictures instead of simplified schematics. However, best bodies won't accept any agitation with the installation. The mini-CD additionally includes a set of drivers. Newer drivers are already accessible and they can be downloaded from SilverStone. A 24” (609.6mm) centralized adapter cable with bifold USB 3.0 ports is included in the packaging.
The EC03 appearance an anodized atramentous aluminum exterior. The apparent is hardly aggressive to the archetypal fingerprint. The aluminum is a bit attenuate and could angle actual calmly if mishandled.
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