The easiest agency to upgrade together with growth the USB ports of your figurer is past times getting an expansion carte such every bit Aukey’s DS-E1 that allows you lot to slot a printed circuit board into the PCI Express slot ane of your motherboard.
My computer’s motherboard has 2 PCI Express slot 1s therefore I’m able to check a USB 3.0 expansion carte together with a USB Type C PCI expansion card.
Aukey’s DS-E1 USB 3.0 expansion carte features iv USB 3.0 ports together with a woman somebody molex ability connecter socket where a manly somebody 4-pin molex ability connecter volition hold upward inserted to ability the USB 3.0 expansion card.
Unlike the USB Type C PCI Express card, which doesn’t require DC powering, the USB 3.0 PCI Express carte does require a 5V furnish inwards companionship to hold upward able to run devices that are non self-powered (bus-powered devices).
female P3 socket
You tin operate whatever 4-pin molex ability connecter available inwards your figurer every bit a measure 4-pin molex supplies both 12V together with 5V.
this microchip is encephalon of the expansion card
Installing the USB 3.0 PCI Express carte is rattling easy. Simply slot it inwards a PCI Express slot ane together with therefore connect the 4-pin molex connector.
I fitted the USB Type C on this figurer also
After Aukey’s USB 3.0 PCI limited card
is slotted in, you lot directly need to install the required drivers inwards companionship for the expansion carte to work.
If your figurer has a Windows ten operating system, you lot won’t need to install whatever drivers every bit Windows ten operating organization volition install them automatically.
This figurer has Windows vii operating organization installed therefore I merely need to insert the included mini CD to brand this work.
once the drivers are installed, you lot tin commencement using the USB 3.0 expansion card