ASUS 5.25" USB 3.1 Drive Bay Adaptor Front Panel with PCIe card Dual Purpose Solution

5.25" ASUS USB 3.1 Adaptor Card, Dual 10Gbit/s backward-compatible USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports for your PC’s front panel

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Product Overview Speed up! World's first dual USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A front panel for convenient connectivity.

• Dual 10Gbit/s backward-compatible USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports for your PC’s front panel.
• Flexible installation, switching between front 5.25-inch front panel and rear PC expansion card.

Features Easy-fit 10Gbit/s USB 3.1 Experience
The USB 3.1 Front Panel slides easily into any standard 5.25-inch drive bay, so in just three simple steps you'll enjoy the benefits of USB 3.1's 10Gbit/s transfer speeds:

1. Slide the USB 3.1 Front Panel into your preferred 5.25-inch drive bay and tighten the retaining screws.
2. Connect the included SATA Express cable to the SATA Express port on your PC's motherboard.
3. Connect the SATA power plug to the USB 3.1 Front Panel. That's it — you're done!

Dual-purpose DIY solution - front or back
The USB 3.1 Front Panel provides you multiple use way, just unscrew the box then you will have a DIY expansion card, slot your card in simple steps:

1. Open USB 3.1 Front Panel and remove the printed-circuit board (PCB) from the housing.
2. Attach the supplied bracket to the removed PCB, transforming it into an expansion card.
3. Slide the expansion card into a spare slot and your PC now has two USB 3.1 Type-A ports at the back panel!
Interface SATA Express
Connectivity 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A

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Questions & Answers

Could you utilise the Sata Express port on this when connected via PCIe?

I've got a Z77 board which doesn't have a Sata Express that is required to connect to this when used as a front panel. I've searched online and cannot find a PCIe-to-Sata Express card or cable, which is quiet surprising. I'm wondering though that if I was to have two, could I connect one via PCIe which would give 3.1 to the back of the PC, then connect the second one that is at the front of the PC via Sata Express between the two cards. Would a card allow for a Sata Express passthrough to the PCIe port?
Asked by: Samiby
Hello, This would not function in this setup unfortunately, you would require a dedicated port on the motherboard to power this via Sata express. Regards,
Answered by: JackB
Date published: 2017-10-18
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ASUS 5.25" USB 3.1 Drive Bay Adaptor Front Panel with PCIe card Dual Purpose Solution
ASUS 5.25" USB 3.1 Drive Bay Adaptor Front Panel with PCIe card Dual Purpose Solution