RocketU 1144A : Industry’s First 20Gb/s USB 3.0 HBA
 
Uncompromised Performance for Every Generation of External USB Drive
 
Rocket U HBA’s support all generations of USB hard drives, SSD’s and Enclosures. Dedicated 5Gb/s ports provide the throughput needed to support any type of drive, from today's fastest 6Gb/s SSD's to external RAID enclosures. RocketU HBA’s will automatically recognize any external USB hard disk or SSD’s that are pre-configured or already contain user data, and are fully compatible with USB 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0 hard drives, SSD’s, RAID enclosures and docking bays.
 
 
Unlock the Performance Potential of USB Storage
 
Unlike conventional USB cards that are best used as simple device hubs, RocketU HBA’s are uniquely suited for high-speed USB 3.0 storage configurations. With dedicated 5Gb/s per-port performance, also ideal for a variety of external storage configurations including multi-drive bays, RAID enclosures, and external SSD’s.
 
 
The RocketU 1144A (RU1144A) is the industry's first PCI-E x4 USB 3.0 SuperSpeed HBA, and delivers class-leading transfer bandwidth up to 20Gb/s; perfect for high-speed external USB 3.0 SSD’s and hard drives. The RocketU 1144A is an external 4-port, each dedicated USB 3.0 port delivers transfer speeds of 5Gb/s, for a combined bandwidth up to 20Gb/s. Optimized for USB 3.0 drive configurations, and is the ideal external storage solution for high-performance desktops and workstations.
 
Feature Highlights
 
20Gb/s Transfer Bandwidth
5Gb/s per port
PCI-E 2.0 x4
4 USB 3.0 type-A ports
Supports up to 4 external USB enclosures, HDD/SSD
Backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1
Hot-Swap and Hot-Plug
xHCI Compliant
Support Windows and Linux operating systems (Linux OS support with xHCI driver of Kernel v2.6.31 or later)
 
Dedicated 5Gb/s per-port
 
RocketU HBA’s deliver true 5Gb/s per-port performance, and can support any USB drive on the market. Revolutionary USB 3.0 performance Dedicated 5Gb/s per-port transfer rates and a total bandwidth of 20Gb/s! 
 
Quickly and Easily Upgrade your PC with True SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Storage
 

Add true SuperSpeed USB 3.0 storage to any PCI-E compatible PC. RocketU HBA’s support USB drives of any generation, and can be easily installed into any free PCI-Express Gen 2.0/Gen 1.0 x4, x8 or x16 slot. Driver support is readily available for all major Microsoft operating systems including 32 and 64-bit versions of Windows 7, 2008 and Vista. xHCI complaint RocketU HBA’s are natively supported by current Linux distributions.

The RocketU 1144A is the ideal upgrade for any Windows or Linux PC’s, and is well suited for portable storage devices, external backup solutions, and high-speed SSD’s for the ultimate gaming multi-media experience.

 
Kit Contents
 
RocketU 1144A USB 3.0 HBA
CD (Driver software)
Quick Installation Guide