SilverSton​e SST-EC03B USB 3.0 PCI Express Card Review

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SilverSton​e SST-EC03B USB 3.0 PCI Express Card Review

Postby Apoptosis » Wed Oct 26, 2011 7:47 am

SilverSton​e SST-EC03B USB 3.0 PCI Express Card Review

The SilverStone EC03 is an internal expansion card that uses a single lane PCI Express slot on the motherboard to provide SuperSpeed USB 3.0 functionality. Its single USB 3.0 internal connector offers output for dual front port USB 3.0 support. Is this a good solution to update your aging PC so it can support USB 3.0 devices? Read on to see what this inexpensive solution is and how it performs in our test system.

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It goes without saying that PC technology moves at a furious pace; woe to the enthusiast who languidly sits around without an upgrade path planned out. The USB 3.0 specification is one of a host of new technologies that enthusiasts cannot afford not to invest in; its sheer performance over USB 2.0 is unquestioned. Unfortunately, for enthusiasts with old(er) systems, upgrading to the world of USB 3.0 can be an expensive proposition... until SilverStone introduced its new SST-EC03B USB 3.0 PCI Express card...


Article Title: SilverSton​e SST-EC03B USB 3.0 PCI Express Card Review
Article URL: http://legitreviews.com/article/1758/1/
Pricing At Time of Print: $32.50 Shipped at Amazon
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Re: SilverSton​e SST-EC03B USB 3.0 PCI Express Card Review

Postby jebo_4jc » Thu Oct 27, 2011 1:47 pm

The reviewer is right. I don't have any 3.5" bays in my modern rigs. Unfortunately, that makes this product pretty much useless to me.

That's a sexy rig though.
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