Press Release Summary:
- Includes two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports, with each port providing up to 10Gbps data transfer speeds
- Can be installed in QNAP NAS with a PCIe slot, or Windows®/Linux® desktops/servers
- Supports USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP) to facilitate fast file-sharing data transfers and follows standard PCIe/USB bus Power Management
Original Press Release:
QNAP Launches USB 3.2 Gen 2 Dual-port PCIe Expansion Card for NAS and PC - SuperSpeed+ up to 10Gbps
Taipei, Taiwan, August 20, 2020 – QNAP® Systems, Inc., a leading computing, networking and storage solution innovator, today launched the QXP-10G2U3A - a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Dual-port PCIe Expansion Card which provides speeds of up to 10Gbps. QNAP USB 3.2 Gen 2 Expansion Cards can be installed in QNAP NAS with a PCIe slot, or Windows®/Linux® desktops/servers to enable faster connections to modern USB devices.
The QXP-10G2U3A includes two USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports, with each port providing up to 10Gbps data transfer speeds. It supports the USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP) to facilitate fast file-sharing data transfers, uses advanced low-power processes, and follows standard PCIe/USB bus Power Management to optimize power consumption. The QXP-10G2U3A also supports overcurrent detection and short circuit protection.
“The QXP-10G2U3A expansion card enables transfer speeds up to twice as fast as USB 3.2 Gen 1 and up to 20 times faster than USB 2.0. This enhanced speed opens up new opportunities for NAS and PC users, including the ability to use a QNAP USB JBOD for easy storage expansion and high-speed data backup,” said Jason Hsu, Product Manager of QNAP.
No driver is required to install the QXP-10G2U3A expansion card to connect to the TL-D800C and TL-R1200C-RP QNAP USB JBOD product series. QTS / QuTS hero NAS users can manage connected USB JBOD storage using Storage & Snapshots Manager; PC users via QNAP JBOD Manager.
The QXP-10G2U3A USB 3.2 Gen 2 Expansion Card is now available. For more information, and to view the full QNAP product lineup, please visit www.qnap.com.
About QNAP Systems, Inc.
QNAP, named from Quality Network Appliance Provider, is devoted to providing comprehensive solutions from software development, hardware design to in-house manufacturing. Focusing on storage, networking and smart video innovations, we strive to build a technology ecosystem upon subscription-based software and diversified service channels. QNAP envisions NAS as being more than a simple storage and has created a cloud-based networking infrastructure for users to host and develop artificial intelligence analysis, edge computing and data integration on their QNAP solutions.