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RocketU 1344A Industry's Fastest 4-Port USB HBA; 4x Shared USB 3.2 Gen2 Ports;

RocketU 1344A

Key Features

  • 4x USB 3.2 10Gb/s Ports

  • PCIe 3.0 x4 Host Interface

  • Driverless Installation: Native xHCI Support

  • Fully backwards compatible with USB 1.0/2.0/3.x devices & peripherals

  • macOS, Linux & Windows

Product Information

The Industry's Fastest 4-Port USB HBA

The RocketU 1344A is the latest iteration of HighPoint's industry-leading 4-port USB HBA's, and provides four shared USB 3.2 Gen2 ports.
The RocketU 1344A has been optimized for USB storage devices such as external drives, drive docks and drive enclosures. However, the four universal Type-A ports are fully capable of supporting USB 1.0/2.0/3.x peripherals and input devices such as printers & scanners, mice & trackballs or flash drives and card readers.

The RocketU 1344A is the latest iteration of HighPoint's industry-leading 4-port USB HBA's, and provides four shared USB 3.2 Gen2 ports. The RocketU 1344A has been optimized for USB storage devices such as external drives, drive docks and drive enclosures. However, the four universal Type-A ports are fully capable of supporting USB 1.0/2.0/3.x peripherals and input devices such as printers & scanners, mice & trackballs or flash drives and card readers.

Four Shared 3.2 Gen2 Ports

The RocketU 1344A is the latest iteration of HighPoint's industry-leading 4-port USB HBA's, and provides four shared USB 3.2 Gen2 ports. The RocketU 1344A has been optimized for USB storage devices such as external drives, drive docks and drive enclosures. However, the four universal Type-A ports are fully capable of supporting USB 1.0/2.0/3.x peripherals and input devices such as printers & scanners, mice & trackballs or flash drives and card readers.

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Feature Specifications

Host Bus Interface
4-lane, 8 GT/s PCI Express 3.0 Compliant
Interface Technology
Supports up to USB 3.2 10Gb/s link speed Backwards compatible with USB 3.2 Gen2, USB3.2 Gen1 & USB 2.0
Supported Standard
xHCI (eXtensible Host Controller Interface); UASP (USB attached SCSI protocol)
Operating System Support (Mac compatibility)
Mac Pro 5,1 or 7,1, macOS 10.12.6 and later, Supports Intel & M1 chipset, Compatible with PCIe slots
Operating System Support (Windows compatibility)
Windows 11,10,8.1, Windows Server 2022, 2016, 2012, 2008 (64-bit editions), Compatible with PCIe slots
Operating System Support (Linux compatibility)
Linux kernel 3.10.0 and later, Compatible with PCIe slots
Operating System Support (VMware ESXi compatibility)
Yes
Thunderbolt PCIe Expansion System Compatibility
Yes; Supports USB 3.x devices when card is installed in a Thunderbolt to PCIe Card Expansion System (Requires RS6661A) Thunderbolt4 supoort: • Support Mac Thunderbolt4 platform • Support Z690 chipset PC platform • Does not support the Z590 chipset PC platform

Secure Boot(PC platforms)

Windows: Support Secure Boot Disable and Enable Linux: Support Secure Boot Disable and Enable
Number of Channels / Port
4
Port Type
USB Type-A
Data Transfer Rate
Up to 10Gb/s per port
Number of Devices
USB 1.x, 2.0, and 3.x compatible devices
USB port Amperage
1.5A output per port
Bus Powered Peripherals
Up to 7.5W per port for device operation or charging
External Power Support
N/A
USB Port Sharing
Shared: 2 USB ports are assigned to each USB controller (ASM3142)
Form Factor
Full-Height
Cooling system
N/A
Dimensions
3.78'' W x 3.74'' H x 0.45'' D
Weight
0.44 lbs.
Warranty
1 Year
Compliance Certification
CE, FCC, RoHS, REACH, WEEE

Storage Features

Bootable Drive support
Yes (Linux, Mac)
Drive hotplug support
Yes

Operating Environment

Work Temp:
5°C ~ 45°C
Storage Temp:
40°C ~ 65°C
Operating Voltage
PCI-e: 12V, 3.3V
Power
Typical: 4.19W (card only)
MTBF (Mean Time Before Failure)
920,585 Hours

Kit Contents

Model
RocketU 1344A
Controller card
1x Controller card
Quick Installation Guide
1x Quick Installation Guide
Datasheet
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Quick Installation Guide
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