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USB 3.0 via PCI Express x 4 in Acer Easystore WHS RRS feed

  • Question

  • Has anyone had any luck installing a USB 3.0 adapter card into the EasyStore 340 PCIe slot?

    I cant ever seem to get an eSATA enclosure to recognise - and the USB 2.0 interface is far too slow. 

    This would allow for use of more storage drives and/or eventually an external NAS box. 

    Any ideas would be most appreciated. 

    Thanks!


    • Edited by Warthogg Monday, September 5, 2011 7:15 AM
    Monday, September 5, 2011 7:14 AM

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  • Any solution with this one yet?
    Friday, October 7, 2011 3:42 PM
  • I am about to try building up a WHS 2011 system on a MB that has eSATA and USB3 native.  Should be going by late Monday, I'll let you know how well it works out for me.  Assuming it works out at all.  :)

    Ron

     

    Saturday, October 15, 2011 11:27 PM
  • Ron

    It should not be a problem if you have the right drivers. If they are not included in WHS 2011 try finding Windows Server 2008 R2 drivers (probably not available unless you are specifically using a server motherboard) but failing that, try Windows 7 64-bit drivers.


    Phil P.S. If you find my comment helpful or if it answers your question, please mark it as such.
    • Proposed as answer by Ron VanD Friday, December 9, 2011 5:10 AM
    Saturday, October 15, 2011 11:37 PM