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**DISCONTINUED** NewerTech MAXPower 4-Port USB 3.1 Gen 1 PCIe Controller Card For Mac Pro

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Add four USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports with data transfer speeds up to 350 MB/s.

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MAXPower 4-Port 
USB 3.1 Gen 1
PCIe Controller Card

Mac / PC / PCIe / USB 3.1 Gen 1

The MAXPower USB 3.1 Gen 1 – 4-port PCIe card gives you more options. Four more options, in fact. Four high-power, high bandwidth USB ports for Mac Pro and PC with maximum wattage and data throughput, for a total of up to 5 Gb/s and 15W.
With up to 15 watts of total power to fully charge and power your USB devices, you won't have to mess around with plugging and unplugging devices to keep them powered and charged any more.
Up to 5 Gb/s total data transfer speed means you can use all your USB devices at their maximum speeds. With this much available bandwidth, you can do much more with your devices.
This Card Adds:
  • Four USB 3.1 Gen 1 Ports
  • Available PCIe Slot

See specifications below for system and/or OS compatibility information



This product is compatible with...Click here to find your Mac's model ID
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 12-Core (Mid 2012)
(June, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.4GHz, 2.66GHz, 3.06GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 6-Core (Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 12-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.66GHz, 2.93GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 6-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.8GHz, 3.2GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Early 2009)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: MacPro4,1
2.26GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Early 2008)
(January, 2008)
Model ID: MacPro3,1
2.8GHz, 3.0GHz, 3.2GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Early 2008)
(January, 2008)
Model ID: MacPro3,1
PC Desktop
PC running Windows, Linux or FreeBSD and available PCI-Express x4 lane or better slot
OWC Helios
OWC Mercury Helios 3
Thunderbolt 3 PCIe
expansion chassis
OWC Helios
OWC Mercury Helios
Thunderbolt PCIe
expansion chassis


Product Specifications:


  • Fresco Logic FL-1100EX

Connector Type

  • PCIe 2.0 (fits x4 or larger slot, runs at x1 speeds)

Software Requirements

  • OS
    • OS X 10.8.5 or higher
    • Windows 7 or higher
  • Driver
    • Driver not required for OS X
    • Driver required for Windows 7
  • Note(s)
    • Boot Camp is not supported

Hardware Requirements

  • Minimum
    • Mac or PC featuring PC with a PCIe 1.0 slot
  • Recommended (Best Performance)
    • Mac or PC featuring PCIe 2.0 or higher slot
  • Note(s)
    • Thunderbolt PCIe expansion chassis are supported 1


  • Requires a Thunderbolt PCIe expansion chassis that is connected to a Mid-2013 or later Mac host computer

Port Multiplier Support

  • No


  • Sequential Read/Write (compressible data)
    • Read: 350 MB/s
    • Write: 333 MB/s
  • Note(s)
    • Speeds will vary based on drives used, setup, and other factors.

USB Battery Charging

  • Supports USB BC 1.2 specification
    • Total power available: 24W (5V/4.8A)
    • Each port provides 5V/1

Hot Plug / Hot Swap Support

  • Supported on any compatible Mac or PC

USB Hubs / Card Reader Support

  • Supported on any compatible Mac or PC

Sleep / Hibernation Support

  • If using a Mac, you may experience disk ejections when waking from Sleep mode. This is a known issue that occurs when using add-on PCIe cards with the Mac operating system. It is suggested that you manually eject USB devices prior to enabling Sleep mode on a Mac. This issue is not present with Windows

Operating Environment

  • Environmental (Operating)
    • Temperature (°F) 32° – 158°
    • Temperature (°C) 0° – 70°
  • Environmental (Non-Operating)
    • Temperature (°F) −40° – 185°
    • Temperature (°C) −40° – 85°


  • Height (PCB): 120 mm (4.7 in)
  • Width (bracket): 22 mm (0.9 in)
  • Length (bracket and PCB): 94 mm (3.7 in)


  • 68 g (2.4oz)
  1. Tested with OWC Mercury Helios. May not support other PCIe expansion devices.

Manufacturer provided specifications for Newer Technology p/n MXPCIE4U3 UPC#: 811643016446


Additional Information

Colour No
Type No
Connection No
Interface PCI
Form Factor PCI Express
Suitable for No
Model Identifier No
Manufacturer Newer Technology
Manufacturer P/N NWTMXPCIE4U3
UPC 811643016446
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