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The USB4 PCIe Gen4 Card upgrades your desktop PC with dual USB4 ports

There are many reasons to get excited about USB4 ports. Equipped for jaw-dropping bandwidth, easy display connectivity, and power delivery (depending on configuration), these ports offer the versatility and performance that today’s enthusiasts and power users need. If you’re looking to take advantage of these ports for high-speed external storage, a large daisy-chained monitor array, or charging your smartphone, you can now add USB4 ports to your build using the ASUS USB4 PCIe Gen4 Card.

Put your internal Thunderbolt or USB4 header to work

The USB4 PCIe Gen4 Card is an add-in card that gives you a pair of USB4 ports for your desktop PC. For it to function, you’ll need a motherboard with an onboard Thunderbolt or USB4 header. Many of our latest Intel 700 series and AM5 series motherboards have the requisite header, as do our latest ASUS Pro Workstation motherboards. You’ll find a full list of compatible ASUS motherboards on the support site for the USB4 PCIe Gen4 Card. Click here for a full list of compatible ASUS motherboards.

The USB4 PCIe Gen4 Card makes it easy to connect a display through its USB4 ports. On the rear bracket of the card, you’ll find two ports marked “DP IN,” one for each of the USB4 ports. Connect them to the DisplayPort outputs of your graphics card, and you’ll be able to use your new USB4 ports to connect a display.

The USB4 PCIe Gen4 Card upgrades your PC with cutting-edge connectivity

The ASUS USB4 PCIe Gen4 Card gives you a wealth of high-performance connectivity options for your PC. With up to 40Gbps of bi-directional bandwidth, you can get blazing-fast file transfers to and from external drives. It’s DisplayPort 1.4 compliant, so you can connect monitors with up to an 8K resolution. With daisy chaining, you can connect up to five USB4 devices per port, and support for 60W Quick Charge 4+ allows you to rapidly recharge your other devices.

The IO panel, showing that users can access 40Gbps bi-directional bandwidth, up to Dual 20V/3A 60W quick-charge support, daisy-chain support with up to five devices per port, and DisplayPort 1.4 that supports 8K Ultra HD output

USB4 opens up a world of possibilities. Now, you can easily use the USB4 PCIe Gen4 Card to add full-function USB4 ports to PCs with compatible motherboards. For more information about the pricing and availability of the USB4 PCIe Gen4 Card in your region, please contact your local ASUS representative.


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