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Asus-u3s6.6977712
7.2 out of 10

Asus U3S6

Unique PCIe X4 Bridge Chip for Ultra Performance True SATA 6 Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Asus U3S6

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Overall 8
8.0

Great card

Tracy Klein, Amazon
8 April 2013
  • Summary: This is a great card on Windows 8 did not have to install any drivers for the SATA 6G Controller or for the NEC USB 3 controller. Only thing that I didn't like is that for some reason it doesn't want to get along with my two 2GB ASUS Radeon 7850's, and hardlocked on me. Update, found out it was a driver/hardware conflict between this card my 7850's on Windows 8. Ended up uninstalling Windows 8 and reinstalling Windows 7 and this card works perfect on Windows 7.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good choice, but attention when fitting on your motherboard

GF, Amazon
28 February 2011
  • Summary: Works as expected, there are good reviews about it here. You should note though that it might not fit well on your mother motherboard. (your choice to say if it's a motherboard design flaw or this little piece...) I have an ASUS P6T Deluxe V2, and tried to fit it in the recommended PCI Express x4_1 slot. At first it worked, but my computer started crashing for no apparent reason after that.
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Overall 8
8.0

Be sure this card fits in your PC

Kerton, Amazon
27 December 2010
  • Summary: Hi, just a word of caution, I bought this card from Amazon, foolishly assuming it would fit in my PCI Express slots. It turns out it does not. Take careful note of the shape of the slots on this card. There is one wider and one narrower set of connectors (tabs) that drop into your motherboard. For this card, the narrower slot is closer to the rear of your PC, and the wider slot is closer to the front.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works as intended, but lacks better instructions

Ferasu, Amazon
22 September 2010
  • Summary: Unpacked Asus U3S6 a week ago, after using my Crucial SSD on sata II for a while now since my mobo is Asus Rampage II extreme which doesn't support SATA III naturally, I was overwhelmed to find a product that's affordable and saves me the money of buying a new mobo (300$~) and the time of installing one. Before you buy this product check if your mobo is supported on manufacturer's website, my rampage ii wasn't listed on the box but after installation it worked for me.
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Overall 8
8.0

Wouldn't Boot In My System

J. Lex Thomas, Amazon
24 June 2010
  • Summary: I gave this four stars even though it wouldn't work in my system. A friend of mine has one and we've used it and it works great. I never figured out if my system's problem was an incompatibility issue or not. I have a Gigabyte MB rather than one made by ASUS. In my system, I couldn't even POST with this card installed. The power wouldn't even come on as if something were shorted out but I'm not sure.
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Overall 8
8.0

USB 3.0 & SATA controller card

C. W. Wetzel, Amazon
14 June 2010
  • Summary: Great price and easy installation. This item is on the bleeding edge of USB technology. I installed the card on an ASUS P6T and I have not tested the SATA ports that come on the card. The USB 3.0 is much faster than USB 2.0, but I did not see the 3 GB/s. I am assuming that this will improve as the technology develops and better drivers are developed. The only issue I've had is the card has frozen when transferring a large number of files.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great product, great price needs better drivers.

Richard, Amazon
9 March 2010
  • Summary: I want to get SSDs but they cost too much and the drives are too small so I went with this technology. A $30 add-on card and two new SATA 6.0Gb/s capable 1TB hard drives. Cost me less than $250. Right now this is bleeding edge tech. The board works fine but I think it needs better USB drivers. In my testing SATA 6Gb/s is about 50% faster than SATA 3Gb/s controllers+drives not the 100% I hoped for. However, my computer is much more responsive.
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Overall 8
8.0

ASUS U3S6

jh0_9, priceminister.com
1 December 2012
Overall 8
8.0

pas de header USB3

brunegil, rue-hardware.com
10 November 2012
  • Summary: **** Cette carte très intéressante ne comporte pas de header USB3. Comme elle se monte sur une carte mère qui n'a pas d'USB3, il n'est pas possible de brancher un lecteur USB3 interne de carte mémoire. Dommage!
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Overall 7
7.0

Bra

Grizzok, Prisjakt
16 May 2011
  • Summary: Fortfarande mycket bra kort med tanke på priset, men det har en stor nackdel som inte framgår särskilt tydligt. (Bara en liten svårförstådd mening i moderkortsmanualen). Gissar att det är det farbman nedan har problem med också. Problemet är att om man använder någon av de små PCI-E x1 slotsen på många moderkort (kanske alla, men vet inte säkert men så är det på P5Q Deluxe och förmodligen många andra) så går hastigheten i "Universal" x16 slotten ner till x1.
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