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StarTech PEX2S553
7.7 out of 10

StarTech PEX2S553

The PEX4S553 4-Port Native PCI Express RS232 Serial Adapter Card Read more

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Overall 2
2.0

Buy with caution.

Em, Amazon
3 July 2015
  • Summary: Board was faulty when initially installed. Unfortunately it was passed return date when I installed it and discovered it was bad. Buy with caution. Bought one from Dell website that worked just fine.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great!

WILLIAM Y., Newegg
17 May 2015
  • Summary: Works good for Trugolf Simulator and other devices that require native RS-232 Serial Port.
  • Pros: -Easy to install add-in card in any PCI-Express 2.0 X16 slots. -Backwards compatible with PCI-Express 2.0 X8, X4, and X1 Slot.
  • Cons: --Make sure you update the drivers for serial port via Device Manager
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Overall 10
10

I like it!

Orville Burg, II, Amazon
15 April 2015
  • Summary: Great card - Worked as expected with no difficulty. Great way to get RS232 ports on PC without one.
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Overall 10
10

Worked Perfect! You need to use the OLD drivers folder ...

Lars Slate, Amazon
11 April 2015
  • Summary: The only one I could find that works with Windows 2008 R2 Server. Worked Perfect! You need to use the OLD drivers folder in the zipped drivers.
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Overall 8
8.0

Works good, easy to connect

C. R. Stone "chadwick", Amazon
28 March 2015
  • Summary: Works just fine. I ordered it to connect to a legacy PLC and software app driven by Windows 7 Pro 32 bit. It wasn't the perfect fit for my application unfortunately, but again, it worked just fine and the drivers were easy enough to get working, but I did notice that the PC's Device Manager...
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Vinay Rangnekar, Amazon
11 March 2015
  • Summary: Easy to install and instantly adds dual RS 232 communication
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Overall 8
8.0

Four Stars

Earnley G. Dawson, Amazon
5 December 2014
Overall 10
10

This works great but problem is that so many older programs only ...

B Aklestad, Amazon
30 October 2014
  • Summary: This works great but problem is that so many older programs only work on Windows XP .... XP mode on Windows 7 does not work well for me to run these older softwares.
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Overall 8
8.0

Does the job

R. Corrington, Amazon
3 September 2014
  • Summary: I bought the board to add to my home-brew computer I use for controlling my amateur radio station as I needed more serial ports. It installed easily with no fuss or bother and I recently added a Linux distro to the computer and it was recognized as well with Ubuntu Linux.
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Overall 10
10

Perfect

Jeff in Colorado, Amazon
3 September 2014
  • Summary: Runs perfect. Windows 8.1, i7 3.6ghz cpu. Using it to run a HP Designjet 755cm plotter.
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