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Your computer's USB 2.0 Ports are perfectly adequate for connecting mice, keyboards and printers, but if you need to connect external storage drives, USB 2.0 Ports are underpowered in more ways than one, limiting data transfer speeds to around 25-30 MB they can hardly be called "high performance". Most drives available today include USB 3.0 Interfaces and offer significantly better performance than USB 2.0-Equipped drives. Though you can connect them to your computer's USB 2.0 Ports, their performance would be reduced by as much as 85 percent don't settle for slow performance, install a sonnet allegro USB 3.0 4-Port card to instantly add four super speed USB 3.0 Ports to your system to take full advantage of today's drives' performance capabilities. Sonnet specially engineered the allegro USB 3.0 4-Port card to provide extra power through its ports without the need for you to connect an auxiliary power cable. Delivering up to 10W of power per port, this sonnet solution supports USB 3.0 Bus-powered hard drives, SSDS, DVD and Blu-ray devices without the need to connect an additional AC power adapter. The allegro USB 3.0 card also supports the USB 3.0 Charging specification that enables you to simultaneously charge and sync your iPad, iPhone or other device that supports USB 3.0 Charging.