USB 3.0 adapter

From: John Aldrich 
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Anyone got a USB 3.0 adapter you like? This will be going in my Dell Optiplex 
755, so probably needs to be a low-rise / low-profile card.

Also, anyone got any GigE cards and switches they would like to sell me for 
personal use? I'd like to upgrade my internal network to GigE so I can share 
my files between my computers easier. Tired of having to make do with 100 Meg. 

=============================================================== From: Matt Keys ------------------------------------------------------ These are perfect for personal/lab use and really cheap : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833118144 I've got a few of them around the house that are in "harsh" environments (crawl space/attic) that have been running for about 2 years solid w/o probs. I also use them for iSCSI testing; with jumbo frames and multipathing I got rates around 70MB/s.

=============================================================== From: John Aldrich ------------------------------------------------------ Thanks, Matt... and very reasonable price too. Any suggestions for a USB 3.0 adapter? :D

=============================================================== From: Matt Keys ------------------------------------------------------ Never had to buy one since my motherboards came with them. :) For the NICs I can recommend going with a good brand like Intel. The previous test I mentioned was using these on each host http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833106015 and vmware's software iscsi adapter, sata2 7.2, sata3 7.2, and sata3 ssd targets.

=============================================================== From: John Aldrich ------------------------------------------------------ Would there be any benefit from using the PCIE-x16 slot over a standard PCI slot for USB 3.0? Just guessing here, but I'm thinking the PCI bus is still faster than USB 3.0. If not, then maybe I ought to go with a PCIE version of the USB 3.0 adapter.