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Looking for a pci USB 3.0 card that doesn't require a power source

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The only one I have come across is this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16815140001&Tpk=western%20digital%20pciu
It seems kinda iffy, just wondering if anyone knows any other ones.
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Same card has pretty good reviews on Amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Western-Digital-SuperSpeed-Express-PCIe/dp/B004GF1PC2/ref=pd_cp_e_0

What's your concern with that one? Are you planning on running external HDDs that don't take a separate power connector?
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Same card has pretty good reviews on Amazon:
http://www.amazon.com/Western-Digital-SuperSpeed-Express-PCIe/dp/B004GF1PC2/ref=pd_cp_e_0
What's your concern with that one? Are you planning on running external HDDs that don't take a separate power connector?
My main concern was it's support for Windows 7 64bit, people were complaining it wasn't being recognized.
. Thanks!
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That WD USB 3.0 card is driven by NEC (Renesas) controller. As such you can download the driver from here.

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?DwnldID=19880
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