AmazonBasics USB 3.0 to 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

February 26, 2017 - Comment

Product Features Connects a USB 3.0 device (computer/tablet) to a router, modem, or network switch to deliver Gigabit Ethernet to your network connection Supported features include Wake-on-LAN function, Green Ethernet & IEEE 802.3az-2010 (Energy Efficient Ethernet) Supports IPv4/IPv6 pack Checksum Offload Engine (COE) to reduce Cental Processing Unit (CPU) loading Compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP, and

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(as of 04/23/2017 3:33 pm EDT - Details)

Product Features

  • Connects a USB 3.0 device (computer/tablet) to a router, modem, or network switch to deliver Gigabit Ethernet to your network connection
  • Supported features include Wake-on-LAN function, Green Ethernet & IEEE 802.3az-2010 (Energy Efficient Ethernet)
  • Supports IPv4/IPv6 pack Checksum Offload Engine (COE) to reduce Cental Processing Unit (CPU) loading
  • Compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP, and Chrome OS with latest system updates; does not support Windows RT or Android.

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Comments

Jarod Wolters says:

El Capitan Users need a driver to make the product work. Amazon didn’t make it easy, but I got it done. 

Craig E. says:

The adapter requires a driver, which comes on a … The adapter requires a driver, which comes on a CD. The driver would not install from the CD on my Mac. There is no phone number in the package to all for help. I looked at the text notes on the CD and saw that the driver was version 1.3.0, released in December 2012. I was able to google ASIX AX88179 driver for Mac and find the current driver to download from the ASIX website and dowload it. The current version is 2.8.0 ! The adapter now seems to be working, but Amazon needs to send a…

J. Lott says:

It worked just great! to explain I got this to conduct an experiment. It worked just great! to explain, my computer only has base 10/100 and a USB 2.0 interface. Since the USB 2.0 interface is faster than the base 10/100, I hoped that using this on a USB 2.0 port would give a faster data rate over using the base 10/100 port. I am very happy that it did, the data rate is in most cases at least twice as fast as the base 10/100.

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