Vertical USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 2) Internal IDC 19 Pin Motherboard Header to A-Key 20 Pin Coverts 19-pin IDC USB 3.0 female port into 20-pin USB 3.1 E Type (A-Key) port for USB 3.1 Type-C or Type-A connector port capability. Does not convert from 5Gbps to 10Gbps. Even state-of-the-art motherboards with Intel 2066 or AMD AM4 sockets do not always come equipped with a USB 3.1 header or USB-C ports in their IO. *IMPORTANT NOTES: Does not convert from 5GB/s to 10GB/s. Not compatible with USB 2.0 IDC sockets. Features: -Easily insert the adapter directly into the motherboard. -Female Header Active Converter for Type C Panel Mount Adapter: -Easy way to access USB-C and support front panel header doesn't require to have latest motherboard to experience USB-C technology. -Connector 1 (motherboard) : USB 3.0 Internal IDC 19 Pin MB Male Housing Header -Connector 2 (front panel) : USB 3.1 A-Key 20 Pin Front Panel Female Header The adapter converts the available USB 3.0(3.1) IDC 19-pin socket of a motherboard into a USB 3.0(3.1) header and maintains USB 3.0 speeds of 5GB/s. Convenient accessory for case with USB 3.1 connector.