IO Port Cards Archive

Best PCIe Parallel Adapter Cards

The Parallel port, or as you may know it the “printer port,” was in use with computers as early as 1981. The port remained in use all the way until 1996 when it was superseded by the USB standard. If you were using computers in the 90s, you’ll quickly recognize its massive 25 pin socket. The port was widely used as it was very inexpensive …

Reviews of the Best PCI-Express Riser Card Cables

As gamers look for new and exciting ways to spruce up their cases, manufacturers have started looking for creative ways to design the layout. Just a quick scroll through your favorite PC hardware vendors case listing and it’s clear to see that there is much more on the market than your average, run of the mill ATX cases. This change didn’t happen overnight. As hardware …

Best Internal PCI-Express Video Capture Cards

Having the ability to record or stream video footage can bring an assortment of benefits no matter who you are. Whether you’re a hardcore gamer, an amateur filmmaker, or just someone trying to record their favorite television shows, one of the best ways to do this is with a PCI-express video capture card. Rather than being connected externally via USB or Thunderbolt, a PCI-express video …

Ultimate Guide to the Best PCIe Wireless Adapters (2020 Updated)

Wireless adapters aren’t just routers, shoved inside of desktop computers. They’re a means of extending your wireless network to a broader area, of affecting control over your network, and expanding network reception. With the right adapter, your options can remain wide open. Some wireless adapters ask you to choose between convenience and efficiency, but more often than not, you can have both. Choosing the Right …