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VL800 ‧ VL801 - Super Speed USB 3.0 Host Controller

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Description

The VIA Lab’s VL800 (4 Ports) / VL801 (2 Ports) is a single chip USB 3.0 Host controller, which enables a PCI Express equipped platform to interface with USB Super-Speed (5 Gbps), High-Speed (480 Mbps), Full-Speed (12 Mbps), and Low-Speed (1.5 Mbps) devices. The root hub consists of four downstream facing ports enabling the simultaneous operation of multiple peripheral devices.

The VIA Lab’s VL800 / VL801 complies with the Universal Serial Bus 3.0 Specification and Intel’s eXtensible Host Controller Interface (xHCI), and is fully backward compatible with USB 2.0 and 1.1 specifications, ensuring seamless connectivity of legacy USB devices. VL800/801 has a PCI Express 2.0 x1 interface that is backwards compatible with PCI Express 1.0 and is perfectly suited for both PC Host and Add-In Card applications.

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Key Features

  • Compliant to Universal Serial Bus 3.0 Specification Revision 1.0
  • Compliant to Universal Serial Bus 2.0 Specification
  • Compliant to eXtensible Host Controller Interface (xHCI) Specification Revision 0.96
  • Support Legacy USB Function
  • Compliant with PCI Express Base Specification 2.0
  • In-house USB PHY employs advanced CMOS process to reduce power consumption
  • Support Battery Charging Specification
  • Firmware upgrade options include integrated firmware in system BIOS
  • Software
    - Initial Driver Support for Windows 7, Vista, and XP
    - USB Attached SCSI Protocol (UASP)
    - Support various Linux kernels

VIA Labs Firmware and Driver Downloads

NO.
File
Description
File (Size)
Download
01
VIA_USB_3.0_Driver_Package Release Notes V4.40D.pdf
Change log for VL800/801 & 805/806 USB 3.0 Driver .
51.92 KB
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02
VIA_XHCI_Driver_V4.40D_AP.zip
WHQL Driver for VL800/801 & 805/806 USB 3.0 Host Controller.
Compatible with Windows XP/Vista/7/8 32-bit and 64-bit.
66.60 MB
Download
03
VIA USB 3.0 Driver Package Release Notes V4.70C.pdf
Change log for VL800/801 & 805/806 USB 3.0 Driver .
40.34 KB
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04
VIA_XHCI_Driver_V4.70C_AP.zip
WHQL Driver for VL800/801 & 805/806 USB 3.0 Host Controller.
Compatible with Windows 7/8/8.1 32-bit and 64-bit.
63.41 MB
Download