USB 3.0

Forum discussion tagged with USB 3.0.
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    Question Possible installation of DELL P5MKF USB 3.0 expansion module on laptop SAMSUNG NP300V5A

    Hi everybody! I own this old SAMSUNG laptop NP300V5A-S04IT. I find its performance still acceptable for what I use it for, especially after I upgraded to an SSD+HDD combo, by means of an HDD caddy (containing the hard drive) that replaced the ODD. The only issue lies in the lack of USB 3.0...
  2. kylewaid

    Question Super Speed USB warning notification that is false

    I am getting an unusual false message about USB 3.0 ports. My motherboard has several USB 3.0 and 3.1 ports. It also has a USB type C port. I also have a PCIe 4x Startech 4 port USB 3.0 card. On the card each port has a dedicated bus. When I plug in any USB 3.0 device into my motherboard ports...
  3. Doorsal

    Question Usb 3.0 Cable from the broken!

    Hello, I was building my first pc recently and a little bit later I decided I wanted to move my usb 3.0 cable my case has. So I tried to unplug it from the motherboard, but after wiggling and pulling it broke! Now the usb on the faceplate wont work anymore and I was wondering if anyone has an...
  4. Sans_Vans

    Question Install windows 7 on an ASRock A320M-HDV

    I am trying to install windows 7 on a PC with an ASRock A320M-HDV motherboard. However, nothing at all works. keyboard's of any type of port, mice with also just about every port, and other things. Now, I am dual booting with win7 and win10, and win10 works perfectly. However, win7 as said...
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    [SOLVED] Adding additional USB 3.0 ports

    My laptop's motherboard only has 1 USB 3.0 port. I want to add at least one more USB 3.0 port. Can I do this via a USB splitter or some external USB hub? Will the USB speed for each port be the same as it was with 1 port? For example, if 1 port was at 5 Gbit/s and I add a external USB hub and...
  6. R

    [SOLVED] Flash drive not showing in my computer but laptop makes a sound when i plug in the flash drive.

    Hello people! when i plug in flash drive in my laptop, it makes a sound of plugging a device in but flash drive is not appearing in my computer. Few days ago same flash drive was working as i had moved some data from the drive to my laptop. Today its not working, to make sure, i plugged in...
  7. HarryGRGamer

    [SOLVED] Is there a difference between cheap and expensive PCIe USB 3.0 extension cards

    PC Specs I7-3770 (non k) GTX 970 8GB DDR3 1600mhz ASUS P861 LX3 PLUS R2.0 Hello there! I've been thinking recently about buying an Oculus CV1 through eBay (Oculus sadly doesn't ship to Greece) because I think it will be a reasonably good first experience. I've searched a lot of forums already...
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    Question How do I get additional power from my motherboard?

    Hi, I have an MBX-224 machine. I am trying to connect a 2-port usb 3.0 expresscard into the provided expresscard slot. The only problem is that it requires external power to function. A USB power cable was provided but it appears to be insufficient when connected to my laptop. The two usb 3.0...
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    Question USB 3.0 Splitter

    I’m hoping someone can give me some info on these guys: I just built a PC using an Asus ROG Maximus XI Hero motherboard. It only has one USB 3 internal header but my case is a Cooler Master H500M which has...
  10. Dollas4Eva_SR

    [SOLVED] Question about USB A male to USB C female adapter

    I have been shopping around for USB A male to USB C female adapters (something like this ). I have an older laptop with USB A ports, but no USB C ports...
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    [SOLVED] Are USB 3.0 256GB reliable mostly for backup purposes

    I tried a PNY USB 3.0 turbo 256GB. I had lots of problems trying to backup large files and large amounts of storage. It would go real slow and seemed to be going nowhere. I formated it in NTFS, it came as ExFat. I read reviews on it and it was all bad so I returned it. Now I'm looking at a...
  12. M

    [SOLVED] Will a Z270H and an i5-6600k work with Windows 7 w/o USB issues?

    As stated in the title, will an ASUS Strixz Z270H motherboard work with Windows 7 (with an i5-6600k CPU) without any USB issues (and if so, is it mere USB 3.0 driver issues)? Don't bother telling me to upgrade, etc etc, atm Windows 7 is the only OS in question.
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    [SOLVED] Does continuuous power from a usb port damage flash drives?

    My front USB 3.0 ports permanently supply power to devices, even when the PC is shut off. I suppose this is a feature to charge phones, etc. I have flash drives in them almost all the time, and they still get quite hot if I plug them out when my PC has been shut down for a long time. Is this...
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    [SOLVED] Powered USB hub with ethernet extender?

    Hi, I am trying to find a dc-powered USB 3.0 hub with a built-in adapter to ethernet. I am trying to run a bunch of USB peripherals to a pc about 50ft away, and I thought this could be a viable option. If anybody has any product suggestions I would love to hear it.
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    [SOLVED] Can I connect a thunderbolt 3 dock to a ThinkPad T460s?

    I have two laptops, a ThinkPad T490 and a T460s. The T490 has a thunderbolt 3 port, but the T460s only has USB 3.0. I was wondering if it's possible to connect a thunderbolt 3 hub to the T460s through a thunderbolt 3 female to usb 3.0 male adapter. Will it connect all peripherals to the t460s...
  16. M

    Question fixed

    So, I updated my GIGABYTE motherboard BIOS for compatibility for a PCI-E USB 3.0 that I had just put into the motherboard (that the motherboard was not detecting...?) so that I could use my Oculus Rift S (I had Etron USB 3.0 before, which is not supported by the Rift S) Anyways, every time I...
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    [SOLVED] Why do some PCIe USB 3.0 header cards require a power supply connection?

    I'm currently searching for a PCIe card that will add an extra USB 3.0 header to my motherboard, since it only has one header, and my case has two cables coming off of the front panel. I've been looking, and it seems like some cards have a SATA/molex power port on them, and some don't. What is...
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    Question USB 3.0 PCIe card burned my VR Headset cable twice

    Specs: i7 2600k (OC ~4,3 GHz) ASUS P8P67 (REV 3.1) (ASMedia USB 3.0 drivers aren't compatible with Mixed Reality) 16GB DDR3 (1600MHz) GTX 980TI A SSD and 3 other HDDs The Headset: HP VR1000-100nn The USB 3.0 PCIe Card with VIA Chipset and external Molex Power (only german amazon link...
  19. jayadratha

    Question Weird external HDD casing issue

    I have two external HDD casing of two other brands, one of eira & another of ORICO. Both of them works in my Dell Inspiron laptop, both in USB 3.0 & USB 2.0. No issue at all. But in my HP R007TX laptop the eira case doesn't work in USB 3.0. The HDD gets connected and disconnected continuously...
  20. M

    Question External USB 3.0 HDD disconnects and reconnects while files are being transferred or read from the HDD.

    Hi there! I'm having an issue with my external HDD. As the title says it keeps disconnecting and reconnecting when the hdd is in use. I use it mostly for watching movies and tv shows, but I also have some games installed on it. Doesn't matter what activity I use it for the issue will happen...