USB 3.0

Forum discussion tagged with USB 3.0.
  1. S

    Question Slow write speed with front USB 3.0 port

    I just got an MSI B550 Tomahawk MOBO, but the front USB 3.0 ports are really slow. I have a 7200RPM HDD, but when I try to copy movies to my USB stick the writing speed is only 5-7 Mb/s. I checked whether I connected it to the right place, but I did. Is there an option in BIOS I could check?
  2. E

    Question External SSD Occasionally disables internet

    I have an external SSD, it has a USB 3.0 connection, I have heard that this can interfere with Wi-Fi, the problem is that it only occasionally does this. Sometimes my Wi-Fi runs perfectly fine and other times it shows all the symptoms mentioned with a USB 3.0 connection. Is there any way to fix...
  3. ousia

    Question Peripherals not working during startup ?

    (check linked video): Ive returned home (gone 3 days) to none of peripherals working during the windows log-in screen. During start-up, mouse & keyboard display some sort of power, such as an LED flicker. Leads me to believe it’s internal...
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    [SOLVED] mixing USB 2.0 and USB 3.0

    I have an old PC with a motherboard that does not have a 19-pin motherboard connector for USB 3.0. I added a card that has a single port on the back to supply USB 3.0 to the case. I bought a specialty cable with two type-A cables on one end and a 19-pin motherboard connector on the other. I have...
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    [SOLVED] USB 3.0 only working every other time turning on computer.

    My USB 3.0 ports don't always work. I have to turn the pc off and back on for them to work. Other non 3.0 USB ports work though. Any help would be great.
  6. C

    [SOLVED] USB 3.0 ports not working for some reason ?

    None of my usb 3.0 ports are working, they used to work some time ago but now they don't and only my usb 2.0 ports work. this is for my front and back usb ports on my pc. Specs is a prebuilt optiplex 9010 mt (the biggest version) windows 10 pro i7 3770 16gb ddr3 dell om9kcm motherboard. all...
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    [SOLVED] Wireless 4G USB modem recommendations?

    Does anyone have any recommendations on a good 4G modem (about $40-$50 maximum, U.S. sellers preferredthat can plugs into a USB 3.0 port on my desktop? I can't seem to find any that are made by any companies that I've actually heard of. They all look like generic USB modems that I don't have...
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    [SOLVED] Looking for Type-C USB Hub with 2-4ft cable

    Pretty simple just for a good USB 3.0 hub that: Connects to the computer via a 2-4ft Type-C connection at least 4 Type-A ports Every hub I seem to find either has less than 4 Type-A hubs, has a cable that’s less than 1ft, or over $100, so either I’m blind or not looking in the right places.
  9. LordGeiru

    [SOLVED] External Blu Ray Player Isn't Seen By Windows

    Hi everyone, I hope you can help me. I have an external blu ray drive connected via USB 3.0 on Windows 10. Everything worked fine, until one day Windows stopped seing the drive. When I go into device manager I get the following error message on the drive: "STATUS_DEVICE_POWER_FAILURE". I can...
  10. Lapalap

    [SOLVED] [HELP] Keyboard and Mouse disconnecting when working on After Effects 2021

    Hello, I recently got an entirely new system which is my work station for Graphic related work and it works perfectly except for one issue. Whenever I work After Effects the keyboard and Mouse keep getting disconnected and reconnected. This happens so frequently that it just becomes impossible...
  11. S

    [SOLVED] 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...
  12. 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...
  13. Doorsal

    [SOLVED] 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...
  14. Sans_Vans

    [SOLVED] 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...
  16. rubber1997

    [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...
  17. 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...
  20. 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...
  22. 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...
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    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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
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    [SOLVED] i7 4790k and z97a chipset last intel ixhc usb 3.0

    Hi all, I need to know if what this log says about the 4th generation Intel CPU is applied to the i7 4790k CPU. I ask because I have installed the drivers of my motherboard but date from long ago and these are from 2018 but I need to know if it would apply to the cpu. The log says: Production...
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    [SOLVED] Will Raspberry Pi 4 Allow for booting OS from USB 3.0 SSD drive?

    Will one be able to boot an OS with the new Raspberry Pi4 from the USB 3.0 port using a SSD External Drive? Is Micro SD card required to boot. Thanks in advance! I do have SSD on my older Pi3 B+, this is supposed to be able to boot from the USB 2.0, I have never been able to get it to boot...
  33. johnx125

    Question Smartphone only charges when connected to USB 3.0 port

    I have a Xiaomi Mi A1 smartphone and a desktop computer with a Gigabyte 970A-UD3P rev. 2.0 motherboard. The problem here is that when I connect my phone to my pc via USB 3.0 it won't transfer data it only charges. When I connect it to USB 2.0 it transfers data no problem and charges at the same...
  34. K

    [SOLVED] External HDD is not recognized

    So i reinstalled my Asus ROG - GL502VY and before the reinstall I had no problem with the HDD. But now, it is sometimes recognized by win10 but most of the time is not. However if it's connected through an unpowered usb2.0 hub, it has no problem, but this way it is slow( the ext.hdd is usb3.0)...
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    Question Usb not working on Gigabyte motherboard

    Hy everybody. I am about to sell my config, but I noticed a big issue with my USB ports. All my front panel USBs stopped working (i tried different motherboard and the front panel USBs are working just fine) On the back i lost 2 USB 3.0, but for some reason a Dell keyboard works fine with them...
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    Question External WD USB 3.0 4TB HDD formatted for Android use, shows now only 1,63TB.!

    I just bought an external 4 TB Western Digital Elements USB 3.0 Harddisk, with the purpose of using it for Back-up PC and Smartphone Data. So when i plugged it in with my Samsung Galaxy S7 a message popped up that I have to format it to use it with Android. I own a 2TB WD Elements HDD i...
  37. WWP

    [SOLVED] Is 3.0 USB port any good for 2.0 devices?

    Hello, I want to buy USB extension cable, and since 3.0 extension cable is double the price of 2.0 one, and I want this extension cable for my game-pad, keyboard or mouse. So, basically, is 3.0 port has any advantage over 2.0 port for 2.0 devices? Actually when I connect my redragon...
  38. Sahitya Sharma

    Question USB Port not recognizing specific devices

    So, I have been having this weird issue since last year. My laptop has three USB ports (two USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0), one USB 3.0 and the USB 2.0 works fine and recognizes any device i connect to them without any issues. But, the USB 3.0 port next to the USB 2.0 port (Which is soldered directly...
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    Question Front USB panel not working properly

    I'm having an issue with my front USB panel (2 3.0 and 2 2.0). I first noticed when I went to plug in an Xbox controller for a game I was playing, and it didn't pick up the connection. However, it did begin to charge. I then plugged in one of my USB storage drives to see if it would work...
  40. jacob68

    Question Weird pump RGB LED issue Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML360R

    Okay, not the end of the world, but this behavior suddenly started a few days ago and I cant figure it out. Specs and setup, trying to make it brief: Asus rog strix Z390 E-gaming mobo. Cooler Master MasterLiquid ML360R. Built a new system 3 weeks ago including the above. The led connectors from...