usb-c

Forum discussion tagged with usb-c.
  1. ethan206

    [SOLVED] USB-C bandwidth & limitations ?

    I was looking into USB-C docks and was getting confused on their limitations (or more so my laptop's limitations). This Anker USB-C one...
  2. Twin-Frozr-1212mV

    Question Asrock B550 Steel Legend: Rear type-c port not working properly

    Hello there, i am wondering why the rear usb c port of my asrock b550 steel legend fails to recognise the majority of my devices (Android phones, audio interfaces, usbc to 3.5mm audio) My Apple devices seem to charge, but i get no data connection. I checked different type-c to type-c cables but...
  3. H

    [SOLVED] Z690 Mainboard with USB-C Alt Mode

    Hi I am not a gamer and do not urgently need a high-end graphics card. The on-board graphics card is basically enough for me. I only need DP port and USB-C port for the monitors. Most Z690 motherboards like ASUS Prime Z690-P or ASUS ROG Strix Z690-F Gaming have one (or more) USB-C (USB 3.2 Gen...
  4. M

    Question USB-C splitter for power purposes

    Hi all, I have a question. In my brain it should work, but idk if the cables would handle it. We have 2 phones with an inconvenient place for power outlet, that's why we use laptop chargers. We both have 65W charging phones. My idea is a 130W Dell usb-c laptop charger with a splitter on the end...
  5. gaaah

    Question USB? how to turn one USB-C into two USB-C ?

    Hi, I'm thinking of getting the Gigabyte GA-Z690-UDAX, and I want TWO front panel USB-C ports. The manual says the internal USB E connector supports only ONE USB C port. However, I found this product on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Cablecc-Front-Header-Motherboard-Floppy/dp/B07W4HQMGJ...
  6. ethan206

    [SOLVED] Is Audio over a 3.5mm jack "better" than over USB-C?

    I recently picked up the Logitech G333 earbuds and they came with a USB-C to 3.5mm adapter in the box. I noticed that if I plug in the headphones directly into my laptop with a 3.5mm jack, Windows doesn't recognize the earbuds (like the audio works, but the control buttons on the earbuds don't...
  7. R

    Question Lenovo Laptop: USB-C port not working properly?

    Hi all, I've been trying to trouble shoot a non-working usb-c port on my laptop. Below are steps I've gone through and still couldn't get it to work. Please let me know if I missed anything that could have fixed this problem. I've done some reading and know there are a couple of Lenovo laptop...
  8. K

    Question How does the USB-C port on my laptop work and what are it's functions?

    I've noticed the USB-C port on my laptop (Lenovo Ideapad 320-14IKB i5-7200U) for a while and only did a quick bit of research about what it can do. Some sites say it can function for high data transfers, fast charging, laptop charging or all of the above. I bought a little USB-C to USB-A adapter...
  9. [SOLVED] Are NVMe SSD speeds a myth

    We're trying to achieve this: An external 4TB USB SSD that can sustain >870 MB/s sequential write of 2.5TB, in real-world copy of multi-GB files in Windows10, on Threadripper PCs. Spit in any direction, and you'll find an NVMe SSD that does >2000MB/s. And we easily get 900-1050MB/s in...
  10. C

    [SOLVED] HDMI to VGA adapter works with HDMI output, but not with USB-C adapter HDMI output

    So, I have a newer laptop with a USB-C port that I have an adapter for HDMI and USB ports. This adapter works on TVs and other monitors, but not this older one. The monitor doesn’t work when I have the HDMI to VGA adapter plugged into the USB-C to HDMI adapter (says “Input not Supported”). The...
  11. D

    Question USB-C to HDMI converter without Integrated graphics on desktop PC

    Greetings! This is kind of a specific scenario and since at the time i can't afford to buy the adaptor to just try and risk having it not work i might as well ask and see if someone knows so thank you in advance for reading: I have a motherboard with a usb 3.1 type c connector (asus prime...
  12. TyggerBob

    Question GA502DU-PB73 Asus Zephyrus

    So.. I have an Asus Zephyrus GA502DU-PB73 which apparently has USB 3.1 on it's USB C port. I am attempting to connect a third monitor using a USB-C to DVI adapter (a Samsung SME2020, which works fine using DVI from another machine) The laptop has a AMD Ryzen 7 3750H with Radeon Vega Mobile Gfx...
  13. M

    [SOLVED] Usb devices disconnect for a split second

    Hi guys, pc USB ports seem to disconnect at random while gaming or doing other task but only for a split second before reconnecting. Affects usb 2.0, 3.0 and usb type c ports. I’ve attempted to install the most updated drivers for the motherboard but the issue persist. Any help or insight would...
  14. A

    [SOLVED] Recommendation on USB Hub for USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10gbps) Type-A port ?

    Hey everyone, I'm looking to buy a usb-hub for my computer and I thought it will be best to split the fastest port on my motherboard. This port is a USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A port. I've searched so much but I cannot find a usb hub for gen 2 that has a USB Type-A port. Plenty to find with a Type-C...
  15. R

    [SOLVED] USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 video through QGeem Hub on 2 laptops

    I have two laptops. My work laptop is a Lenovo Thinkpad with a USB-C port. It's so small I can barely type on it. My other laptop is an HP Omen 17 gaming laptop with a Thunderbolt 3/USB-C port. I have a 27" HDMI monitor provided by my employer, and on my own time I like to use it with my gaming...
  16. K

    Orangeck USB charger says it has overcurrent protection but is still overheating/melting

    Hi Since I fried one of my laptops USB-c ports I'm trying to be more careful when buying new chargers and new usb-c cables. I only use the "usb-if certified" cables and I try to buy chargers from known brands. Unfortunately the USB charger I like the most (because it has a built in display) is...
  17. B

    [SOLVED] ASUS TUF X570-Plus USB-C port charging, but no data transfer

    I was just testing out the USB-C port on my X570-Plus WiFi and when connected to my phone, there is no option for data storage and my phone does not show up as a media device like it usually does. This issue leads me to believe that the port is only delivering power, but not allowing for data...
  18. [SOLVED] Adding USB3.1 Functionality to my motherboard?

    Hello, I have a question about adding USB3.1 & USB-C Functionality to my Gigabyte GA-A320M-S2H motherboard. I know this is possible using something like this PCIE USB3.1 Connecting Slot Component, which I actually own. The problem I'm encountering is that I only have 1x PCIE slot that's the...
  19. D

    Question my external drive reads usb-c to usb-a but not usb-c to usb-c

    my external drive is a nvme ssd in a usb-c enclosure. it reads fine with usb-c (drive side) to asb-a (computer side) but not usb-c double ends in my laptop. ive picked up several different usbc both ends type cable to try to solve and it just wont read. what am i missing?
  20. unreal13571

    Question MacBook Pro cable for 1440p and 144hz

    Hi, I have recently bought a new monitor at 1440p and 144hz. I am currently using a HDMI to usb-c cable to connect to my MacBook Pro 2019 and have the refresh rate set to 144hz but it doesn't seem to be running very smooth... there seems to be a little bit of screen lag going on, definitely...
  21. C

    [SOLVED] Can I convert USB-C to Thunderbolt 2?

    Hello, First time posting in a forum but i'm pretty desperate. I'm using an outdated mid-2011 iMac 27". For music composition I need an external SSD to store my software instruments, allowing for quick writing into my DAW (Digital Audio Workstation). I've purchased the Seagate 1TB SSD from...
  22. R

    [SOLVED] Open games in second monitor through eGPU

    I'm running my Matebook X Pro to my Dell U2719DC with a USB-C and have my peripherals plugged into the monitor. I also have a Razer Core X eGPU that feeds the same monitor with HDMI. When I have both the USB-C and eGPU with T3 connected to the laptop simultaneously I'm having trouble opening...
  23. daka94

    Question USB-C ports not working Asus Zenbook ux490ua

    Hi guys, I have problem with my usb-c ports which I'm trying to fix in last 3,4 days, but unsuccessfully, so if anyone can help, I would be really thankful. I have Asus Zenbook Deluxe UX490UA which have 3 usb-c ports. One port is on laptop left side and other 2 are on right side. Port on the...
  24. B

    Question Can anyone recommend a USB-C cable with a particularly secure connector?

    The USB-C ports on my MacBook are very loose, much looser than other devices when using the same cable. That said, there's one USB-C cable in particular (namely, the one supplied with a SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD 1 TB) that is rock solid, even when plugged into my MacBook's ports. I saw the...
  25. S

    Question USB-C port not working: ASUS Prime Z370-A

    Hi guys, I'm new here so I hope this is the right place to ask this. I have recently purchased a Crucial X8 external SSD which features USB 3.1 gen 2 (type c). I tried to connect it to the USB-C port on my mobo (which is also 3.1 gen 2 according to ASUS) using a Thunderbolt 3 cable. But it...
  26. T

    USB-C headphones with a 3.55 jack

    So I've got these brand new Mi ANC Type C earbuds(Someone got them free with their phone and didn't need them so they gave it to me) and the problem is, my phone is a micro usb. My phone also has a 3.55mm jack and with all my searching around the net about usb-c(female) to 3.55(male) had no...
  27. baileyboy125

    [SOLVED] VGA no signal when plugging in USB-C

    Hi, I used a Dell Latitude 5490 for my work (provided by my organisation) which has a USB-C displayport, HDMI and VGA. I've been using 2 monitors connected to the USB-C and HDMI, but have been wanting to use a third display. I'm currently having issues doing this as when I have the USB-C...
  28. Rodion15

    Question Can I transfer data between two Windows computers with a USB-C cable? Is it fast?

    I wonder if I could migrate data between two Windows computers with a USB-C cable (but not one of those unusual cables with a knot in the middle, just a normal USB-C cable) and with Windows default software (not any third party software). Would that be faster than using a crossover Ethernet...
  29. S

    [SOLVED] How many devices can i have plugged into a usb- hub at a time?

    I've seen USB-c hubs that have 10-15 ports. If I bought one and I had 2 HDMI, 3 usb, and ethernet all connected at the same time, would I suffer any performance loss? How many devices can I have so that they all fully work?
  30. D

    Question USB-C hub question

    I recently bought an asus vivobook s15, which has a usb-c port, and a dell usb-c monitor. I wanted to connect them via a cable but I found out my laptop doesn't support the usb-c alternate mode so I can't carry video, data and power. Now, if I buy a usb-c hub will that work? or does it also...
  31. M

    Question Looking for a case with at least 3, 3.5" around $100

    I am looking for a case that has at least 3, 3.5" drive bays (prefer 4+) usb-c, good thermals, relatively quiet, mid to full tower and is around $100. I can go up a bit, but definitely less then $150. This will be for a Ryzen 3600 on a X570 with a Nvidia 1660 non TI. RGB not a big deal, can...
  32. Mason1204

    Question Samsung Note 9 Mirroring To Monitor Issues.

    So I bought a USB-C to VGA adpater so I could mirror my screen to my monitor. When I hook it all up, the phone screen displays on my monitor, but the screen has a purple tint to it. I know it's not the monitor fault because I use it with my PC just fine. I've also tried a second VGA cable, no...
  33. Daisaku

    Question Looking for a 144hz monitor that also supports thunderbolt 3

    I'm currently looking for a new monitor for my setup. My current monitor is a 1440p 60hz widescreen that I mainly use for work and light gaming and would like to change it up a bit with a 144hz monitor. I also have a 2017 macbook that I occasionally plug it in to the monitor so USB-C would be...
  34. J

    Question Can a Micro-USB adapter charge headphones with a USB-C cable?

    Hey! I'm having a hard time getting my headphones charged as well as everything else at my home that got a micro-USB port. I am trying to get 1 wall charger (In my case the one that came with my Google Pixel 2 XL that has a USB-C port) to work with every thing at my home. I charge my phone...
  35. jbrighton

    [SOLVED] Can I achieve a 60Hz refresh rate with this PC?

    I got a new PC today (https://www.currys.co.uk/gbuk/computing/desktop-pcs/desktop-pcs/acer-xc-885-intel-core-i5-desktop-pc-1-tb-hdd-black-10180953-pdt.html), and I realised that it's too small for my GTX 1050 Ti. However, I found out that the built-in Intel UHD chip supports 4K resolution. The...
  36. M

    Question Basic USB-C to Thunderbolt 3 Question

    Can I connect a Thunderbolt 3 HUB to a MacBook 12" (non-Thunderbolt 3) USB-C port and still have all HUB ports usable (ignoring drop in transfer speed)? HUB in question: OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock https://www.owcdigital.com/products/thunderbolt-3-dock-14-port I know OWC sells USB-C HUB model, but...
  37. S

    Question Monitor over USB "Data-only-Port"

    Hello, I got myself a ASUS Zenbook Pro 14. When I bought it, I thought it would support HDMI Alternate Mode over USB-C, but it doesn't (no Thunderbold 3 either). Nevertheless it fits the USB-C Gen 2 standard. What I want to do is, to connect a Monitor, Ethernet and some USB Devices (keyboard...
  38. orion_o

    [SOLVED] First time updating bios (b450 aorus elite)..

    Hello.. first post here. :) So i've recently bought a new mobo, B450 aorus elite and im having some usb issues that i'd like to resolve. Issue #1) Whenever im trying to run a win7 os on it, any USB peripherals (mouse/keyboard) wont work. They stop working right when the windows logo appears. So...