Forum discussion tagged with USB3.
  1. C

    Question My PC case's USB3 lead connector is stuck in the motherboard socket.

    Hi all, I was doing some cable management on my PC today and I broke the USB 3 connecting cable that feeds the case's front panel USB3 ports. The lead plastic bit (of the cable) is firmly still stuck in the motherboard socket, while the rest of the cable is separated and the gold pins are...
  2. Question Have I been duped? USB 3 hub really isn't...

    I bought this item off eBay for not a lot a while back for a specific need. Just dug it out again and I think I was duped. Advertised as USB 3 but I don't think it is ;-) It never really worked when I plugged USB 3 devices in, although USB 2 worked okay...
  3. T

    Question Which kind of devices (besides storage) need USB 3?

    Of course any storage devices can benefit from the huge speed increase with USB 3 but what about other devices? Webcams? High performance mice? DAC's? What benefits from USB 3?
  4. HnyBear

    [SOLVED] USB 3.0 Header to a USB 2.0 Header/Splitter

    Why can I not find this anywhere? I have an extra USB 3.0 header on my MB and I'd like to find a adapter to plug into it and get at least 2 USB 2.0 headers out of it. I can only find one place that has one and I don't know if I trust it...
  5. M

    Question Active USB 3.0 cable not working

    Hello together, I recently bought an active USB 3.0 extension cable to power my Oculus Rift Sensors. (Link) Now that I tested the cable I found out it wont work. I plugged it into an external power supply but oculus and other software tells me that the device is operating at USB 2.0 speeds...
  6. c0dine

    [SOLVED] HELP.. Can you make a Thunderbolt port ??

    I have a Mid 2010 Macbook Pro and I dont have Thunderbolt or a USB 3 port. My question is I know I can take out the optical CD rom drive and convert to a 2nd HD. But can I go from the SATA and make a thunderbolt or usb3 port i know it would have enough power. But is it possible??
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    Question How to connect PCI soundcard to HP Elitebook

    Hello, My old Dell T3400 is starting to grind to a halt. Unfortunately it is the PC I use for home recording and was wondering if I might be able to use the sound card externally on my HP laptop? It doesn't have to be a fancy casing, it's more the adapter that I am looking to find. When I...
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    Question Is this a motherboard problem?

    Folks (bear with me) in my music studio I have Gigabyte GA-H55M USB-3 Mobo with i5 4-core CPU and 8GB ram, that's all admittedly getting a little long in the tooth, hosting Win 7/64. For recording purposes I have three HDD, one for system, one for recording audio files (F Drive), and one for...
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    [SOLVED] Do you know any DIY NAS building guide for video editing?

    Hi. I have been looking everywhere for a good DIY NAS build guide that is suitable for 4K video editing but I am not finding any good one. Can anyone point me to any good tutorial that might help?
  10. christophergeo

    Question Front panel USB drops connection

    Hello! Whenever i connect a hard drive or a USB Flash drive to one of the front panel's USB ports the drives constantly disconnect ( they disappear completely from my computer ). The system was built a year ago and it has the problem since then.Any ideas what may be causing this frustrating...
  11. M

    Question KVM Switch with 6 USB's?

    - I'm looking for a KVM Switch that allows me to operate both my Macbook and my Desktop computer (Not Simultaneously) with the same peripherals and the same monitor. - I intend to plug the monitor into the desktop directly using HDMI to DVI, and HDMI to HDMI into the KVM for the MacBook. - The...
  12. C

    Question CS:GO FPS issue

    For some reason i seem to have quite some FPS issues I feel like i should have at least stable 300 FPS but that's not the case. My average fps is around 160-300, it keeps changing. PC specs on benchmark: UserBenchmarks: Game 54%, Desk 74%, Work 55% CPU: Intel Core i7-6700 - 77% GPU: Nvidia GTX...
  13. perdboy

    Question Which gpu should I buy?

    So one of my friends is upgrading his pc and wants a gtx 1070. I offered my msi gtx 1070 for $250 and am planning on buying a new pc for around $350 or $400. My first option was the rtx 2070 and I was also thinking about getting a gtx 1080. I am willing to obviously buy it used and get it at...
  14. J

    [SOLVED] Is Skill Flare F43200C16D-16GFX Ram Compatable with Rog Crosshair Extreme VI Motherboard

    Is the above Ram suitable for use on Rog Crosshair Extreme VI Motherboard with Ryzen 5 2600 CPU if not Please suggest a replacement Ram suitable for Video Editing
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    Question GPU is not always detected

    Hi guys, I just repasted my MSI GS65 Stealth Thin, and when I powered it on I heard click sound (maybe tiny explosion) and a little bit of smoke came out from the place where heatpipes are located. Since the motherboard is upside down I could not properly see where the smoke is coming from. I...
  16. Salternative

    Question Gpu lights on, but fans don't spin and can't find GPU with Speccy

    I am trying to determine what is wrong with my GPU which is an 3 year old MSI R9 380 that just went out of warranty. Currently the lights on the GPU are on, but the fans aren't spinning and it can't be detected by Speccy or Device Manager. I have tried re-seating it and the ram, re-installing...
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    Question Low FPS with GTX 1070 FE?

    I am getting a average FPS of 88-89 on the Unigine valley benchmark ( Extreme HD preset), I have seen others with the same card get around 95-100 FPS. Any clue why my FPS are so low?' My specs: GTX 1070 FE Ryzen 5 2600 OC @ 3.60 GHz 18 GB of DDR4 @ 3066 MHz Samsung 860 Evo SSD 500 GB b350...
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    Question Largest capacity drive for a WD MyBook WD3200C032-002 enclosure?

    Does anyone have some idea of the largest capacity drive an old Western Digital MyBook WD3200C032-002 enclosure can take? I got one for free with a very dead (motor doesn't spin) 320 gig WD drive. I connected an old 160 gig SATA drive to it and that worked so the USB to SATA and power board are...
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    Question Ryzen 5 1600x or Ryzen 7 1700

    Hello what procesor is better for this pc? CPU: ? GPU: NVIDIA GTX 1070 G1 GAMING 8 GB Motherboard: ASUS B350-F ROG STRIX PSU: 500w EVGA Just i nedd only 500W or more? RAM: 16 GB DDR4 2x8 2666 mhz SSD: 240 GB CRUCIAL BX500 CPU COOLER: stock cooler or be quiet Pure Rock BK009 CASE: Cooler Master...
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    Question My fan stops spinning when msi afteburner is closed, Help!

    I have rx580 8gb sapphire special edition and my fan sometimes stops spinning when msi afterburner is closed note that i made a custom fan curve but when i close msi afterburner it should spin on the default mode, shouldn't it? even when i open it again it still doesn't spin until i set the fan...