USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed) is a USB specification that can transmit data at up to 5 Gbit/s.

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How do I find SATA -> USB 3.0 converters that could handle 500MB/s SSD? [on hold]

I recently bought a cheap SATA to USB converter and found that while it says it supports USB 3.0, it doesn't let you use all of the connected hard drive's power. Are there any converters that could ...
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Does “USB xHCI Compliant Host Controller” mean my computer is USB3 compatible?

Using a tool to display my computers hardware properties, I can see that my computer has a "USB xHCI Compliant Host Controller". Does this automatically mean, it is USB 3.0? Or could this also apply ...
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USB 3.0 port as 20v power supply [closed]

I'm looking for a way to get the stated 20V 5A out of an USB 3.0 port to power an amplifier. Found power supplies but no easy USB 3.0 cable to DC power jack/connector (20V). Does it exist either or ...
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Maximizing speed of USB 2.0 clients on USB 3.0 hub

I need to connect 2 USB 2.0 cameras and one USB 3.0 SSD to a single USB 3.0 hub. I would like both of the cameras to run at 480 Mbps and the SSD to use the rest of the bandwidth. Is this possible? I ...
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Fujitsu NH532 USB 3.0 devices working at 2.0 speeds

I have a Fujitsu NH532 with 3 USB 3.0 ports running Windows 8.1. My problem is that none of the blue USB 3.0 ports is operating at 3.0 speed. Whichever USB 3.0 device I plug in, the Devices and ...
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Can't install Kali on a USB 3.0 SSD

I bought a USB 3.0 SSD to install Kali on it for a high performance external boot setup. Unfortunately, I can't select my USB SSD in the installation process. I tried it on my laptop, but also via a ...
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Why does Device Manager show “Intel(R) USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller - 0100 (Microsoft)” when I have only USB 2.0 ports?

My laptop's model number is an ASUS X205TA-SATM0404G. It has 2 USB 2.0 ports, which I have verified by looking up the specs online and also via the software and techniques mentioned here: How to ...
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Manually force a USB port to use USB 3.0 specification

I have a USB 3.0 external HDD which I need to connect to my laptop having USB 3.0 ports. But the problem is that out of 10 times it will detect only 1 time as USB 3.0 which is very annoying. I am ...
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What is the USB 3.0 Type-B SuperSpeed socket on my display for?

I just bought a new LG 34UC98-W screen which comes with a USB 3.0 Type-B SuperSpeed socket on the back along with two Type-A sockets. The type A sockets are for connecting USB devices to a computer ...
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How to avoid interference between USB3 and WiFi

This is somewhat a follow up question to my previous question that turned out to be related to this issue. It seems that for some devices (e.g., the Microsoft Surface Pro 4), connecting a USB3 device ...
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IO blocking on USB 3 installed OS?

I'm working with an HP Stream 13 that has a set storage size of 32GB. I purchased a fast 128GB Samsung USB 3 low profile drive to eliminate the storage issue. Upon installing various Linux distros ...
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Bluescreen after sleep caused by asmthub3

Regularly my PC crashes (BSOD) after waking up from sleep. My PC: Windows 10 Pro 64bit, ASUS Z170-A, i5-6600, 8GB RAM DDR4 The shown error event is: DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE The computer has ...
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How can I connect samsung galaxy S6 to virtual machine Windows Server 2012

I connected samsung S6 to virtual machine Windows Server 2012 windows 8 but I received the message: USB device not recognized. I have installed the driver to the machine. I can connect Samsung S4 ...
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How can I connect USB 3 case jacks without a USB 3 motherboard header?

I just bought a new case, which has two USB 3.0 jacks on the front. The supplied internal cable for those jacks looks like this: Unfortunately, my motherboard doesn't have a USB 3.0 header that I ...
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How to connect firewire audio device to a Micro-ATX board

PC Spec: Motherboard Model - ASRock H81M-HDS 2 x SATA3 2 x SATA2 4 x USB 3.0 (2 Front, 2 Rear) 8 x USB 2.0 I have a new PC with a micro-ATX motherboard which is naturally quite small. Problem ...
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WD My passport ultra is not detected when USB 3.0 enabled in BIOS

I got new Thinkpad T450 which has 3x USB 3.0 ports. BIOS is having three modes for USB config namely Auto (default), USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Working Usecases WD drive is detected in USB 2.0 BIOS mode ...
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Kinect USB 2.0 cable not working with USB 3.0 port (MBP 2015)

Scenario: Kinect Adapter w Kinect attached 2015 MBP w USB 3.0 All cables and devices work on the following: Raspberry Pi 2B HP Laptop 2015 MBP when connected to USB 2 hub I have one knock-off ...
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USB3 to SATA adapter performance?

Does anyone know how well one of these adapters performs? I want to connect a SATA SSD through a USB3 port but I'm afraid that an adapter will reduce the performance significantly... Also is there a ...
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HP Prodesk 600 G2 SFF USB ports not reacting to device insertion

I'm reimaging an HP ProDesk 600 G2 SFF for work, and everything works except the USB 3 ports on the back, and all of the front-facing USB ports. The only ports that consistently work are the USB 2.0 ...
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5400rpm HDD speeds in a USB 3.0 connectivity enclosure

I plan to replace my laptop's 5400rpm HDD with an SSD in the near future. I then want to make the old HDD an external HDD. I want to get it to work with USB 3.0. Will I get better speeds from my ...
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RTL8153 driver for MacOSX

I just bought a USB Hub that has 1 Ethernet port, 2 USBs, and SD card support. Currently the Ethernet is not working although I see a green light on the port when I plug the Ethernet cable. The ...
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Faulty external USB3 enclosure (or is it the cable?)

I have an Orico Toolfree external USB3 2.5" enclosure. Basically toolfree means there are no screws, you just slide the cover open. It is quite convenient. And fairly new. However, once every day ...
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External Graphics card on a dual USB 3.0 Laptop

I have a question about adding a external graphics card to my laptop. It runs most games great on low settings but I would like to bump it up a bit. I have heard that USB-3.1 has display port and ...
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USB 3 hub can also host USB 2 devices

I understand that when I use a USB 2.0 devices on USB 3.0 ports, that I'm really just using a USB 2.0 bus along side the USB 3.0 bus. What I really need is a true USB 3.0 device that can act as a USB ...
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USB3.0 PCIe Card not being recognized

I bought this card Orico PCIe Card that has many USB3 ports. You can find it in Amazon.ca (5 external + 1 20-pin) (I can't post the url here because I don't have enough reputation) My mobo is a ...
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How do I get my usb devices working in Windows 7 on Asus H110M-K D3

I installed Windows 7 from an image using Clonezilla. I added drivers, including Intel USB3 Windows 7 driver downloaded from the support page for this motherboard, by copying the files to the C ...
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USB 3.0 port transfer speed on HP Laptop not exceeding 40 MBPS

I tested the internal HDD with CrystalDiskMark and was able to get 109 MBPS both on sequential read and write tests. Then, when I tested my 1 TB WD My Passport USB 3.0 External HDD with ...
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Can I boot Debian live USB from PCI Express controller?

Since my motherboard(Gigabyte EP43-DS3L) doesn't have USB 3.0 ports, I decided to buy a USB 3.0 controller connected via PCI-E(i-tec PCI Express card 4×USB 3.0). I installed it along with drivers ...
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Upgrading driver of a usb 3.0 ss to usb 3.1

This may seem odd but I was wondering if it was possible to upgrade the driver for a usb 3.0 SS controller to a usb 3.1. As far as I can tell there isn't much of a difference between the ports for ...
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When upgrading to USB C, can there be one USB cable to rule them all?

I carry a single USB-A to USB-micro cable to connect/charge all of my devices. USB-C and USB 3 is becoming the new standard, so I will need to carry multiple cables or a single cable and an adapter ...
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USB wireless headphones disappear from devices list

I recently bought a pair of wireless headphones (NOX KROM KUPRA). After plugging in the headphones, the headphones and microphone both appear under playback devices and recording devices, and both ...
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Get warning if USB 3.0 device plugged into USB 2.0 port?

Back in the days of Windows XP, when I plugged a USB 2.0 device into an non-USB 2.0 port I used to get a warning like: This device can perform faster if you connect it to a usb 2.0 port Now, I ...
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External monitors not detected through docking station after Windows 10 update

I have a Dell Inspiron 7520 and a Dell D3000 docking station connected through the USB 3.0 port. Before updating to Windows 10 (I was using Windows 7), everything worked fine. Two monitors were ...
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Do USB power supplies send signals indicating energy level being delivered?

Do USB power supplies send signals to tell the connected device (tablet/phone/camera) how much power is being supplied? Or, is measuring it the only way for the device to know how much energy is ...
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USB 3 Flash doesn't work with USB3 port anymore

It was working for first day but suddenly it stopped working with usb3 port and now it only works with usb2 port! I've even formated it and tested on two different laptops but it still doesn't work ...
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Unable to activate USB 3.0 on HP ProBook 4530s Windows 7 Ultimate

Whenever I attach my USB 3.0 Flash Drive, it shows a message stating that my device can perform better if I connect it to Super Speed USB 3.0 port. I have installed the proper drivers (see the ...
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Getting “The semaphore timeout period has expired” error on front USB 3 ports

I've recently assembled a new PC on my own! ( This is not the first time ) The config is as below. Processor : Intel i5 6500 Motherboard : ASUS Z170 Pro Gaming RAM : 16GB DDR4 All my ...
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How many ports can a 20 pin usb3 header support?

If I have a 20/19 pin header on a motherboard or pci-e expansion card, how many actual usb ports does this support? I've seen most recommend 2 ports per header. However, a product like this would ...
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Does Thunderbolt 3 require a special cable?

There are laptops that ship with Thunderbolt 3 which uses a USB-C connection. Is a special cable required for Thunderbolt 3 or will any USB-C cable work?
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Windows 10 USB Drive Not Sleep Stays On, i.e the Red Data Light and Stays Spooled Up

I have a Masscool brand USB drive, affectionately called the 8-track, that I swap 4TB HDDs periodically for overnight daily backups. Power options are set to power off HDDs after 10 minutes. The task ...
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new hard drive makes noise and hangs for a while

I have a new Seagate "backup plus fast 4tb". The problem is : once in a while (like once an hour), I hear a little noise, and the disk stops working for some time (like 2 minutes) then starts to work ...
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Virtualbox/VMWare on USB3 SSD?

I'm investigating whether we (at work) should move our virtual windows machines from our local harddrives to one external USB3 SSD. Background: The "problem" many of us have Macbooks and PCs with ...
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Plugging my hard drives into a USB hub

This may sound like a silly question, but I'm currently running Linux and have 4 USB drives plugged into the back of my computer. I was thinking of just getting one USB 3.0 hub and plugging all my ...
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Windows 10 Slow USB 3.0 Disk Transfer (~30.0 MB/s)

-Question- What is causing Windows 10 to write data to a USB 3.0 drive at only ~30.0 MB/s? -Details- When copying files from an internal desktop SATA3 disk to an external USB 3.0 drive, the write ...
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Possible to get firewire on a new laptop that only has usb3 and thunderbolt?

I was wondering if it's possible to somehow get Firewire on my Asus rog g751jy? It's fairly new and really powerful computer, but doesn't have a built-in firewire port. It does however have USB3.0 ...
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USB drive is not found in devices and in disk utility [duplicate]

I have a transcend USB drive. I copied data and unmounted USB. But after removing it, it was not found again in my Mac as well as in windows. In windows, it shows "No Media". Any idea how to repair ...
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USB 3.0 randomly disconnecting and reconnecting, not power config

So I have a Surface Pro 3 running Windows 10, and an external USB 3 HDD. If I plug in the HDD, a process will begin. First the drive will appear with the drive letter only, and be unreadable, but in ...
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Why are some of my USB 3.0 connectors green and not the usual blue color?

I just got a new computer from a local shop in town. On the back it has two 2.0 Black connectors. Two 3.0 Blue connectors, and two 3.0 Green connectors? Does anyone know why 2 of them are green? Or ...
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What is a USB Type-C “Charge Cable”

When looking to purchase a USB Type-C cable, I'm noticing a bunch of differences that I don't understand. Some USB Type-C cables purport to be a "Charge Cable." Some of those cables also claim to only ...
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USB3 not working after Upgrade to Windows 10 from Windows 7

I have Asus Zenbook Model UX31E-DH53. I upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 and USB3 stopped working. Any suggestions?