I am considering purchasing a monitor which features USB 3.0 super-Speed Hub (with 1 x USB upstream port / 2 x USB3.0 and 2 x USB 2.0 downstream ports).

What does this mean?


USB is asymmetric. From the hub's point of view, "upstream" is the connection to the PC (the USB host), while "downstream" refers to connections to the devices.

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