Questions tagged [usb-3]

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

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Connecting powered USB C hub to Surface pro 6

I have Surface Pro 6 with single USB A 3.0 port. Can I connect USB C hub using USB C to USB A adapter to it and supply power to hub? Hub has power pass through PD connection. Will it damage mainboard?
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Trying to better understand how motherboard USB 2.0 and USB 3.1 Gen1 ports max combined APS is calculated

So, I've searched dozens of similar questions on SuperUser and they all seem to focus on MAX power output on a USB PORT and do not mention anything about the total max a motherboard will be able to ...
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Ubuntu in external HDD not recognized as boot option when plugged in USB 3.0 port

I found this similar question yet unsolved. I've installed Kubuntu 20.04 on an external HDD, with Grub boot menu, configured for EFI (I'm not sure about this one). The exHDD is a USB3.0 HDD case/box. ...
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Does this exist: A physical usb switch (not hub) for selecting between different USB peripherals on the same computer

There are many devices which let me switch one or more peripherals between 2 or more computers. I'm looking for the opposite: a device where I can plug in say 4 x USB3.1 peripherals, and select which ...
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UASP not working on Yottamaster 4 Bay USB3.0 enclosure

My development server is running out of disk space so I've bought a Yottamaster 4-bay USB 3 enclosure. I've got 4 x 2TB SATA-3 3.5" drives that I want to use first but also squeeze as much ...
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Monitor USB device bandwidth usage

I bought a HDMI capture card that is plugged in with USB 3.0. (Elgato HD60S) I would like to know how much data is put through that USB connection. For example when transferring data to external hard ...
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Windows 10: USB drive works fine but not shown in the Safely Remove Hardware

I've Gigabyte H410 MH motherboard for Intel core i5 10400F. I've 3 USB 3.0 ports (one front & 2 back) and 6 USB 2.0 ports (2 front & 4 back).When I connect USB drive to USB 2.0 ports (both ...
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How to force a device to run in USB 2.0?

I have a problem with bluetooth dongle, that doesn't work properly in USB 3.0. The problem is, it is USB 3.0 device. Every device connected to it are bound to be disconnected at one point. Bluetooth ...
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Is it good to use external HDD with a USB 3.0 7-Port Hub (TP-Link UH700) which is powered by a power adapter?

I have a USB 3.0 7-Port Hub (TP-Link UH700). It has a power adapter to power the USB Hub. And also I have 2 external Hard Disk Drives. My question is, I am plugging my 2 HDDs to USB Hub. So is it safe ...
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HP Elitebook screen sharing with HP Pavilion 23 All-in-One PC

Is there any way to use a HP Pavilion 23 All-In-One PC as an extended screen with my HP Elitebook laptop. The challenge here is that the HP Pavilion PC does not have any HDMI, VGA or Display port. But ...
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Connecting USB 3.1 front panel to USB 3.2 motherboard connector

My computer case, "Corsair 4000D Airflow" has a front panel with: USB 3.1 Type-C port USB 3.0 Type-A port I am considering buying the motherboard Asus Prime x299 Edition 30. But since the ...
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Looking for a way to increase my USB current, would a powered USB hub do the trick?

All ports on my computer are only capable of 1A current and a USB hub I'm considering claims to be capable of 3A downstream in the C port. The hub comes with an optional power supply and the store ...
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Cannot find USB splitter (1 female -> 2 male) where both males handle DATA [closed]

I have 2 PCs side-by-side behind my desk. One is for work, the other for personal stuff. I have 1 inexpensive-but-perfect USB mic. It works great with both PCs BUT I can only use it in 1 pc at a time. ...
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Notebook gets Short Curcuit when connecting a USB Hub

its strange but my Notebook just completely shutdown (turns off) when I connect a USB Hub (i-tec USB3.0 HUB 4 PORT). The Notebook is an ASUS P550C (X550CA Modell) with only 1x USB3.0 and 1x USB2.0 (on ...
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Sata showing as ACASI SCSI drive

I have a western digital blue 500gb 2.5inch in an external USB 3 case. it's showing as an ACASI SCSI drive in win 10 disk management (all other drives are showing as sata). All is fine when using it ...
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USB 3 switch connectors-A or B?

I want to connect 4 USB peripheral devices to two computers using a USB Switch. One of the devices is a Cam Link 4K HDMI to USB 3.0 converter (i.e. I want the HDMI camera stream available (one at a ...
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Why is USB most commonly implemented only at 5Gbps or 10Gbps instead of 20Gbps?

I read on https://www.cnet.com/news/usb-4-will-support-8k-and-16k-displays-heres-how-itll-work/ (mirror): USB 2 reached a data-transfer speed of 480Mbps. USB 3 in principle can reach 20Gbps, though ...
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Does the JMicron USB to M.2 adapter cache vendor and product name?

I bought an external case for a M.2 SSD together with a M.2 SSD module. When connecting the assembly (case+SSD) the first time to Linux, the SSD product reported was different from the product ...
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Why can't I access a USB flash drive? And why does it slow down my computerr? [duplicate]

I have a SanDisk Ultra USB 3.0 flash drive with 128 GB that I use to download videos for my mother. One day, while downloading videos, the USB flash drive started acting weird. I safely ejected it, ...
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To know is my USB stick connected to USB 3 port [duplicate]

I have connected my USB3 memory stick to computer port. I got 23 MB/s speed while copying to USB memory. But I'm not sure it is connected to USB 3 and not USB 2 port on PC. I'm expecting higher speed. ...
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Connect peripheral devices in USB Type-C Monitor and connect the monitor to laptop via USB 3.0

What should I do if I want to have the following setup? Keyboard and mouse to be plugged into the USB ports in DELL P2421DC monitor (USB Type-C monitor) and then connect the monitor to a laptop. The ...
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Why does this USB-C to USB-A adapter have a chip in it?

Background: I need to optimize a WFH environment consisting of a Desktop PC, a Windows Laptop, and a Mac Laptop. To that end, I'm looking into buying some combination of docks, KVM switches, and hubs. ...
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If it is copying a file from USB 3 to USB 3, is the speed half or does it depends on the device's design?

I think I have copied files from a USB 2 hard drive to another USB 2 hard drive before, and the speed of copying is about half of what it would be if it is copying from the computer's hard drive to ...
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Problems with the WD passport

I have a wd passport. Every month or so; I backup the contents of all my PCs i.e. PC; tablet and laptop. There is a lot of stuff I don't want to lose e.g. correspondence letters; software ...
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Transfer rate using a USB 3.0 to USB-C adapter

I have an external SSD drive that connects via USB 3.0. If I use a USB 3.0 to USB-C adapter would I be able to take advantage of the faster USB-C speeds or would the transfer speed still be only as ...
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Docking station for both USB 3 and USB C?

Does anybody know if I install a USB type C for my older ASRock 970 Pro3 R2.0? I want my desktop to connect with a docking station, so I can easily switch between my working laptop and personal ...
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USB 3 not working in SuperSpeed mode

I have a problem with my USB 3.0 ports. I bought a new USB Wi-fi card which requires USB 3 port to get full connection speed. However, when I connect it to USB 3 port, they do not enter SuperSpeed ...
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USB 3 drivers gone - won't install (“The Asmedia USB Host Controller was not found.”)

My USB 3 drivers are gone, ports only provide power, tried installing from the official asus page for my (old) motherboard, and get the message in the title. My device list looks like this. I've tried ...
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Silverstone SST-FP59B Internal Multi Card Reader - Multi-LUN Genesys Logic GL3233 - Empty Drives don't show in My PC (Windows 10 2004)

I have a question regarding a recently installed 5.25" internal USB 3.0 Multi Card reader which appears to exhibit an unusual behaviour in Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit (Version 2004) where the empty ...
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Can i get USB 3.0 out of SATA II

I was wondering if this is worth it. I have an old PC, and wanted to add USB 3.0 to it. The only PCIE I had is now using a wifi card, so I was wondering about using a SATA to USB 3.0 hub or something ...
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Two out of three USB ports not working on a dual boot PC

I have an Acer Aspire 3 laptop with Linux and Windows dual boot. Two of the three USB ports stopped working on both operating systems. When I plug my phone on the non-working port I can see it’s ...
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SSD will boot when connected via SATA, but not via USB

I have a circa 2012 desktop PC from HP with a failing hard drive. I've cloned the old HD to an SSD that supports SATA3, and I was able to boot the computer with the SSD connected via the existing ...
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Recover Windows' System Image on machine with only USB-3 ports

I am trying to recover a Windows-7 System Image on to a laptop that only has USB-3 external ports, but can't as once I boot into the System Recovery disc, these ports all stop functioning. I believe ...
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USB 3.0 port on external hard drive is broken

The USB micro B port on my external hard drive — it’s a WD external hard drive and it’s data is encrypted — is broken. Pin 1: vbus Pin 2: d- Pin 3: d+ When I try to connect with PC it doesn’t ...
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External mounted HDD with USB 3.0 Mac, only one partition recognized

An external HDD has multiple partitions, NTFS, FAT32, ext3, ext4. When mounting external HDD over USB3, only the NTFS partition is visible in both Finder and Disk Utility app. FUSE was installed on ...
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Dock Station Dell PC/Laptop

I have a laptop with the Dell Dock WD15. There is USB-C with the DP symbol, which means I understand that it uses Display Port alt mode. At home I have a PC that has only USB-A 3.0, no usb-c and even ...
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USB 3.0 type-A functioning only as 2.0 on an HP Spectre x360

I'm using a HP Spectre x360 13T AP000 laptop and the type-A USB 3.0 connector on the left side is functioning at only 2.0 speed for some reason. I know it is functioning at this speed through USB tree ...
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USB controller should get driver from Windows update, but has a driver error. What to do?

My brand new X299 PC (Cascade Lake X, Windows 10, untouched clean install) has a VIA USB host controller, hardware ID PCI\VEN_1106&DEV_3483&SUBSYS_34831106&REV_01 with an error 43. There ...
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Will an SSD external drive be faster than an HDD external drive on USB 3.0?

I have a Retina MacBook Pro Mid-2014 with a 256GB drive, which is small for my needs so I need to use an external Hard Drive. I'm using a WD 4TB My Passport where I store a lot of pictures and videos, ...
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USB-C to USB Type A Gen 2 adapter, do they exist? [closed]

After much searching, I can only find USB-C to USB Type A Gen 1, do Gen 2 versions exist? https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B017W3J65M/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A2K1DKKHECCS2U&psc=1
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Is it safe to leave an external HDD plugged into USB but unplugged from power outlet?

I have an external USB 3.0 HDD that I only use for weekly backups. I usually just leave the usb cable connected to the computer and plug it into the power socket when needed, do the backup, then eject ...
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Front USB ports not working after installing new hard drives

After replacing my hard drive with an SSD, and adding a second hard drive, my front USB ports aren't working anymore. What I've tried so far: Restarting my computer, numerous times Uninstalling ...
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Are there performance or functionality issues by connecting USB peripherals in series?

I'm building a PC and would like to anticipate any issues with having my monitor and keyboard far away from the case (further than normal). I've already verified a 12' DisplayPort cable should handle ...
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Extra power through USB3 to make a thunderbolt powered USB switch work better

I have a usb-c thunderbolt HuB that has a HDMI output, a VGA output, 3 USB3 ports, an ethernet one and it has to be connected to a power adapter and to the laptop. I'm suspecting that the power in is ...
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What's the difference between a USB 3.0 to SATA III adapter with an AC power supply and one without?

I need an adapter for transferring files between my SSD and my laptop (Dell Latitude E7440). Will there be a difference in performance with a power cable? Will one without a power cable be reliable ...
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What would happen when USB devices draw more power than the hub can provide?

I am going to buy a 7-port USB 3.0 hub, and connect 7 portable HDDs to it, in order to build a RAID 6 array. The hub comes with an upstream micro-USB 3.0 type B port, along with an auxiliary power ...
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External HDD only shows on clean startup of Windows

my Lenovo laptop with Windows 10 does this weird thing: If I connect my external USB 3 hard drive to my USB 3 port and the computer is not completly turned off, the disc won't show up in Windows. ...
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USB 2.0 devices not work on my mac only USB 3.0 Working

I've a MacBook Pro 15" Unibody (Mid 2012) . The USB ports stopped working a while back; i.e.: the computer would no longer recognize any of USB devices. They are all USB 2.0 devices (external drive, ...
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How can I connect several USB 2.0 webcams to a single host?

I am trying to run several (up to 6) USB 2.0 webcams off of a single computer which has one USB 3.0 host and one USB 2.0 host. With each of the cameras streaming at about 15 MB/s (1080p30 MJPEG), I ...
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Is it always necessary to connect SATA (or MOLEX) power to PCIe-USB-3.0 adapter cards?

I would like to put a PCIe-USB-3.0 adapter card into one of my PCs. I have noticed that nearly all of such adapter cards have a power connector (either MOLEX or SATA). I would like to know if I can ...

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