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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HDMI to micro USB but it wasn't [closed]

I recently got a HDMI to micro USB but it's not quite that so I was wondering if I could strip the end and put a USB type c on there maybe or would I have to go order another one?
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On Windows 10, how do I check if USB device is connected at USB 2 or USB 3 speed?

I have Windows 10 on a desktop computer I bought 5 or 6 years ago. The computer has 4 USB ports, 2 at the back of the computer and 2 at the front. The back ports have a label above the pair "3x USB ...
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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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Is Intel's USB3 driver iusb3hub.sys backwards compatible?

A Windows 7 64-bit laptop is having some USB issues. Looking at the manufacturer's website, they list 2 compatible Intel USB3 drivers (iusb3hub.sys) for that laptop, either version 1.0.10.255 or ...
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4TB partition/HDD slows down by 50% as it gets filled

I have a 3.63TiB(4TB) Toshiba N300 HDD formatted with NTFS, When it is empty, it registers read/write speeds of 212MiB/s using ATTO When it is 74% filled (2.7TiB of data), it registers read/write ...
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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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USB troubleshooting and repair - Device only working through a USB hub

I hope that you will be able to help me with the issue as I am getting a bit lost in my current troubleshooting of my usb ports. Hardware information: I have a Vaio Pro 13 laptop VSP1322 with two ...
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USB File Explorer stops recognizing discs in external Blu-Ray drive after hibernation

This is my first question on this website. I hope it's the right place to ask this type of question here. I have a problem with an external USB 3.0 Blu-Ray drive (ASUS BW-16D1H-U PRO). If I hibernate ...
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RJ45 not working on my Toshiba Qosmio X500 Notebook

When I plug the RJ45 cable into the machine, running Windows 10, I get the message Unidentified network - No internet I do have a Wi-Fi connection to the router, so I am on the internet, but the ...
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Duplicate USB camera flux

I have a USB 3 camera (industrial type https://en.ids-imaging.com/store/products/cameras/ui-3860cp-rev-2.html) and I need to receive its flux on two computers simultaneously. Currently I get the ...
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USB 3.0 on old motherboards

.Hi! I'm interested in upgrade of 2009 computer, and I really want to provide support for usb 3.0, but my question is: Can those usb cable connectors (not usb as it is, but those pins on motherboard) ...
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USB 3.0 drive only doing 20MB/s

I have the following hardware External USB Drive Motherboard I have the following software: Windows 10 Pro (Fully updated and all drivers installed by using the "check for updates" feature in ...
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Why doesn't my USB Ethernet card ASIX by V.TOP give me 1 Gbps?

My router (Technicolor DGA2232) supports 1 Gbps LAN. I've confirmed this by being able to connect to it via WiFi in speeds close to that. However, when using V.TOP INDUSTRY LIMITED's 3 Ports USB 3.0, ...
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Tin/aluminum foil a suitable method of stopping USB3 interference with 2.4GHz Wi-Fi?

I wish to use USB3 to connect my hard drive with my server but it causes interference with Wi-Fi as the access point is fairly close to the hard drive (not much I can do about it). Is there any ...
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USB 3 stick very slow after creating a bootable usb with Rufus

I created a bootable windows 10 usb with Rufus and when I didn't need windows on the usb anymore I reformated it back to defaults so I can use it as a normal usb like before, but now when copying ...
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How far should a USB 3 device be from a wireless 2.4GHz device to avoid interference?

My AP (wireless access point) is getting interference by the USB 3 to SATA 6GB/s hard drive adapter (It is a server so it and the HDD is close to the AP). I am planning on getting a new router (...
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pci-e x16 as input and usb 3.0 as output. Will it work?

I want to connect a GTX 670 PCIe GPU via USB 3.0 from a Gigabyte Z77MX-D3H motherboard or a Teclast X80 tablet limited to USB output only. I think I possibly found the solution but I'm not sure if it'...
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Motherboard on booting, does not identify USB drive connected through usb-3.0 adapter

I have a PC based on Intel DP55KG "Kenigsberg" motherboard. It doesn't have a usb 3.0 bus (xHCI). I installed a usb 3.0 adaptor card (Inateck KT4006) (working fine, both on Windows and Ubuntu 18); but,...
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Color of usb ports

I just received a Dell laptop which should have 3x USB 3.0 ports, but every USB-port was black (2.0) as I usually thought... After some research i discovered that the way to identify the port is by ...
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What is 'intel(R) ICH10 family USB enhanced host controller - 3A3A'?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S8. I have never had problems syncing with my PC in the past however this weekend I have started having problems as described here: https://superuser.com/users/254353/w0051977 ...
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Monitoring performance/throughput of USB-C

I've got a Lenovo laptop that supports USB type-c docking and I've got a Thunderbolt 3 docking station along. I know that this means that I'll only get the speed of USB 3.1 (gen 2). Hooking up two ...
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Is a USB 3.0 device possible with a four contact USB 2.0 connector?

I have a cheap USB flash drive here which is marketed as USB 3.0, has the typical USB 3.0 blue plastic, but only comes with the classic USB 2.0 four contacts on the inside and has speeds in the USB 2....
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How to control power to usb ports in a mac?

Is it possible to "turn off" a usb port on an iMac using macOS? If yes how to do it? I have seen other posts but they are windows machines. iMac 21.5 late 2015 1080p running Sierra.6 (All updates)
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Color space conversion for Windows USB3.0 stereo camera

I am using a USB 3.0 stereo camera from Leopard Imaging. Attached to it are two cameras with a frame format of 640x480 x 8 or 10 bits per pixel, greyscale. When I try to view the output using ...
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external boot drive doesn't boot from usb 3.0 but boots from usb 2.0

I have installed ubuntu 18.04 on external SSD (internal SSD has windows 10, which I removed when making this boot drive, so all the boot files are on external SSD). I was able to boot it from USB 3.0 ...
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My USB network adapter is slow ONLY on my laptop. I've tried everything

I've encountered an issue and I've exhausted all my options, so I'm posting here. This has really got me confused and I'd love to know the answer. I have a Windows 10 Inspiron 15 7559. The onboard ...
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Usb 3.0 Is in a Failed State. Usb 3.0 Super Speed doesn't work

Three weeks ago my USB 3.0 ports stopped working on 3 different computers, all within 20 minutes of each other. All three computers are different ages, makes, and models. The 3.0 ports had worked for ...
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Reasons for irregular—sporadically slow to fast—USB flash drive transfer speeds

One of my USB flash drive (Sandisk 256 GB USB 3.0) is showing quite irregular transfer speeds for larger files (~4GB per file), on my Surface Pro 6. There are no other resource-intensive processes ...
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adb in android studio does not recognize USB 3.0 for debugging

I just migrate my phone to android 9. Now adb cant connect to my phone through the USB 3.0 driver. "adb devices" is not showing any device now. I tried to uninstall USB 3.0 and install USB 2.0 and ...
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What is the maximum power supplied by a USB 3.0 port?

USB 3.0 specifies 900mA (0.9A) per port. What happens when you plug a non-powered (no AC adapter) hub into an USB 3.0 port? Do all of the items plugged into the port need to use 900mA maximum total ...
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Will an external hard drive listed as USB-C and USB 3.0 compatible also work with USB 2.0 ports?

Western Digital specifically states that certain of their external hard drives will work with USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 (such as this drive). Similarly, they state that some of their external hard drives ...
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How to capture raw video output from 12-bit RCCB / YUV camera

I have worked this problem for some days now, checked multiple programs and libraries, to no avail. I work on a Windows 10 x64 PC. Heads up: this problem seems to have been solved by someone on a ...
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USB 3.0 to USB-3.1 (type-c) to HDMI

I have USB-3.0 ports on my computer and I need to get an extra HDMI 2.0 port to connect another 4K screen. I have option to buy USB-3.0 to HDMI connector and it will cost me around $100. Or I can ...
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Why does my USB3 start fast and then slow down? - windows 10

I started a transfer of a file to my USB stick - it started at around 50-100MB/s and then dropped down to ~15MB/s for the most part. Why would this be and what can I do about it?
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ExFat formatted USB 3.1 flash drive extremely slow with sporadic bursts of speed

I recently purchased this 512gb USB 3.0 flash drive with advertised read speeds of up to 200mb/s and write speeds of up to 100mb/s. To use with my Mac with USB 3.0 ports. When I first used it, I ...
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Troubleshooting a USB 3.0 device that connects as USB 2.0 on a USB 3.0 port

So on my 5 year old laptop when I connect a 3.0 USB drives, the device connects as USB 3.0 and I can utilize its full speed. When I connect a 3.0 HDD to the 3.0 port, it sometimes connects as 3.0/2.0 ...
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Enable USB 3.0 in Centos 7

¿Has anybody been able to use USB 3.0 in CentOS 7? I'm using kernel 5.0.1-1.el7.elrepo, and CentOS Linux release 7.6.1810 (Core). I have an HP - Compaq HP ProDesk 400 G1 Mini, the motherboard model ...
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slow when copy files from external hard drive to external hard drive

I'm trying to transfer 1TB data from ext hdd A to ext hdd B thru a pc, both usb 3.0 interface connected to usb 3.0 port on the pc, but the transfer speed is like just 104MB/sec. Will the speed be ...
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Increasing Transfer Speeds from External HDDs

I've a 500 GB USB 3.0 External HDD which is half used (265 GB is used; total formatted capacity is ~460 GB). When I transfer files from that to my laptop's HDD (5400 RPM) via the USB Type-A 3.0 port, ...
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What is the difference of a “Type A to Type C cable” and “Type A to Type A cable plus Type A to Type C connector”?

I have (A) a Harddisk box equip with TypeA connector come with a TypeA to TypeA cable(USB3) (B) a Macbook Pro of late 2017 with all ports in TypeC connector So, for using the harddisk box, I have ...
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WIN 7 PRO – BLUE SCREEN adding a USB3, 4 port expander

WIN 7 PRO – BLUE SCREEN adding a USB3, 4 port expander I am trying to add a USB 3, 4 passive HUB/expander to my WIN 7 Pro system. I have a desktop, with an ASUS mother board. The ASUS mother board ...
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Why my USB flash drive become 2.0 from 3.1 and how to fix it?

I bought USB flash drive last month, I'm sure it is USB 3.1. It was so fast that time. This few days I notice it becomes so slow. 6GB data now takes 20-minutes during the transfer. And now when I ...

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