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

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USB 3.0 to HDMI connector for GPU (displayLink)

I have this monitor: Philips Brilliance 241B7QUPEB/00 I takes video signals either using VGA or USB 3.0 It comes with a USB cable that is USB A to B. I did not know that it was possible to stream ...
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What are the metal tabs that are coming out of these usb connectors?

For these USB 3 cables - the ones that go from the motherboard 19 pin connector to the front IO of the chassis - I found some online that have these small metal tabs on them. What are they? Also many ...
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Confused about USB3.2 specifications and capabilites. Why does my USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20Gbit/s) throttle but USB 3.2 Gen 2x1 (10Gbit/s) does not?

I want to connect 4 Basler industry cameras to my laptop. I therefore bought a USB3.2 Hub, which I connected to my fastest Port USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20Gbit/s). Laptop: ThinkPad P15 Gen 2i (11th Gen Intel(...
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Sabrent 7-port USB powered hub somehow doesn’t have enough power?

System Specs: i5 13600k GTX 4080 32GB DDR5 RAM 2TB M.2 NVME 1000w PSU Windows 11 (updated to latest 23H2 (KB5034204) ) I have bought this Sabrent powered USB hub from Amazon, twice now. The first ...
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USB Hub with USB-A male input, will it damage my computer?

I bought this hub from temu.com recently and I actually really like it. I can leave it clamped on my desk with all my peripherals plugged in, and then just connect 1 wire when I need them. It doesnt ...
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What is the 40 pin internal USB header used for?

The USB 3.2 Gen 2 header (20 pins) is sometimes refereed to as a Type C header or Type E header, but I can not find any evidence of that being apart of the standard. There is also a 40 pin variant: ...
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What would cause CrystalDiskMark to show different test results for front USB port compared to rear?

My motherboard is the Asus B450-i and my case front IO USB ports are plugged into the USB 3.1 Gen 1 header on the motherboard using the cable supplied with the case. I'm using Windows 11 as my OS. On ...
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Windows 10 camera won't go to correct resolution

A while ago, I made a camera based on a the Omnivision OV7251 image sensor, and the Cypress CX3 USB3.0 camera controller. I wrote the firmware myself, and so I know that the camera only supports the ...
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mother board have usb 3 but it is shown and use as a usb 2 device

I have a motherboard zebh61m2. This one do not have usb3 and only usb2 port is present. But I found a 19pin header with label "f_usb_3.0" on the motherboard, so in hope of it support usb3 I ...
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Windows non-bootable repair, Installation USB not working

Overall Problem & Context: My work laptop broke yesterday with no obvious cause. Symptoms were it would only boot to MSI Click Bios (its an MSI laptop) repeatedly. The OS was Windows 11. I've ...
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Connecting four 2.5" external USB HDDs with a 48 watts powered USB Hub

Need to access four USB HDDs simultaneously while having only one available USB3 Type A port in laptop... Found a 10 port 48 watts hub "Orico AT2U3-10AB" where I thought of keeping 6 ports ...
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Connecting two computers with MIDI via a USB Host-Host cable?

I am currently looking for a way to connect two computers with MIDI. I need to connect my Raspberry Pi to my Linux desktop. Are you able to do that with a USB3 Host-to-Host cable? Or is there a ...
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USB 3.0 port not working with my HDD

I have a Seagate 1TB HDD with a USB 3.0 cable. When it's plugged I to the USB 3.0 port on my laptop I cannot wrote files to the hard drive. I can view the files and even copy files from the hard drive ...
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Need USB 2.0 header on USB 3.0 motherboard

I have a PC that only has 1 USB 3.0 header on the motherboard. I'm needing to plug in the Bluetooth cable from my WiFi card to a USB 2.0 header. My only real option seems to be using a right angle 3.0 ...
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SSD Latency over USB

I've just learned that (internal) SSD latency is in the ballpark of some microseconds (1/1000th a millisecond) and HDD latency is in the range of milliseconds. I went out and bought a USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 ...
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My USB 3 HUB reigster some USB 3 devices as USB 2.1 but if but the device directly to Motherboard it says 3.0

I have an ASUS crosshair hero x790e motherboard, with AM 5 a 7950x. Latest bios, chipsetdrivers etc... Latest Win 11. I have only USB 3 ports on the motherboard. I also have an industrial 10 USB 3 HUB ...
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Corsair GTX USB drive slow loading using USB 3.0

Corsair GTX USB drive slow loading using USB 3.0. This happens in every system I have. Windows 10 or 11. I have 3 of these USB drives and they all do the same thing. In the USB 3.0 port it takes 1-2 ...
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Why does Windows chkdsk take longer to check user data than free space?

I'm currently checking some 2nd hand 2.5" disks connected via a USB-3 disk enclosure. The first check is to copy files onto the disk to fill it. The next is to use chkdsk /r. On a 500GB SATA-3 ...
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SanDisk External SSD Running at Slow Speeds

I recently purchased a new external 1TB SSD from SanDisk (SDSSDE30-1T00-G25). However, I am having an issue with its speed as it is limited to USB-2 speed, which is around 40MB/s. Here is what I have ...
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Slow Drive Speeds, and getting to the bottom of it

I have a SanDisk Extreme Pro 55AF (2nd gen) which supports USB Gen3.2 2x2, which caps at about 20 GBps. I found that no matter what cable I use (including the included one), I only get 38 MBps in ...
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Can I still use a UASP enabled SATA-to-USB 3.0 adapter when my laptop doesn't UASP?

I' m looking to buy a SATA-to-USB adapter for an external HDD. On Amazon I came across this adapter from UGREEN (SB 3.0 IDE SATA Hard Drive Adapter for 2.5/3.5 Inch SATA HDD SSD with External DC 12V ...
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Connect USB C / Thunderbolt 4 to USB A (input! for USB 3.0 Hub) using a normal USB C to USB A cable?

I have an old USB (A) 3.0 Hub Aukey CB-H18, which I have been happily using with my late 2013 15" macbook pro. Now i updated to a new 2023 14" macbook pro m2 and naively thought I can just ...
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USB 3 flash drives disconnect wifi. Any workaround?

I'm on a Dell Precision 7560 running Ubuntu 20.4 installed by Dell. Inserting flash drives that are USB 3 disconnect me from wifi and won't allow me to reconnect while the stick is plugged in. ...
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Back USB3 ports stopped working after adding a new SSD

I've bought new Samsung 870 EVO SSD and connected it today to my PC with SATA cable coming from SSD caching port on motherboard After that my back usb3 ports stopped working in general (no power ...
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The USB port only recognizes a WD Elements hard drive

On my laptop I have a USB port that only works with a WD hard drive, I tried to connect another device such as a mouse, keyboard, USB memory and nothing, the strange thing is that in the device ...
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Can I connect a USB 3 hub to a USB-C port on my computer?

I have a nice USB 3 hub (Anker USB 3.0 SuperSpeed 10-Port Hub) that has a bunch of USB 3 ports, and USB 3 cable to connect to computer. The hub also has external power. However, my computer, a brand ...
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Connecting USB-3 port to USB-C docking station

All our meeting rooms are set-up so there is a single USB-C cable on the desk which is connected to a docking station under the desk. This docking station supplies video (HDMI), audio (speaker & ...
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WD My Passport external disk no longer detected

I have an old WD My Passport 2 TB USB 3 external hard disc. It has worked fine for 10 years, but for the past week, it doesn't even show up in Disk Management on Windows or Disk Utility on Mac, not ...
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How to know if USB hub receives enough power to power all my applicants/devices(used bandwidth)?

I have USB type c that connects these devices: (1) 2 TB SSD (2) Ethernet network (3) Mouse (4)Keyboard (5)Aux speakers. I was wondering if the hub receives enough power or not from a single type c ...
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Any cable can help me with both display and transferring mouse receiver?

I have a monitor with all the ports listed like this: My laptop ports are in the photos below: On my laptop, Port 1 is USB 3.2 Gen 1 port with PowerShare Port 2 is Thunderbolt 4.0 port with Power ...
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Best USB hub type for USB 2 devices on USB 3 port

I have 10 USB sticks that I frequently use. I want to connect them all to my computer using a powered USB hub so I have them available all the time. The USB port on my PC is USB 3 but all the USB ...
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What is the actual performance rating of the USB connection from my MacBook Air to my Smartphone? [closed]

I have a MacBook Air (13-inch, 2017; 7,2) with Ubuntu 22.04 and two USB 3.0 ports which they offer a 5 Gbps per second data transfer. And I have a USB 3.0 cable compatible with the same data transfer ...
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usb 3 recognized as 2.1

im trying to connect my quest and ive tried flipping swapping rotating the ends of the cable and reinstalled different drivers for my mobo. ive disabled the power option and the other selective thing ...
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SuperSpeed USB Port causes power surge on external Harddrive?

I was testing my new laptop hub and attempted to plug in my extern hard drive to on of the SuperSpeed USB-A Ports. Explorer openend normally and I was able to browse files until I opened a certain ...
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Do there exist USB 3.0 hubs that create virtual USB 2.0 hosts?

I am splitting my original question into several questions, at the expense of clarity, because the original question was deleted for being too broad. I need a large number of USB 2.0 cameras available ...
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USB 3.0 port is not detecting USB 2.0

I have two USB ports, one for USB 2.0 and the other one for USB 3.0. They worked normally until the USB 3.0 port stopped detecting the USB 2.0 flash drive, mice, keyboard, etc. But it still detects ...
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Power rating of USB 3 type A and type C

Almost all modern motherboards have a type c connector on the I/O Shield. I checked many manufacturers but they do not state how much power delivers through this tyoe c connector. I know a normal USB2 ...
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USB 3.0 Graphics Card Quad Monitor Setup

the CPU is only capable of supporting three displays. Is there a chance to push the limit by adding a USB / Thunderbolt Graphics Card? Thank you in advance :)
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What is killing my usb-c ports?

The past year I've had 4 laptops which usb-c ports has stopped working. Two laptops has been HP elitebooks, one Lenovo yoga 920 and one Apple macbook air m1. This has all happened within a year and I ...
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USB 1.0/2.0 stopped working, but USB 3.0+ still works. Acer laptop, Windows 11/Linux Mint

The laptop is a 2017 Acer Spin 5 SP515-51GN, which internally is the same as a Nitro Spin NP515-51. The laptop has three USB-A ports, and one USB-C port. Edit for clarity: all ports are USB 3. No ...
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Flip the Removable Bit of a USB Drive

So, I want to use my USB drive on a windows 10 guest virtual machine running on a windows 11 dev channel host. I'm using Hyper-V as the virtual machine manager, and to access the drive on the guest ...
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How USB 3.1 power is managed by motherboard?

There are several USB 3.1 ports in my mother board. According to specification USB 3.1 can handle up to 100W. What actual power PC motherboard can output? What if I connect 8 USB 3.1 with 100W (800W ...
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How to avoid USB3.0 interference with 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi devices?

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 with an external HDD connected (to be precise it is an internal HDD connected with Maiwo K10435) via USB3.0. This setup is placed near my dual-band Wi-Fi router as RPI is ...
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how do I disable usap as my docking station corrupts the drive currently

My hard drive works fine using USB3/UASP on my laptop. However if I plug it into the Dell d3100 docking station then it reports file corruption and I have to reformat the disk. I am guessing D3100 ...
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Boot loop with certain Sata to USB adaptors

So in my persuite to try and get some servers running on two Raspberry Pi 4, I ran into some boot problems. This is the setup. 2 x Pi 4 that is booting from an SDCard with UEFI. They then boot up from ...
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Can I use the same USB-C port for power delivery and video at the same time?

I've recently bought an LG 17Z90P-K.AA78A1 laptop. According to the spec it has "USB 4 Gen3x2 Type C (x2, with Power Delivery, Display Port, Thunderbolt 4)" I've been ploughing through the ...
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How can I use the usb 3.0 port on my case?

I recently made a custom built pc. I got an external hard drive that used usb 3.0. My motherboard USB ports are usb 2.0 but my case (nzxt h510 black) has a usb 3.0 on top. There is a big wire coming ...
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Can I measure the bandwidth into a USB 3.0 port?

Some background: On a Windows 10 PC, I have three cameras connected to a USB 3.2 Gen 2 hub, which is connected to a USB 3.0 Root Hub on my PC. I am viewing the video streams using OpenCV in Python, ...
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Monitor USB hub's unusual and faulty behavior with a USB flash drive

Typical USB3-A (PC) to USB3-B (Monitor) upstream port setup, in my case using (intentionally) a 5m long (USB3) cable. I can connect mouse or keyboard and it works just fine, but when I try 128GB USB3 ...
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USB 3 write speed fluctuates in Windows 10

I am using a 1TB SSD drive for file transfer between two Windows 10 computers that i connect using a USB 3 adapter and ports. I copy files from System A to the drive and then from the drive onto ...
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