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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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Can / How do I connect USB 3.0 to Asus M4N78? [closed]

So, yesterday I installed power and HDD LED. And now, I decided to connect USB 3.0. The Asus q&a contained this: Q: OS cannot be installed by a USB ODD connecting to USB3.0 port on motherboard
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Laptop's USB 3.0 ports not working, USB 2.0 port working partially (with some weird issues)

I have a Dell Inspiron 5567 running on Windows 10 Home (21H2 19044.1645). It has two USB 3.0 ports on the motherboard and one USB 2.0 port attached to the motherboard using a flat ribbon cable. Last ...
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USB 3.0 port is not detecting USB 2.0

I have 2 USB ports, one for USB 2.0 and the other one for USB 3.0, they work normally until the USB 3.0 port stopped detecting USB 2.0 flash drive, mouses, keyboard... But it still detects USB 3.0 ...
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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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USB 3 disk devices slow to startup

I have an issue with USB 3.0 disk emulated flash drives and external drives. Whenever I plug them into a USB 3.0 port, they blink for about a minute before they are readable. They come up right away ...
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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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Why do my USB ports malfunction after Windows 10 update?

I'm back with the same issue that's been following me for a few years now. I asked a question a month ago for this issue, previously thinking it had to do only with the keyboard. I've since noticed ...
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USB 3.0-ports apparently not providing full speed on Windows 10

I am running a HP Z220 CMT Workstation that has 4 USB 3.0 ports, but apparently none of them is operating at super speed. I opened the USB Device Tree Viewer and devices connected to them are not at ...
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Is there a TPM adapter for motherboards with no TPM header?

OK,... So I have a motherboard that is a bit old, meaning, I just do not have the funds to upgrade it, the Processor, and RAM to something comparable AND have the TPM SPI module interface pins. So my ...
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How much current can an externally powered USB3 hub supply to each port?

Problem Description: I have a WD My Passport 4TB 2.5" USB3 HDD (bus powered). I've been using it as network drive connected to the USB2 port of a Pi3 for 18 months now. Over the last few months ...
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USB 3 Devices not using SuperSpeed

I've had this issue for a while but haven't yet figured out a way to fix it. Every USB device I connect to my PC never exceedes High-Speed connection speed, even when the device is SuperSpeed or ...
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External USB 3.0 disk became much slower, why?

Two months ago I got a newly formatted Lenovo P50 with Windows 10 Pro and I wished to test its USB 3.0 ports. I was using Crystal DiskMark 8.0.1. The tested disk was standard magnetic Transcend disk. ...
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Why is my external hard drive transferring so slowly on USB 3.0?

I have approximately 1.5 TB of data which I need to back-up on an external hard drive. I am using a brand new 2 TB Seagate OneTouch HDD portable storage device with a USB 3.0 cable. Currently, the ...
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Aggregate USB 3.1 Gen 2 Bandwidth Across All Plugged-In Devices

What is the aggregate usable bandwidth available to a PC with five USB 3.1 Gen2 ports? I know USB 3.1 Gen2 supports 10 gbps per port, and the usable/real-world bandwidth after overhead is probably ...
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Can USB 3.1 improve USB 3.0 upstream performance?

My monitor gives two USB 3.0 ports and two USB 2.0 ports via a single USB 3.0 upstream port. will connecting my display to a USB 3.1 improve the overall performance of USB ports provided on the ...
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USB Port does not work when all other ports are populated

I have 4 USB 3 ports in the back of my ASUS z170 motherboard. When I connect devices to all of them one of them stops working. I have changed the power settings in the control panel and disabled the ...
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AOC cu34g2x monitor usb ports have stopped working

I've had the AOC cu34g2x 34in ultrawide for maybe 8 months now. It has been working perfectly and I have been using the monitor's usb hub to transfer my peripherals between my desktop and work laptop ...
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Is one piece of mother board's all USB ports share power supply? [closed]

Besides connecting several devices to my desktop PC's USB ports , I added one usb hub .Now I want to add another usb hub. My question is whether all usb ports on one mother boards share one power ...
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Laptop Only Accepting 3.0 USB

I have been using Dell Inspiron 7567 for the last 2 years. Suddenly a strange issue appeared. Now my laptop is only accepting 3.0 USB. No other than 3.0. Not even mouse. In the device manager, I am ...
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How to identify USB 3 port on my laptop [duplicate]

I have a laptop thinkpad L450. Having 3 USB port which are identical with SS symbols and color (black). But I have want to know if they are actually USB 3 or its just a normal USB? Here is the image ...
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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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Which version of USB-C port does my laptop have?

I own Huawei Matebook X Pro and I am about to buy a docking station or port replicator to connect to laptop's USB-C port. Apparently, there are port replications for two main versions right now: USB-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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