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    Unhappy Usb Ports!?


    In my case ive got some usb 2.0 connectors for the ports at the front of my case

    however my motherboard doesnt actually have the conenctions built into it

    does anyone know of any sort of converter so that i can plug them into a standard usb port into the back of my pc? effectively using them as a hub!?



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    • EtheAv8r's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASUS Maximus V Gene
      • CPU:
      • i5 3570K @ 4500 Mhz
      • Memory:
      • 16Gb
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      • 2 x Samsung EVO 850 SSD; 1 x Samsung 2TB HD
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      • nVidia GeForce GTX 970
      • PSU:
      • Seasonic S-12 650 Energy+
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      • Corsair Carbide
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    The USB ports at the back must connect to a header in the motherboard? If there are no spare USB connections available on the MB (there are usually plenty bit I don't know that board), then you can disconnect the header connected to the rear ports and patch in the front ports, I would have thought.

    OK Silly me.... I just looked up that board - it was an expensive board back in 2004 - but has has 4 USB ports hard wired to the back..... and there are no more available on the board....

    One solution would be a USB hub on top of or by front side of case, plugged into one USB port at the back.
    Last edited by EtheAv8r; 27-11-2006 at 03:01 PM. Reason: Just looked up the board.....
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