Page 2 - Forum discussion tagged with USB3.
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    USB3 ExpressCard Power Issues

    Hi, I purchased a USB3 1TB external hard disk and as my laptop only has UB2 port, I decided to get a USB3 Express Card. All plugs in fine and drive is detected. Problem is that the drive starts beeping when I'm transferring data (yes beeping, not clicking). Based on some research I've done I...
  2. hatib

    need help with surround sound

    guys so my brother pc have a asus m5a78l-m usb3 it supports dts and dolby and the receiver is onkyo tx-ds494 which supports both dts and dolby digital.The is that he gets pro logic which is fake when using spdif when going to audio playback devices the optical connection have 2 option default...
  3. F

    stream hdmi (from a receuver) to a laptop that has a usb 3 port

    How do you stream hdmi (from a receuver) to a laptop that has a usb 3 port
  4. R

    HDD not getting detected on usb 3

    WD elements 2 tb hdd not getting recognised to usb 3 but works normally on usb 2. Even the light is on but doe not blinks. Moreover other hdd gets connected and gets recognised to both the usb 2 and usb 3.
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    USB 3 and USB2

    I recent bought an nzxt s340 as my previous case was too small. It has two usb3 ports on the front, however my motherboard has no front panel USB 3 connectors. Are these ports now useless or is there a way for them to function as USB 2 ports. PS I ha e no money to buy a new motherboard or...
  6. A

    USB Boot Device not recognised

    Hi Guys Not quite a laptop issue, similar threads have helped me get this far, so I'm hoping someone can give me a pointer to get the rest of the way. I recently (read: monday) put together a new computer. After much handwringing, re-building and stealing an old ps2 connector keyboard, I was...
  7. A

    Hard Drive Write Speed & USB Connection Type

    Probably a very dumb question, but since a good SSD write/read at maybe 500Mbps, and good HDD runs about 150Mbps, doesn't getting USB3.1 (10Gbps), USB3.0(5Gbps), or even USB2.0(500Mbps) wouldn't make much difference?
  8. clk0818

    USB 3.0 Ports Not Working?

    Hello. Recently I have started having issues with my USB 3.0 ports on my laptop. I was using them to plugin a Zelotes gaming mouse and a Steam Controller. Usually on boot the mouse (mouse has LED lights) and the controller would light up, but now they sometimes don't. I have to shut down the...
  9. L

    New laptop no OS, USB 3.0, no CD drive, no network capability

    As the title suggests I just bought a new laptop. It came without an OS which I thought I could handle but apparently not. It only has USB 3.0 ports, no optical drive and no network capabilities. I managed to get windows 7 installed using the Intel USB 3.0 drivers tool but I can't work out...
  10. S

    I need help with adding an egpu

    I want to add an egpu to my laptop. I could obviously remove the WiFi card and use the mini pci express. I don't really want to do this because to remove or plug the GPU in, I'd have to remove 18 screws every single time, plus I'd probably break something. I found an adapter that can add an egpu...
  11. T

    Replace my Laptop DVD Drive with USB 3.0 Ports

    My laptop has a dvd drive i never used for 3 years now could i make this into extra usb ports instead of using the dvd drive?
  12. S

    Toshiba External Hard Drive not Detected

    I just updated my Dell latitude 3340 to windows 10. my external hard drive is not detected but I know it's running because it vibrates and the light is on. I tried to plug my hard drive on a different computer and it can be detected. it's usb port is 3.0. and a code error 10 shows up. i tried...
  13. K

    USB ports stopped working on my laptop

    I have a Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 running Windows 10, which has two USB 3.0 ports on the left side of the laptop, and one USB 2.0 on the right side. I was away from my computer for a few minutes, and when I returned, the mouse I had plugged into one of the left side USBs wasn't working. Both of the...
  14. K

    USB 3.0 replacing with USB 2.0

    is it possible to replace USB2.0 to USB 3.0 compatible for acer aspire 5742G USB board Part no (LS-6581P)
  15. S

    USB 3.0 port on HP Laptop not exceeding 40 MBPS using WD My Passport USB 3.0 External HDD.

    Hello! I tested the internal HDD with CrystalDiskMark and was able to get 109 MBPS both on sequential read and write tests. Then, when I tested my 1 TB WD My Passport USB 3.0 External HDD with CrystalDiskMark the sequential read and write speed did not exceed 40 MBPS the few times I tried. Got...
  16. A

    ASUS USB 3.0 & Windows 7

    Hello Having recently purchased an Asus X555LB, I was very eager to jump into using the laptop for work and educational purposes and gaming also. But I ran into a problem. I want to run Windows 7 on the laptop, but the only ports on the device are USB 3.0, which W7 does not support. I upgraded...
  17. A

    external graphics card to laptop USB 3.0

    hi, I recently got 2 external monitors for my HP Pavilion DV6 6053ea. Things are running pretty good but I was wondering could I add an external graphics card to my laptop via something like...
  18. D

    How to know if a laptop has thunderbolt 3?

    Hey guys, I'm planning on getting a new laptop InShaaAllah and I want it to have thunderbolt to support the (possibly) upcoming external gpu's. Anyway's this whole thunderbolt thing is very confusing. In spec's of laptops I've seen "USB 3.0 type-c", "USB 3.1" and sometimes "thunderbolt"...
  19. N

    USB3 xHCI not working since Win10 on Clevo laptop

    Hi there, Ever since I've upgraded from Windows 7 to Windows 10 (fresh install), my USB3 ports are failing. Laptop is Clevo W650SZ (Sager NP2650). Device manager says: USB xHCI-compatible hoscontroller Dit apparaat start niet. (Code 10) (dutch for: device won't start) {Bewerking mislukt}...
  20. Y


    Have Toshiba M300 model #PSMDCA 01800C SER # 98044032W Would like USB 3.0 DRIVERS to install.. Edit: Email removed by Moderator
  21. S

    USB 3.0 Gigabit Ethernet adapter question

    My ISP just recently tripled our download speed for free to 300Mbps. Turns out my laptop only has a Fast Ethernet NIC. I am considering a USB 3.0 Gigabit adapter as I do have 3.0 on my laptop (Which makes me wonder why I only have a Fast E NIC) My question is for those how have used or tested...
  22. M

    Replace USB 2 by USB 3. Possible?

    I have a HP laptop. It has one USB 3 port and two USB 2 ports. I need second USB 3. Can replace one or even two USB 2 ports by USB 3 (which i will buy)? Does somebody sell them? Or motherboard does not support it?
  23. L

    54mm usb 3.0 AEK expresscars

    I purchased a 3 port AKE 54mm usb 3.0 expresscard. When I inserted it into my Toshiba L305 Laptop the card was seen but I could not find drivers for it. I upgraded the Laptop to Windows 10 Pro. When I insert the same expresscard now, the Laptop goes to an immediate BSOF. When I remove the...
  24. -FrozenSpark-

    Logitech G430 USB Hub Sound Quality? PLEASE HELP!!!

    I Have A Dell XPS 13 Ultra book with a broken left USB port and i bought the WS-UH3047 Super Speed 4-Port USB 3.0 Hub - Silver and plugged it into the right USB 3.0 Port So That It Would Work. I Now Have 4 USB 3.0 Ports. 1 Slot Is Taken Up By My Logitech G402 (Hyperion Fury) And the Second Slot...
  25. J

    Best Gaming Headshet for under 90 euros

    I just want a headset that its build is strong (it will last around 3 years or more) it has good sound(7.1 if its possible) and usb/3.5 mm connectiity. I have some ideas like logitech's g430 but im not sure because i saw many reviews saying that its sound is bad,have usb connection problems...
  26. C

    Turtle Beach Z22 not working with USB 3.0

    I'm having an issue with a Turtle Beach Z22 headset not working with my USB 3.0, as it only works on the USB 2.0 ports on my laptop. The problem is that my 3.0 port is the only USB on the left side of the laptop next to the audio jack, while the 2.0 ports are both on the right side. Is there...
  27. P

    Would this work?

    Situation: Have a laptop with a spare Mini PCIe slot have a Mini PCIe to USB 3.0 adapter. This USB 3.0 slot would carry a USB 3.0 cable to a USB 3.0 to PCIe 16x slot adapter. This adapter would be powered by an external power source. A GPU would be fit into the PCIe 16x slot, powered...
  28. W

    USB 3.0 port not working on Dell Latitude E6440

    I recently acquired this laptop, and it has 2 USB 2.0 ports, 1 USB 3.0 port. Both USB 2.0 ports have been working just fine, but the USB 3.0 port seems to not work at all... I have uninstalled and reinstalled drivers plenty of times, but no avail. When I plug in a mouse into the 3.0 port the...
  29. P

    Sandisk Ultra Fit 64GB USB 3.0 flash drive taking 4 hours to write 36GB

    Hey everyone, I just bought a Sandisk Ultra Fit 64GB USB 3.0 flash drive. I highlighted everything on my desktop and dragged it into the flash drive window. In total it is about 36GB. It takes about 4 hours for the flash drive to write that 36GB. I have it plugged into a 3.0 port on my...
  30. M

    installing usb 3.0

    i have an dell inspiron n5030 it has usb 2.0 it does not have pci express slot it does have sdmmc/mspro slot is there any way to install 3.0 physically or with any kind of adapter trying to get better transfer speeds
  31. P

    Record from Samsung Galaxy S5 to HDD

    Is it at all possible to use a phone and record video directly to a hdd? I want to know becasue since the phone I'm using alredy has a decent camera and is able to shoot in 60fps for a long time compared to my T2I that can only shoot for a limited ammount of time (approx 12 mins) because of...
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    Usb 3 host controllers deleted

    I have a lenovo laptop with 2 usb 3 ports and 1 usb 2 port. I recently did a clean windows 7 installation (64 bits os) and noticed usb 3 ports were working only to the speed of usb 2. I downloaded the drivers for usb 3 and installed and it so happened that both usb 3 ports stopped working (not...
  33. D

    usb3 laptop drivers

    hi i need USB 3.0 Driver: Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller Driver for Intel 6 express chipset family windows 7 32-bit my laptop is hp 15-r115nv
  34. H

    WD 1TB External HDD not working on USB 3.0, But works on USB 2.0

    As the title says, My WD 1TB External HDD is not working on USB 3 port, I mean the light is on I can feel it vibrate, But it isn't getting detected.. It was working fine a few days ago, Until there was a power surge and this problem started.. Since I had 2 USB 3.0 Ports, I plugged it in to the...
  35. V

    Why laptop still carrying usb 2.0 more than usb 3.0 in broadwell laptop

    i am finally planning to buy laptop 14"-15" once with broadwell processor i5. but the few which is available here are still carrying more usb 2.0 than usb 3.0 port. i believe all of them have only 1 usb 3.0 port n 2-3 usb 2.0 port. and yes i am buying external things with usb 3.0 port now...
  36. A

    Problem with Asus ROG G751JS USB port losing connection with device

    Front left USB 3.0 port on new Asus ROG G751JS sporadically loses connection with and can no longer identify the attached WD Passport. Passport works fine attached to all of the remaining three USB 3.0 ports. Anyone experiencing this or what may be causing it?
  37. B

    Low USB 3.0 transfer speed on Asus N550JK

    It's been bugging me for some time, but my transfer speeds when using USB 3.0 hard drives are the same when using 2.0, they go max ~ 30 MB/s. I didn't have any USB 3.0 controller installed, so I installed one which didn't help at all. It was the only one I was able to install. So my device...
  38. macgeek

    External Graphics Card - USB 3 Riser?

    I've been wanting an external graphics card for my 13" MacBook Pro for a while, but I don't want to spend much more than $25 on the adapter. Is it possible to use a USB 3 riser like this I realize this isn’t the original intention of that adapter, but it uses a USB 3 cable...
  39. G

    Can FX6350 unlock two more cores?

    FX6350 on M5A78l-M/USB3
  40. frenzyvanrafi

    Can USB Type-C replacing bulky laptop charger?

    As with USB 3.1 Type-C specification, it can supplying up to 100W power at 20V. So it can replacing awkward (and bulky) charger. It was confirmed to supporting Atom and Core M based laptop and tablet. MacBook (reborn) which it using Core M has USB Type-C (world first!) and headphone jack only...
  41. D

    In desperate need of help connecting 5.1 surround sound to a PC without Realtek drivers.

    Excuse me if I'm in the wrong forum, but I have a Gigabyte Ga-78LMT-Usb 3.0 motherboard and a Sony DAV TZ-140 5.1 surround sound system. It's connected with an adapter as follows, analog (red and white cables) to three 3.5mm jacks that should go into my motherboard's Mic, Line In, and Line Out...
  42. S

    Powered USB 3.0 with RJ45 Ethernet for Surf PRO 3

    Hi all, So I just got the Surf Pro 3 I7 version and looking to see if there is any USB 3 hub with RJ45 Ethernet connector that has a power adapter. I travel a lot and something wifi may not be the best option. So occastionally I may have to use the Ethernet cable to connect, however since the...
  43. Q

    usb 3 ports not working

    Hi, My desktop pc motherboard (gigabyte ga-h55m-usb3) has usb 3.0 ports but they're not working. There is power on them (my phone is charging) but usb devices are not working such as keyboard, mouse etc. Anybody has an idea about that?
  44. C

    Is it possible to use a USB flash drive both as ram and to boot OS when necessary and data ?

    I have a Lexar S35 64 GB that readyboost doesn't comply with but I've recently found there are other versatile softwares such as eboostr, primocache, primo ramdisk, though I don't know much about them. Can I partition it and leave some space (let's say 4 or 8 GB) to use as ram on one side...
  45. 1

    My USB 3.0 port is not working on my ASUS X550CA

    I have a USB 2.0 port and a USB 3.0 port but the latter has stopped working for some reason. Anyone have any ideas?
  46. N

    upgrade to usb 3 on laptop

    how to replace the usb 2 ports in my laptop to usb 3 port?? i have toshiba satellite l655-1e8
  47. Z

    Movies on USB 3.0 stick lag in LG BluRay DVD player?

    The movie stutters about every 10-15 seconds, and after about 15 minutes the video freezes while the audio plays on, resulting in having to stop the movie and then turn it back on
  48. Y

    USB to Expresscard

    Can I turn a USB port into an express card slot?
  49. J

    windows 8.1 usb 3 code 10 {Operation Failed} The requested operation was unsuccessful

    Hi, My ASUS N56VV USB 3 ports stopped working. My mouse and Flash Drives can't be read by the USB ports. When I plug in my mouse, it just lights up for a few seconds then turn off and any flash drives I plug in can't be detected. I was already using windows 8.1 for a long time when that...
  50. K

    USB 3.0 ports - lenovo y50-70

    Hi. Y50 70 laptop has 2 usb 3.0 ports at left and 1 usb 2.0 at right. So I use mouse on usb 2.0, but I need other things like flash etc too and I just can't insert anything to usb 3.0 ports at left as they don't fit? For example at usb 2.0 port at right I can insert my mouse or anything. But...
  51. UGM Cain xD

    USB Drivers not working At All / Turtle Beach Headset

    I tried switching from USB3 To USB2 ports, used microsoft's fix it program and it didn't work it found the problem but it couldn't fix it. It said it couldn't be recognised. The headset is working fine ( ) I can hear sound through it and all the lights on my headset...
  52. L

    Good wifi USB adapter and headphones compatible with windows 8.1 and USB 3.0

    Ever since building my new computer my headphones haven't worked as well with windows 8.1 and USB 3.0 and my Wifi adapter is just not working as well as it should and I read that it was because of windows 8.1. If anyone could help me find a good pair of gaming headphones for around 100...
  53. D

    4 devices, 2 with usb passthrough and 3 usb 3.0 ports

    Hey there! I want to buy a laptop (asus n550jk-CN395D) and four extra devices: - an usb powered external hdd (samsung m3 portable 1TB) - a cooling pad (Cooler Masters' Notepal U2 Plus) - has a usb passthrough - a keyboard (Razer Blackwidow 2014) - has another usb passthrough - a mouse (Razer...
  54. Gauravat19

    USB 3.0 speed drops when transferring.

    Recently i got the mobo changed of my HP g6-2005ax laptop , now when i transfer FROM the pendrive TO the hdd the speed drops from 30mbps to 30 or 20mbps , in other latops its straight 90+ and im transferring a 4 gig iso image. Please help me out!
  55. A

    upgrading toshiba c855d-s5340 laptop FROM USB2 to USB 3

    does upgrading toshiba c855d-s5340 laptop have PCI/PCIe expressCard slot to upgrade FROM USB2 to USB 3?
  56. R

    Headset Plantronics Gamecome 780 PROBLEM!

    Its a usb headset and when i plug it into a Usb 3.0 port it has a lot of static. Is this caused by the usb 3.0 port or the headphones?
  57. A

    Subtitle problem on LED tv

    I wanted to watch MKV files from an external hard drive (USB 3.0), and in the same file I added the corresponding subtitles (with the same name), but when I connect the USB device to my samsung LED tv, and I play one of the video files, there are no subtitles and even if I press the subtitles...
  58. R

    how do i unistall USB 3 Root hub

    I accidently installed USB 3 Hun Drivers and now unable to uninstall them as my modems and some usb 2 device don't want to work
  59. T

    looking for answer

    My SONY VAIO SVE15116EAW cannot recognizes the usb 3.0 ports. Please help me guys. Thanks