Page 3 - Forum discussion tagged with USB3.
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    Intel/MSI Driver want to install every time I start my PC!

    So, I was having problems with my USB 3.0 ports, and long thread short, I got directed to this link: where I downloaded the "Intel USB 3.0 Driver" and that helped with most of the problem, but my problem now, is that every...
  2. T

    can i upgrade to USB 3.0???

    i have sony vaio vpceh18fg, which have total 3 usb ports.One on left side and two at the right side.I want to upgrade at least one port to usb 3.0. Is that possible???
  3. saggers123

    can i change to usb 3.0 from usb 2.0?

    can i change to usb 3.0 from usb 2.0? I want to do it without any hardware change
  4. K

    moto g supports usb 3.0 ????????

    jst broght a moto g 8 gb i pluged a usb 2.0 otg cable and 64 gb usb 3.0 pendrive its shows damaged usb format any idea pls resolve this
  5. A

    help installing windows 8.1 on inspiron n5110 form usb

    i want to install windows 8.1 from usb drive i have 1 usb 2.0 2 usb 3.0 i want to know is usb 3.0 and touchpad will work during windows install or i'll stuck and can't use my mouse or touchpad thanks .. and sorry for my bad english :)
  6. M

    USB 2.0 on USB 3.0 port is it possible?

    i bought external DVD/RW which runs the speed of USB 2.0 and i am using laptop of win8 with USB 3.0 and it is not working so how i can use the DVD external, any ideas friends. really will be appreciated ,
  7. O

    Dell MKS14 USB3.0 Docking Stand

    Anyone here heard or used the newly launched Dell MKS14 Docking Stand. It looks like a really integrated universal docking solution with Dual Video output plus notebook charging...
  8. AMD-FX

    Need Budget Gaming Laptop Suggestion

    I've been having trouble finding a good gaming laptop to replace the Compaq I'm using now. I need at least: - A 15" HD+ Display - Discrete graphics - 8 GB of RAM - 6 lbs or less - USB 3.0 - Windows 8/8.1 - 500 GB HDD - $600 - $700 USD budget (If you can find one for cheaper that'd be great!)...
  9. P

    gaming with dockstation usb 3.0

    Hello, i want to buy a gaming notebook, but i want to use it with a dock station, my question is, how good is the performance of a top of the line notebook for gaming with a usb3.0 dockstation??? Thanks!!!!
  10. S

    Can Anyone help me choose the 'best' laptop for me? (will be buying soon)

    Actually i'm not as geeky as most of the guys here are. So I seek your help, maybe some suggestions on a new laptop. here are my constraints; - Price: $1000-1050 -Backlit keypad -An optical drive (maybe) -discrete graphics (1 or 2Gb) -A fabulous battery life (anything more than 50Whr) -All...
  11. T

    Adding Esata or USB 3.0 to Laptop

    I was wondering if you took our your optical drive is it possible to run a cable out from the bay and make an esata port with a Sata to eSata adapter of some sort? I would prefer usb 3,0 but I thought about it and believe that would take a sata to usb 3.0 adapter or a jury rig a chain of...
  12. I

    USB3.0 port replicator

    hi there, I'm new here and recently I was looking for a port replicator(docking station) that would have a parallel, serial, usb3.0(atleast one),usb2.0(not necessary), and 5.1 or. 2.1 audio. I was looking for one in Newegg and elsewhere for hours but I only found compactible to one or more...
  13. wrathofdragon

    How to Enable USB 3.0 on a Toshiba Laptop.

    First make sure you have a USB 3.0 Port the device you use should also have a USB 3.0 Logo then check if your usb 3.0 hub is functioning from the device manager: This is how to enable the USB 3.0 From HWSetup: an out-of-the-box Toshiba utility if you have USB 3.0 port and device, and your...
  14. wrathofdragon

    Toshiba Satelite Laptop USB 3.0 not working

    I have several USB 3.0 Hard drives, yet when i connect them to my laptop, they use USB 2.0 (flashes blue when usb 3.0, white when usb 2.0) i tried to connect them to my sister's ASUS laptop, and it used usb 3.0 (even though my laptop is newer and better than hers) The hard drives are a Seagate...
  15. J

    Low Read/Write Speeds SSD and USB 3.0

    Hello! I'm new to this forum.... Maybe my question has already been posted or answered, but I can't seem to find a definitive solution... My Random 4K Read/Write speeds for my notebooks Samsung 840 SSD 250GB is really low... Here are latest results from CrystalDiskMark: CrystalDiskMark 3.0.3...
  16. G

    Lenovo Y500 wireless mouse lags when I plug in USB 3.0 device

    I have a Lenovo y500 laptop (summer 2013). I have a microsoft wireless mobile mouse 3500. Whenever I plug in a USB 3.0 device such as my WD USB 3.0 External HDD or USB 3.0 flashdrive, my wireless mouse starts to lag so bad it's barely useable. It becomes useable when I unplug the USB 3.0 device...
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    Firewire to USB 3.0 adapter?

    I am considering purchasing a new notebook, I'll be going from my tried-and-true Dell Precision m6400 to a much smaller and sleeker Dell Precision M3800.. My current notebook as four usb ports (one is also esata) and a 6 pin firewire. The new M3800 only has USB.. I have several legacy devices...
  18. michaelbr

    USB 2 HD connects to USB3 port question

    I have a new Lenovo G500 i-3110 CPU, it came with 1 USB2 + 2 USB 3 ports, I'm using USB 2 port for my mouse and would like to use the USB 3 port for my USB 2 HD, I've read that USB 3 is backward compatible with USB 2, but what about the cable? I can still use the same USB 2 cable to connect to...
  19. M

    USB 3.0 port suddenly stopped working

    Hello, my charging (not sure if this is what it's called, allows the port to charge say a phone while the laptop is in sleep mode) USB 3.0 port just stopped working today. I spent pretty much the whole day trying to fix it by trying to install/update/uninstall various usb drivers. I even updated...
  20. L

    Usb port malfunctioning on MSI GE60

    Hi. I bought a MSI GE60-0NC 498US in April of this year, and t works great apart for one detail. This laptop has 4 USB ports, 2 of them being USB 3.0. When I connect my external HDD (WD Passport 1TB USB 3.0) with the original cable (Y), it doesn't work at USB 3.0 speeds. The device shows up fine...
  21. D

    USB 3.0 sooooo Slow on ASUS g750 jx

    hi, i Bought Asus G750jx and i have on it 4 usb 3.0 ports and when i put mu 32 gig usb 3.0 kingston flash to transfer some huge files the transfer rate i so slow some around 10 mb/s, i check all drivers and is up to date, and i do not know how to fix this problem. Help please
  22. N

    Replace USB3 Port

    I have a 17R N7110 Dell laptop. One of the USB3 ports has bent pins. Are parts available to replace these?
  23. E

    connecting USB3 device to Galaxy Note

    Is it possible to connect an external HDD with USB 3 conectivity to a Galaxy Note 8 ?
  24. B

    Gaming with USB 3.0 Dock/Port Replicator

    So I have a new Lenovo Y500 with the SLI 750m setup. I have been running it as a desktop setup with all the ports being utilized and using a 30” Samsung 1080p TV as the monitor. It works great but I am getting tired of fishing cables around when reconnecting my laptop after I unplug it. Not...
  25. a39232

    Logitech c920 webcam usb 3.0 benefit ?

    Hi guys, I was just wondering I am wondering will the Logitech C920 webcam covert 1080p video faster in usb 3.0, is there any benefit ? I am using a fx 8350 cpu and a ASUS Sabertooth 990FX am3+ R2.0 motherboard if you need or would like more specs let me know.
  26. B

    70 minutes to copy 15GB of files from iphone 4S to Samsung series 5 using USB 3.0 - is it normal?

    Hello, I have a new Samsung NP530UC, connected my Iphone 4S to the USB 3.0 port, and manually copying the files on the iphone (basically, photos and videos) of about 15GB. the process takes over one hour - is that normal, or is something wrong with my laptop?? i thought it should be flying...
  27. M

    Samsung ODD to SSD, HDD or USB 3.0

    I currently have a Samsung NP305 with the AMD A6-3420M in which i just use as a dock now because the screen cracked. The laptop is used only for my music studio. I am upgrading the HDD to a SSD but also would love to see if i could turn the CD-Drive (ODD) into another SSD or possibly a USB 3.0...
  28. C

    USB 3.0 Docking stations.

    Hi there. Anyone know a dual or even triple video USB 3.0 docking station that doesn't cost more than $100+. Looking for something which can give me 2 monitors off USB 3 and has a mixture of other ports to tidy up my cable management. Ideally I would buy a Toshiba Dynadock u3.0...
  29. B

    USB3.0 PCMCIA Card:

    Does anyone manufacture a USB3.0 PCMCIA card adapter for older laptops? Not an "express" card adapter; I have one of those. I'd like to obtain a USB-3 adapter for my 2004 Dell Insprion 1000, which has 2 PCMCIA slots.
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    USB 3.0 not working properly

    I recently bought a new laptop, Lenovo U310, and when I tried using the two USB 3.0 ports on the left side of the laptop, both of them don't seem to be working. I tried the USB 2.0 port on the right side of the laptop and it opens my flash drives just fine. I tried going into the BIOS with a...
  31. G

    inspiron n5110 right USB 3.0 smoking

    I have a dell inspiron N5110 (which i bought about 8 months ago) I recently bought a cheap cooling pad for it, it worked fine for a couple of days until one day i was connecting it to the USB port on the right side of my laptop -near the headphone and microphone jacks- when I heard the sound of...
  32. adammitchell

    HP dv6 6119WM USB 3.0 ports not working?

    It seems like the computer knows that they are there, because I can see them listed under hardware. However, my wireless mouse and everything else I try to plug into them will not work. Any suggestions? Also, I have noticed that they are not showing up as USB 3.0 in device manager. They show up...
  33. N

    Mini DV to USB 3 Adapter

    Is there any way, other than firewire to capture DV video from a camcorder to a USB 3 port on my laptop? The laptop is Dell Inspiron N7110 and the camcorder is JVC GR-D370U.
  34. G

    USB 3.0 ports not working in my AMD A10 laptop. Please help me!!

    I have a HP pavilion G6-2313ax laptop and the two USB 3.0 ports are not working whereas usb2.0 port works. When i connect a pen drive it lits up but it is not recognized at al. Please do help me with the proper driver link or give the solution to make it work..
  35. V

    Usb 3.0 port question.

    Hello, I have a question concerning the installation of windows from a usb 3 port. Is it necessary for the drivers for the port to be installed or not,before the installation from the flash drive. I am asking because once i started to install the OS from a different port and halftrough the...
  36. D

    HP G6-2288ca - Missing USB 3.0 drivers

    I have a HP g6-2288ca that I just reformatted with windows 7, but I am missing the USB 3.0 drivers. Could anyone help me? Thanks.
  37. S

    WD 500gb ext hd usb3 compatable/no software

    I have brought a preownend wd 500 gb passport ext h-drive. It has been wiped completely, it's usb 3 compatable. Where can i get the original software that was installed, to make it work as originally intended. plus the original partion structure. many thanks.
  38. B

    Usb 3.0 Ports not working on Lenovo y580

    I have had this laptop for less than a week and today when i turned it on i noticed that none of the usb 3.0 ports where functioning the usb 2.0 port works fine but the other ports dont work they dont even provide any power. the drivers are up to date and i already restarted to no avail. i'm...
  39. agpbiohazard

    Gigabyte z68x-ud3h-b3 USB 3.0 Issues

    Hello folks, I have researched this problem thoroughly and have tried many things, all to no avail. So I am falling back on the experts; you guys :) I need help. And I believe you can help me. First off, the specs: Gigabyte Z68X-UD3H-B3 Motherboard (Bios F12) G.Skill Ripjaws 8gb DDR3 1600mhz...
  40. gam0reily

    Gettin super Low speeds at USB 3.0 (27 MBps max)!!

    Hello, Sorry if it isn't the right forum. But I am having trouble transferring my files via USB 3.0 from my External drive, a seagate GoFlex 500GB to my laptop, an HP Pavilion g6-2005AX. I am new to USB 3.0, since I got this lappy today itself. So, I did a normal copy-paste to my laptop's...
  41. T

    Farstone Driveclone problem

    Hi, I'm trying to clone my OS drive in my laptop to a SSD (Corsair Perfromance Pro 256 GB) which is housed in a USB3 external case - connected through a USB3 port. I'm using Farstones Driveclone. The problem is that it seems to take eternal time - it begins with "initializing" the drive, but...
  42. P

    USB 3.0 Port not working

    Hey guys, i bought an ASUS k53ta-bbr6 laptop refurbished a few months ago. I just noticed the USB 3.0 port doesn't work, i tried it only with usb 2.0 devices. I used a multimeter and it does have voltage going into it, but nothing i plugged in charged or came up on windows, any ideas?
  43. L

    Express Card Adapters for USB3 and esata

    Anyone try to upgrade an older laptop with one of the dirt cheap express cards? I have a Dell XPS M1330 which works great for everything including hdmi movie play, but it has no esata connector for fast backups. All I'm trying to do is backup to an external drive occasionally using something...
  44. C

    USB 3.0 intermittently badly/not working on new laptop

    Hello, (I hope I put this in the right category - apologies if not; happy to repost in better place if you can let me know where that is) I just acquired a Toshiba Portege R835-P88 laptop a week ago, which includes a USB 3.0 port (and two USB 2.0s). I have had some intermittent trouble with...
  45. S

    LENOVO IdeaPad Y570 GT555M 1GB

    Hello, Has anyone used this setup machine (or something close to it) with Intel i7 2.2GHz 2670QM, DDR3@1333MHz, nVIDIA GT555M 1GB GDDR5 with 96 cores, 2xUSB3.0... ? I'm interested if the USB 3.0 ports are ok (i've heard that some models fail over USB 3.0) and if the 555M 1GB GDDR5 is somewhere...
  46. C

    Laptop cooler - usb 3.0?

    Hi guys, i was wondering : Since USB 3.0 can provide considerably more power than usb 2.0, is there a chance we will see in the near future laptop coolers that will do something more than move less air than a mice fart? (considering USB powered that is). I have been checking at the "theory"...
  47. dconnors

    Getting the Most Out of USB 3.0

    It's time you embraced USB 3.0, a standard that offers ten time the speed of its predecessor. Check out these 3.0-enabled hard drives, thumb drives and accessories. Getting the Most Out of USB 3.0 : Read more
  48. C

    Just traded my new laptop...

    Old laptop (bought Sept 1st): (only paid $550 from a Fry's deal) + Blu ray -No USB 3.0 -eSATA New laptop (bought at Labor Day): +USB 3.0 +Smaller screen at same...
  49. C

    USB 3.0

    Hi, I recently purchased a Sager 5165 and it came with two usb 3.0 ports. I also have a Seagate External HD and I was trying to use the usb 3.0 ports but it wouldn't work. They were going at the same speeds as usb 2.0. I've tried downloading the drivers from Sager again and on the external they...
  50. I

    Need a Laptop

    So, I am selling my awesome gaming desktop so that I can get a laptop for college. I hope to get a laptop with an i7 process (dont really know which one) and definitely USB3.0. I also want a high quality (also large) screen and probably a decent graphics card. The reason I turned to this forum...
  51. M

    ESATA usb3 convertor

    Hello,my hp notebook has no usb3 port but one eSATA is available. Is there any convertor to reach to USB3 through my eSATA port?
  52. M

    Laptop with FireWire?

    Hello, I am looking for a laptop with USB 3.0, FireWire, eSATA and HDMI. Any help?
  53. henryvalz

    USB3, Blu Ray, both, or neither?

    So, I'm in the market for a laptop. I KNOW that I need a laptop that can hold 2 drives (I'm dropping an SSD in). However, what I'm not sure about is whether I really need USB 3.0 and Blu Ray. What do you guys think? I'm thinking that USB 3.0 will obviously be pretty common within the year...
  54. G

    5 Next-Gen USB 3.0 Devices

    USB 3.0 devices can deliver data to and from PCs in a hurry. But you already knew that. What makes these new USB 3.0 devices even better? 5 Next-Gen USB 3.0 Devices : Read more
  55. G

    Century Tribe Drive Dock Maximizes USB 3.0

    Potentially a great tool for those arduous multi-install sessions! Century Tribe Drive Dock Maximizes USB 3.0 : Read more
  56. H

    Usb 3;0 and transfer speeds

    Hi I was just wandering how long should it take to transfer a 25GB 1080p HD movie to a standard deff disk? because it takes approx 3hours. Is it somthing to do with the transfer speeds of usb 2.0? would it be quicker if I got a usb 3.0 laptop? as I am going to buy a new laptop 2moz. either...
  57. liquidsnake718

    Are there netbooks with usb 3.0 yet?

    Ive already found several laptops with 3.0 which are interestring but Im choosing to replace my 2 year old netbook MSI wind for a newer netbook with usb 3.0, are there any out yet? Thus far I havent seen any when I search but there might be down the line... What do you think? This will actually...
  58. liquidsnake718

    Usb 3.0 on laptops?

    what laptops currently have usb3.0? So far I think asus does but do you have one that has usb3.0?
  59. R

    USB 2.0 converter

    hi, do they make a converter for a USB 2.0 to convert to a USB 3.0?
  60. S

    USB3, SATA 3 and DDR3 laptop?

    AMD has launched new chipset for desktops with USB3, SATA 3 and DDR3, when they will launch new chipset for laptops? Did Nvidia has some plans for chipsets? When laptops with these features will be available in market?