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How to connect front USB3?

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Last response: in Components
April 21, 2013 9:16:24 AM

A silly question, but this is my first build. My case has a USB3 port in front with a 20 pin connector to connect to the MoBo. However, I am using an ASUS F2A55-M MoBo which doesn't have a USB 3 connector. Is there a work around for that?

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April 21, 2013 9:31:06 AM

Yes, you can buy a usb3.0 to usb2.0 adapter.
It will let you run the front port as usb2.0.
Like this:

Or... you can buy a usb3.0 add in card that will include a usb3.0 internal header.
Something like this:
April 21, 2013 9:53:14 AM

Thanks! I took the later step and ordered the card.