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Case doesn't have USB 3.0 ports?

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June 23, 2013 11:04:52 AM

So I was using PCpartpicker and I got this error message. I looked at pictures of the case, and it appears to have USB front panel ports. Are they only compatible with USB 2.0? Here's the link for my build: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/19qpY


ASRock B85 Pro4 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard has an onboard USB 3.0 header, but the Diablotek CPA-0170 ATX Mid Tower Case w/400W Power Supply does not have front panel USB 3.0 ports.

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a b V Motherboard
June 23, 2013 11:17:14 AM

Do not buy that case. It's crap and so is the PSU.

The case has 2.0, not USB 3.0. Everything about it is cheap cheap cheap.
If all your components are right, you are spending $1200. Don't get a shitty case with a crappy PSU. You'll hate yourself for it.
a b V Motherboard
June 23, 2013 11:17:54 AM

Three options:
1) Pick a different case, best option - Concur with envy14tpe - More important than your USB3 problem is the PSU - El Cheapy means greater risk that if it goes POOF, so does the rest of your system - MB, CPU, Ram and even possibly the GPU..
2) Buy a USB3 Hub ( I Prefer the powered hubs), plug it into the back USB3 port and place on desk
3) Buy This and mount in case (Just like a dvd drive) and plug into MB USB3 connector:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
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a b V Motherboard
June 23, 2013 11:28:04 AM

Worlds better....

PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor ($349.99 @ Newegg)
CPU Cooler: Xigmatek Dark Knight II SD1283 Night Hawk Edition 89.5 CFM CPU Cooler ($49.99 @ Amazon)
Motherboard: ASRock Z87 Extreme3 ATX LGA1150 Motherboard ($127.99 @ Newegg)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600 Memory ($59.99 @ Newegg)
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($85.99 @ NCIX US)
Video Card: Asus GeForce GTX 660 Ti 2GB Video Card ($262.98 @ SuperBiiz)
Case: Corsair 300R ATX Mid Tower Case ($49.99 @ Newegg)
Power Supply: XFX 550W 80 PLUS Bronze Certified ATX12V / EPS12V Power Supply ($45.99 @ NCIX US)
Optical Drive: LG GH24NS95 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 (OEM) (64-bit) ($99.99 @ Newegg)
Monitor: Asus VS247H-P 23.6" Monitor ($134.99 @ Newegg)
Keyboard: AZIO Levetron Wired Gaming Keyboard ($29.99 @ Newegg)
Total: $1282.87
(Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.)
(Generated by PCPartPicker 2013-06-23 14:27 EDT-0400)
a b V Motherboard
June 23, 2013 11:39:00 AM

Your build is good but dont give him a crap $49 case
a b V Motherboard
June 23, 2013 12:21:30 PM

avenseth12 said:
Your build is good but dont give him a crap $49 case


It's a $90 case on sale for $50.
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