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Asus p8Z77 V-LX2 USB3 Internal Header Question

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Last response: in Motherboards
August 16, 2013 2:03:32 AM

Firstly I am just about to order this MB, ASUS P8Z77 V-LX2.

But i have an issue with the description of the internal USB3 header. It clearly states on the Asus Website, and in all other descriptions of the MB, that there are 2 Internal USB 3 headers. However in Every Picture and on the online version of the manual, there I only see 1 - 20 pin Internal USB3 connector.

So I will be running 1 USB3 Internal Connector to my Front Panel USB3 Port, and I was also going to get a Front Panel USB 3 Hub/Card reader, -

But because this will use up another Internal USB3 Header I am a little confused as to where on the MB the second Internal USB3 header is located. I am posting here first while I will also try to contact ASUS also, Ill update if I get a reply from them.

Many Thanks

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August 16, 2013 2:12:34 AM

it must be a mis type on amazon, the asus website says it only has 1 usb 3 header.

you will need a card such as this one if you need another usb 3 header to support the front panel card reader.

Internal I/O
1 x USB 3.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 2 USB 3.0 port(s)
2 x USB 2.0 connector(s) support(s) additional 4 USB 2.0 port(s)
1 x COM port(s) connector(s)
2 x SATA 6Gb/s connector(s)
4 x SATA 3Gb/s connector(s)
1 x CPU Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
2 x Chassis Fan connector(s) (4 -pin)
1 x Power Fan connector(s) (3 -pin)
1 x S/PDIF out header(s)
1 x 24-pin EATX Power connector(s)
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector(s)
1 x Front panel audio connector(s) (AAFP)
1 x System panel(s)
1 x Clear CMOS jumper(s)