Motherboard has on-board USB 2.0 but case requires USB 3.0
Hello, I have both a motherboard and a case on the way to my house and I noticed that the case requires on-board USB 3.0, but the motherboard has on-board USB 2.0. What will happen when I put the PC together? Will it still work, and if not are there adapters for it? And what is the difference between USB 2.0 and 3.0? I am assuming if there are adapters, the case would become compatible for USB 2.0. Thank you in advance for your responses. If you want to know the products here they are: Motherboard: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131872 Case: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16811147107 .
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You have to see what connector came with the case. I remember on my case with 3.0 port, it said- if motherboard has no 3.0, to connect it to the 2.0 port and it would work as 2.0. You would have to look up adopter if you will need one.
Case has: 2 x USB 3.0 (internal 20-pin connector to MB) 4 x USB 2.0
The motherboard model you chose has (no internal 20-pin connector for USB 3.0). You would just not connect the USB 3.0 cable. There are two USB 3.0 ports on the back I/O panel of the motherboard that you can use.