USB 3.0 MB and case with only 2.0 ports. Tags: New Build Cases Usb3 Systems Last response: March 21, 2011 11:22 AM in Systems Share 2dmfst March 19, 2011 11:52:50 PM Hello and thank you for any answers that are given. My question is how do I get the 3.0 outside my case? If there is a panel that would fit in a drive bay, I would be ok with that. MB is this http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/ite... case is this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Again, thank you for any answers. More about : usb case ports | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove 2dmfst March 20, 2011 11:10:32 AM bump | Report abuse WR2 March 20, 2011 12:58:28 PM Hello 2dmfst; What USB 3.0 devices do you need to attach? | Report abuse 2dmfst March 20, 2011 2:59:27 PM Right now it would only be an external HDD. I don't know what else I'll be getting but I want the ability to use anything on the market. | Report abuse Related ressources USB 3.0 compatibility problem MB/Case - Forum Will usb 3.0 (read 70 MB /s, write 20Mb /s) slow down on a 2.0 port - Forum USB 3.0 PCI-E card on a mobo with only USB 2.0 ports - Forum USB 3.0 to usb 2.0 header? - Forum USB 3.0 front panel ports . One works, other gives power, no USB - Forum Ask the community Publish WR2 March 20, 2011 3:17:11 PM Something like this would work: SIIG JU-H40212-S1 front panel USB 3.0 4-Port Bay Hub $50 Personally, I prefer the external powered hub like: Koutech IO-HU430 4-Port SuperSpeed USB 3.0 External Hub $40 as a better way of keeping things organized. | Report abuse WR2 March 20, 2011 3:21:02 PM Another case front panel hub: Koutech IO-FPH431 4-Port USB 3.0 Front Panel Hub (3.5") $35 | Report abuse 2dmfst March 20, 2011 7:51:06 PM Thats the type of item I was looking for but reading the replies on these items is dissapointing. Looks like I need to wait until someone makes a better hub. Thank you for your help. | Report abuse WR2 March 21, 2011 11:22:30 AM That's a smart move IMO. It's not like you'll have a shortage of USB 3.0 ports anytime soon. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Systems>USB 3.0 MB and case with only 2.0 ports.> Related ressources: ForumConvert front USB 3.0 ports to 2.0 ? ForumWill A USB 2.0 Header Power USB 3.0 Ports ? ForumUSB 3.0 ports on case and mobo question ForumUSB 3.0 20 -1 header limitations? ForumUSB 3.0 Western Digital 30mb /s transfer speed ForumProblems with USB 2.0 ports on x79 Rampage IV extreme ForumSwap front USB2.0 for 3.0 ? ForumReplacing case USB2.0 with USB3.0 ForumShould I use USB 3.0 hub to connect USB 2.0 External HDD? ForumUpgrading PC after 4 Years(2009) Need Help! [PC Noob] ForumMaking a new case, looking for opinions... Forum[Solved] Requesting help picking a case Forum[Solved] Do I use both the 16 + 10 pin connectors to power my 24 pin mobo with my seasoni Forum[Solved] BSOD BCC124 only in MP mode BFBC2. Sigh... ForumBudget Gaming PC with Future Upgrades More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !