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USB 3.0 external to internal adapter. Which one is right?

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December 30, 2011 5:58:51 AM

My new build is almost flushed out. I just need some clarification about my USB 3 pass through solution.



The case I'm buying comes with two front USB 3 ports utilizing the pass through set up. I found a couple adapters that can be used to plug said ports straight into the mobo internal USB 3.0 connectors.

USB 3.0 A Female to Box Header 20pin Male Adapter

Silverstone 120mm External to Internal 19 pin USB3.0 Adapter Cable


The mobo I'm getting comes with two USB 3 internal connectors. So, should I get two Female to Box Header Male Adapters, or just the one Silverstone Adapter Cable?

Would the Silverstone cable be a bottleneck if both front USB 3 ports where used at the same time?

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December 30, 2011 6:14:11 AM
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just the second one mate,
and no, no bottleneck, every usb 2/3 panel I've ever seen in cases only uses a single plug for two usb ports, its normal
Moto
December 30, 2011 6:41:18 AM

Thanks dude!

I was hoping that would be the case. It's more convenient that way.
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December 30, 2011 6:41:47 AM

Best answer selected by tiiiym.
December 30, 2011 6:43:55 AM

No probs man, and thank you for B.A
Moto
February 3, 2012 10:34:19 PM

Those parts are no longer available (the monoprice part) so I am providing another link that has the USB3 ICC connector straight to USB 3.0 male A connector.

http://cmstore.coolermaster-usa.com/product_info.php?pr...

Just spreading the knowledge since I spent a long time trying to find that piece.
February 3, 2012 10:57:55 PM

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