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

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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  1. Best answer
    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
  2. Thanks dude!

    I was hoping that would be the case. It's more convenient that way.
  3. Best answer selected by tiiiym.
  4. No probs man, and thank you for B.A
    Moto
  5. 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?products_id=697

    Just spreading the knowledge since I spent a long time trying to find that piece.
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