New build, motherboard USB problem? Tags: Homebuilt USB Motherboards New Build Systems Product Last response: May 18, 2013 1:09 PM in Systems Share gommer556 December 22, 2012 1:48:55 AM i just built my first build today, and was using this case:http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... which had a cable for the 2 front USB ports (im assuming, i cant see) and the cable says that its USB 3.0, but i cant find a USB 3.0 slot on my mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... does this mean i will not be able to use my 2 front USB slots because its incompatible? i have not actually tried because my monitor has yet to arrive, so i cant boot it up just yet. im surprised i didn't catch this incompatibility, i researched all the parts extensively and asked tons of people on this forum... More about : build motherboard usb problem scout_03 a b B Homebuilt system a b V Motherboard December 22, 2012 3:12:16 AM check if something like this could help http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... there are also some for the back of the case. Ohmybad December 22, 2012 3:23:29 AM the case has USB 3.0 Plug, your mother board doesn't have on board USB3.0, i had the same problem with my mobo/case so i bought http://www.corsair.com/en/parts/case-parts/obsidian-ser... it has that USB 3 to USB 2 adapter. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer System Analysis Program May 18, 2013 1:09:48 PM It's your motherboard, H61 chipset does not support USB 3.0 so you have to get the header in order to use the two USB slots Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMy new build with an ASUS M4A89TD PRO/ USB 3 motherboard wont start up ForumNew build but issue with case usb 3 ForumNew Build , usb ports not responding ForumMotherboard & Power supply Problem ( new assembly) ForumCan you use USB devices on a new build before installing windows? ForumNeed help with new build , money is not a problem ForumMotherboard /RAM issues with new build ForumBest Motherboard for new build - Asus or Gigabyte ForumProblem with a new build ForumProblem Installing Windows 7 On New Build ForumNew build usb port problems ForumNew build boot without PS2 & USB Keyboard? ForumRestarting and freezing with new build(M4A77T/USB 3) ForumStrange problem with new build ForumNew build - Z77 gigabyte motherboard . Which drivers? ForumNew build , stand-by LED on motherboard keeps blinking ForumUsb and pci-express cutting out on motherboard ForumPower Supply good for cheap price More resources Read discussions in other Systems categories Homebuilt New Build Prebuilt Cases Power Supplies RAM CyberPower !