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USB 3.0 Connection Problems

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December 25, 2012 1:35:30 PM

Hello, I have recently acquired a haf 912 advanced. On the front of the case, there are two inbuilt usb 3.0 ports that link together joining into a 20 pin female port. I have also purchased a P9X79 Asus motherboard. On this motherboard, I can find no male port for this to link up with. If someone could tell me where to locate this port or an adaptor of some sort, to link the two components together, it would be greatly appreciated.
December 25, 2012 1:53:17 PM

If i'm not mistaken 912 has 2.0 ports on the front panel
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December 25, 2012 2:23:07 PM

As stated above, the HAF 912 doesn't have USB 3.0 front panel ports, unless you have the advanced version, which is limited to Asia only. But this is the part that you look for.
http://www.amazon.com/Header-20-Pin-Male-Female-Adapter...

But be sure that you do mean USB 3.0, not 2.0 because they use a completely different type of plug. In this case, You'd use something like this.
http://www.frontx.com/cpx512.html
Thoughy I'm not sure where you could buy one at.
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December 25, 2012 3:36:23 PM

No, I do in fact have the advanced version, with the two 3.0 ports, and am based in Australia.
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December 25, 2012 3:44:42 PM

Well the first link is what you need.
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December 25, 2012 4:09:29 PM

I'm confused...
Real 912 advanced should have 3.0 connectors.
If your doesn't have it, i'm coming to conclusion it's not the case you think it is/
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December 25, 2012 5:20:11 PM

He's saying that it came with a female connector and not a male one, so he needs an adapter.
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December 26, 2012 12:10:38 AM

Alright, well the below link is a picture of the wiring that came built into the case. It is the end of where the two 3.0 ports meet where the port I am talking about is. I just can't seem to find an appropriate port on the mobo to connect it to.
http://www.amazon.com/Silverstone-Tek-USB3-0-Adapter-Ca...
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December 26, 2012 12:30:38 AM

Apparently, there is no onboard header for USB 3.0. Looks like ypu are going to have to route those cables to the back of your I/O ports.
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