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It generally makes no difference unless it is an unpowered hub and devices
power needs raise an issue.
"OM" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have several external hard drives.
> Is it better to connect each hard drive to seperate USB sockets, or is
> it OK to connect them all on a USB hub?
> I've tested speeds of transferring between hard drives while connected
> both to a hub.
> I haven't noticed any difference.
> (I didn't exactly do an exhuastive test transferring very large files.)