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Jumping to USB 3.0 isn’t something you want to do all at once typically, even though the performance increases are well worth it. The cost of USB 3.0 devices is still at a premium, but picking them up as you need to replace different components is highly recommended, as I did. Like I mentioned before, in the end your performance is only as good as your weakest link, but you might as well be prepared. USB 3.0 isn’t going anywhere, if you aren’t considering them now you will be kicking yourself soon enough when your new USB 2.0 flash drive has you waiting an hour to transfer files to and from it. I for one welcome our new USB 3.0 overlords! Of course with thunderbolt starting to make its way into PC’s, how long before we start looking to it for even better transfer speeds.

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Myndmelt replied the topic: #25387 31 May 2012 18:27
"After looking around at the hugs available I went with Trendnet’s TU3-H4"... I came for the USB 3.0, I'll stay for the hugs.
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garfi3ld replied the topic: #25388 31 May 2012 18:37
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Twodavez replied the topic: #25390 01 Jun 2012 00:24
I wish more case makers would invest in upgrading their front ports... At a LAN when it's important for a quick transfer, the most useful ports are in the back. In fact, i can't get my phone to charge correctly off the front ports, only off the back ones. And i have a newer (last year) CM Storm Scout case!
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garfi3ld replied the topic: #25392 01 Jun 2012 01:20
Last year the internal USB 3.0 port was just coming out. We are seeing USB 3.0 on most new cases now :)
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renegade replied the topic: #25393 01 Jun 2012 01:45
Make sure to check the transfer specs on usb 3.0 devices before buying they are not all made the same. I have a 32 gig Mushkin USB 3.0 that does not even transfer at 50% the speed I get from my kingston hyperx 64 gig.
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L0rdG1gabyt3 replied the topic: #25396 01 Jun 2012 03:52

Twodavez wrote: I wish more case makers would invest in upgrading their front ports... At a LAN when it's important for a quick transfer, the most useful ports are in the back. In fact, i can't get my phone to charge correctly off the front ports, only off the back ones. And i have a newer (last year) CM Storm Scout case!

One thing I love about my Silverstone Raven... all the back ports.... on the top!

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