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Many cases have the 19-pin USB 3.0 up front. Newer mobos include it too.
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Yes.. I was hoping to get front panel usb3 that will plug in on the actual motherboard, the ones out there usually plugs into the back of the rear io panel on the mainboard..

Also it would be nice to have that mounted on the actual case instead of taking a 5.25 bay, tho that will probably not be possible for us existing case owners as it will require modding of the case itself..
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post #13 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by DragonFireSG View Post
Simple solution is to get the 3.5" flexbay mount for installing your own I/O device. Personally having a SHDC card reader up front is more important for me. If the device sports USB3 ports, it is a bonus



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This would be a nice option. I'm guessing some acetone, if that's metal, would make it look cleaner

Edit: then again, i don't really see the point for myself needing USB 3.0 for awhile
Edited by Tennobanzai - 10/10/11 at 9:31am
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That's the direction we're going in. We're going to replace the I/O panel with a 3.5" bay so people can put whatever they want there (and we won't have to support it ) Our volume simply doesn't allow us to get pricing that makes sense. The STH10 will be the 1st case to have that feature.
that sounds like a great idea. I was going to suggest one or two E-SATA ports in there as well, but if i can just put whatever the hell i want in there myself, even better.

One serious suggestion though, the front panel, right in the center near the IO panel, needs a fastener there. The metal is too thin and flimsy, and mine bulges out around the IO panel and makes noise. A fastener or two needs added there, in addition to the two on the top and bottom.
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that sounds like a great idea. I was going to suggest one or two E-SATA ports in there as well, but if i can just put whatever the hell i want in there myself, even better.

One serious suggestion though, the front panel, right in the center near the IO panel, needs a fastener there. The metal is too thin and flimsy, and mine bulges out around the IO panel and makes noise. A fastener or two needs added there, in addition to the two on the top and bottom.
Sounds like something is going on the the switch plate. Maybe some powder build up near the threads. Shoot me a PM when you get a chance and we'll see if we can get it squared away.

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