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Which Z77 Motherboard has the maximum number of "Real" USB 3.0 Ports

[Counting Both External USB 3.0 (at the back) + Internal USB 3.0 Headers]

By "Real" i mean
Those USB 3.0 Ports which are not added throught different controller chips like nec or vli .
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Lets Change the Question:
Which Z77 Motherboard has the maximum number of "Native + Non Native" USB 3.0 Ports

i Mean Total Usable
(Back I/O + Internal Headers) for both Native and Non Native Included

Just out of Curiosity!!
Edited by John117 - 3/12/13 at 11:18pm
post #2 of 12
I am not sure if i'm answering right. but that would be the most expensive ones. like the UD5H from gigabye. the Asus Rampage. the ASrock Extreme 9... i am not sure though. but check those 3 and you will find which one wink.gif
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No idea, I believe the're no market for high quantity of USB3.0, at least not yet.. And those who need them will probably expand from a PCIe..
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Originally Posted by Ramzinho View Post

I am not sure if i'm answering right. but that would be the most expensive ones. like the UD5H from gigabye. the Asus Rampage. the ASrock Extreme 9... i am not sure though. but check those 3 and you will find which one wink.gif

You are probably confusing the Rampage with the Maximus..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by John117 View Post

Which Z77 Motherboard has the maximum number of "Real" USB 3.0 Ports

[Counting Both External USB 3.0 (at the back) + Internal USB 3.0 Headers]

By "Real" i mean those USB 3.0 Ports which are not added throught different controller chips like nec or vli.

By your definition of "real", all Z77 motherboards have exactly the same amount. That number is 4 (2 physical ports on the rear I/O panel and a single header that connects to 2 ports on the front of the case).

All other USB 3.0 ports included on Z77 motherboards are added via additional "external" (non-Intel) chipsets.
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Originally Posted by Ramzinho View Post

I am not sure if i'm answering right. but that would be the most expensive ones. like the UD5H from gigabye. the Asus Rampage. the ASrock Extreme 9... i am not sure though. but check those 3 and you will find which one wink.gif
checking .......................
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you are righ the maximus V smile.gif
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post #7 of 12
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Quote:
Originally Posted by svenge View Post

By your definition of "real", all Z77 motherboards have exactly the same amount. That number is 4 (2 physical ports on the rear I/O panel and a single header that connects to 2 ports on the front of the case).

Not All
http://www.gigabyte.in/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4279#sp

USB: Up to 2 USB 3.0/2.0 ports (available through the internal USB headers)

Not 4 here (Thats Partly Why i asked the question)
Quote:
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All other USB 3.0 ports included on Z77 motherboards are added via additional "external" (non-Intel) chipsets.

True............... But Does they Function like Real Ports.................. giving same Speeds ??
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True............... But Does they Function like Real Ports.................. giving same Speeds ??

Yes they are actually USB3.0 but not controlled by Intel Z77 Chipset
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Quote:
Originally Posted by John117 View Post

Not All
http://www.gigabyte.in/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4279#sp

USB: Up to 2 USB 3.0/2.0 ports (available through the internal USB headers)

Other two are just run throught the hub. So technically there are still 4 Intel USB 3.0 ports. All Z77 boards have 4 Intel USB 3.0 in one way or the other.
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Question Changed:
Which Z77 Motherboard has the maximum number of "Native + Non Native" USB 3.0 Ports

i Mean Total Usable
(Back I/O + Internal Headers) for both Native and Non Native Included
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