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I've a motherboard with 2 USB 3.0 at the I/O panel and would like to buy an USB 3.0 hub (with 3 to 6 ports) and put it on my desk.
The question is if there will be possibility to use all of the ports simultaneously like USB sticks, USB Wi-Fi card ASUS USB-N53, keyboard, mouse, phone etc. and if transfers will not be downgrading or some devices stops working by 2-3-4-5 or 6 USB 3.0 devices connected and used at the same time.
post #2 of 15
I have this one: http://www.amazon.com/Charging-Adapter-Included-VL812-B2-Firmware/dp/B00EYXZI4M/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1394313372&sr=8-1&keywords=anker+usb+3.0+hub

Works well... multiple devices plugged into it with no issues. Fast too! USB 3.0 has a max bandwidth limitation... so the more devices you are running off of it, the more likely it is that each device will run slower, since it is sharing that bandwidth.
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post #3 of 15
A single USB3 port has 5Gbps bandwidth. If you plug a hub into one port, all the ports on the hub share that single port's bandwidth.
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post #4 of 15
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Originally Posted by cgipson1 View Post

I have this one: http://www.amazon.com/Charging-Adapter-Included-VL812-B2-Firmware/dp/B00EYXZI4M/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1394313372&sr=8-1&keywords=anker+usb+3.0+hub

Works well... multiple devices plugged into it with no issues. Fast too! USB 3.0 has a max bandwidth limitation... so the more devices you are running off of it, the more likely it is that each device will run slower, since it is sharing that bandwidth.

Buy that one! I think they have one with 10 ports.

I tried quite a few and they suck compared to that one.
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post #5 of 15
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Originally Posted by m98custom1212 View Post

Buy that one! I think they have one with 10 ports.

I tried quite a few and they suck compared to that one.

Agreed... I did some research before deciding on the Anker. It is a popular one, with lots of good reviews.
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Is there any other hub you can recommend? Any of Anker products is available here where I live.
post #7 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by bl00keRs View Post

Is there any other hub you can recommend? Any of Anker products is available here where I live.

That is the only USB 3.0 hub I have actually used... so can't make any direct recommendations. Sorry! No Amazon? Or is the import tax prohibitive?
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Alright. Will check britain amazon :-)
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post #10 of 15
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I don't need 10 ports. 3-6 is enough and it will be cheaper as 47£ is quite expensive for a hub imo, but there is free shipping if more expensive than 25£. What's doing the charging port? Is that just for charging mobile, faster charging also or something else? I'd like a black one as my desk is black too. Is the Anker good quality? Need one with at least 1,2m cable.
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