Originally Posted by Sin0822
I know but i have them filled up so i have to use the blue usb3 ports. DUH you can run usb2 on usb3 ports it will still use the same NEC controller.
Sorry, I read your post incorrectly.
|or a motherboard with extra usb power.
There's a battery charging specification but I thought they were a dedicated port?
OP, you need somekinda crazy USB "Y" cable to get power from your USB2 port and a signal from your USB3 port all going into a USB Micro B connector for your drive.
Kinda like http://www.tci-tw.com/en/ProductView.Asp?ID=145
I guess all USB3 ports aren't powered?