Additional USB 3 ports needed - F1A75M mobo

Discussion in 'Asus' started by Rickroll, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. Rickroll

    Rickroll Guest

    I have a F1A75M mobo and need some additional USB3 ports.

    There is a motherboard socket that is for USB3 ports 3 and 4. It says
    connect this to a back-panel slot cover that has 2 USB sockets and
    you're good to go. Looking t the pin-outs, I've not seen anything like
    this before, so assume it is an ASUS plug.

    The same thing applies to an additional pair of USB2 sockets.

    It says I must buy these items separately, but from whom or where?

    I can't find anywhere on the ASUS site where accessories are sold.
    Can anyone please clue me in?
    Rickroll, Aug 25, 2013
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    Paul Guest

    This one is a bit overpriced. It would be for a front bay.
    I couldn't find the faceplate version on this site. This
    site services North America, and I'm not aware of similar sites
    for any other areas.

    I thought this adapter was humorous. Would lead to a cabling mess.

    And from the same site actually selling that dongle, they have a faceplate

    The problem with that one, is the connectors might be slightly
    too close together to be practical. Some of the USB3 flash
    sticks are a bit bigger than normal. You'd want a faceplate
    like that, but perhaps with only two connectors on it.

    That dongle idea seems to be popular with the manufacturers.
    This one is a little less fancy.

    OK, here is a two port plate. Still too close together to be
    an "ideal" purchase, but close enough.

    Paul, Aug 26, 2013
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  3. In the UK I got the two-port version of this:
    for my M5A99X Pro. Don't remember what I paid but an Amazon UK
    reseller is listing it at less than £10.
    Peter Johnson, Aug 26, 2013
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