06-23-2012 09:34 AM
I have 5 USB 1.0 ports and one USB 2.0 port on my desktop. I would like to have at least on USB 3.0 port for an external hard disk.
How do I best accomplish this?
06-23-2012 10:24 AM - last edited on 04-19-2016 10:26 AM by OscarFuentes
It does not have USB1.0 ports. According to spec, the HPE-507t Cleveland board has 4 rear USB2.0 I/O ports:
The front array may have varied options for the Front Productivity Ports :
So, the USB port on the front maybe either 2.0 or 3.0 (3.0 would have a 3.0 card installed in a rear slot).
PCIEx1 USB3.0 Cards, look inside to determine what power lead you have available that can reach the card.
Please click Accept as Solution, if your problem is solved. To say THANK YOU, press the "thumbs up symbol" to render a KUDO. You can render both Solution and KUDO..
Loaner: Envy Omen Windows 10 Home 64 4th Gen Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4720HQ + NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 2GB Discrete Graphics (8GB memory) 128GB SSD
Loaner: HP ENVY 8 5002 Tablet
HP Envy 8 5010 Tablet
(2) HP DV7t i7 3160QM 2.3Ghz 8GB
HP m9200t E8400,Win7 Pro, 4GB RAM, ASUS 550Ti 2GB, Rosewill 630W. 1T HD
Custom Asus P8Z87D, I7-4770k, 16GB RAM, WIN7 Pro 64bit, EVGA GTX670 2GB, 500GB HD SSD, Rosewill Blackhawk case and OCZ 750W.
Printer -- HP OfficeJet Pro 8620
06-23-2012 10:26 AM
Purchase a USB 3.0 PCI Express x1 adapter card and install it.
At NewEgg.com on this page there are examples of USB super-speed 3.0 PCI Expres x1 cards .
If I have helped you to resolve your issue or answered your question, please click the Options link in the post that helped you and then click on the "Mark as Accepted Solution " button