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want to upgrade to usb 3

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Pavillon Elite HPE-112Y
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)

I want to upgrade to usb3 ports  , but am afraid of buying the wrong thing have not been able to find  product that says it is compatible with with my HPE - 112Y would appreciate any guidance available. .

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@corky64 

 

The specs of your 11 years old machine is

 

     https://support.hp.com/au-en/document/c01959711

 

Its motherboard has

 

 

  • Expansion Slots:
    • 1 PCI x16 slot for graphics card
    • 3 PCI x1 slots
    • 1 PCI Express x1 minicard slot

 

You won't get much from those PCI slots. Please try

 

            https://www.ebay.com.au/b/PCI-USB-3-0-Port-Expansion-Cards/90718/bn_99093222

            https://www.mwave.com.au/product/startech-2-port-pci-usb-30-card-w-sata-power-ab66969

            https://www.mwave.com.au/product/startech-4-port-pci-usb-30-card-w-sata-power-ab66976

 

In terms of price/performance, I would not do that.

 

Regards.

BH
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