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USB front headers (Asus Maximus IX) noob question


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#1 Matt714

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Posted 06 June 2017 - 03:14 PM

***OOPS Wrong Section***

 

So basically... apparently my motherboard has two USB headers, one 2.0 and another 3.1. Unless I'm mistaken (high likelihood). Here's the specs page.

 

I have four front USB ports, 2x 2.0 and 2x 3.0 (Phanteks Primo case)... does this mean I should purchase this thing to get all four front ports working, and not only two?

 

My NZXT x62 Kraken AIO uses the one or one of the 2.0 headers, as far that I know.

 

Thank you!


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Posted 06 June 2017 - 03:54 PM

Yes as you are using the motherboards USB 2.0 connector for your Kraken


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Posted 06 June 2017 - 04:56 PM

According to the manual that I got to from the link you provide, there should also be a USB 3.0 header...unless you have a new version and they have not updated the manual available online. Here is the manual that I got to from your link:

http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/LGA1151/MAXIMUS_IX_HERO/E12186_MAXIMUS_IX_HERO_UM_V2_WEB.pdf

Attached is a screen capture of what that manual says in your motherboard layout. Item 17 should be the USB header and item 15 should be the USB 2.0 header.

So, unless I am missing something, you should be able to get the two USB 2.0 ports working with the USB 2.0 header connection (a single header will usually power two ports) and the two USB 3.0 ports working with the USB 3.0 header connection.

Again, maybe I have the wrong manual or I am missing something.

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