Strange OEM mainboards…

1 : Anonymous2021/03/07 21:49 ID: m00k3i
Strange OEM mainboards...
2 : Anonymous2021/03/07 21:59 ID: gq57rml

Probably better than the actual USB 3.0 header

ID: gq5ndac

Holy shit i spent like half an hour on it today.

ID: gq5gq2o

USB 3 connectors are the worst no shit

3 : Anonymous2021/03/08 02:40 ID: gq63ukd

That's not USB 3. It's clearly marked USB 4 and 5....geez.

ID: gq6iud1

The audacity of some people


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4 : Anonymous2021/03/07 21:59 ID: gq57u62

very useful, if only more boards included at least one of these it'd be nice

ID: gq6gj7x

Bro stop copying me

5 : Anonymous2021/03/07 22:46 ID: gq5e8ar

I bought a new Skoda the other week and I'm peev'd that the car has 4x USB C connectors bit my X570 motherboard doesn't have a single one.

ID: gq6itd2

Damn even my b450 board has one

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Eyyy Škoda

6 : Anonymous2021/03/08 02:04 ID: gq5zxsi

Those are super useful for Unraid servers

ID: gq76czl

That’s what I thought when I saw it. Ah, that‘ll do nicely for mirrored FreeNAS boot drives.

7 : Anonymous2021/03/08 02:59 ID: gq65xdb

It's nice if you're booting from a USB Flash Drive, or have a read-only flash drive to hold keys or something like that. Also useful for e.g., a Yubikey if you want to use it as a Smart Card replacement (e.g., for GPG).

8 : Anonymous2021/03/07 21:52 ID: gq56qhw

I love having these on a server so I can have the flash drive containing the live Linux os plugged internally.

9 : Anonymous2021/03/08 00:14 ID: gq5o2gs

Seems legit

10 : Anonymous2021/03/08 07:14 ID: gq6s164

My ASRock Z270 Taichi actually has one and it was quite useful for plugging the control USB for my Corsair AIO since all three of my USB 2.0s and two 3.0s were already occupied.

Whenever I finally upgrade motherboards, It's gonna suck since newer boards have been skimping on providing USB 2.0 ports and I've got plenty of legacy part's I'd like to keep running since I don't want to switch cases and stop using all my 5.25 bay stuff.

11 : Anonymous2021/03/08 01:09 ID: gq5u01v

I had an In-Win dragon rider full atx case back in the day and this would have been great. It had usb 3 ports on the front but they turned out to be just usb 3 extenders that I had to feed the cables through the back of the case and connect to the usb 3 ports on the back.dragon rider case

12 : Anonymous2021/03/08 03:23 ID: gq68f5t

back when usb3 was new there was no internal header and cases had front panel wires that ran out the rear of the case and plugged into the rear I/O, the OEM just did this inside the case

ID: gq68pnx

Yeah. I had one of those. So clunky.

13 : Anonymous2021/03/08 06:22 ID: gq6ofyd

These were in some Dell computers we had at work. It was fun trolling our boss with a wireless usb keyboard. He never found out it was us lol.

14 : Anonymous2021/03/08 07:37 ID: gq6tl0s

It's pretty common on some workstation/server motherboard (even the latest Mac Pro has one). It's usually used for USB license key (license dongle).

15 : Anonymous2021/03/08 09:18 ID: gq6zsee

I have 3 USB devices to plug in inside my case (AIO, PSU and fan RGB hub), and only two USB 2 headers, so I've had to buy a splitter. Ports like these would have been useful.

16 : Anonymous2021/03/08 10:45 ID: gq74wm6

i tried to have some temp/hum sensors using arduino in my pc.. and i would have loved to have somthing like this on my moderboard xD

17 : Anonymous2021/03/08 10:46 ID: gq74yzv

It has usb 5, your in the future


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