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Re: Bad case of dropsy
« Reply #15 on: October 30, 2017, 07:17:36 am »
Well there's something wrong with that port then because as Zeb suggests USB 3.0 ports should be fully backwards compatible with USB 1.0/1.1/2.0 devices.

There may be a BIOS setting that disables USB 3.0 ports (?)
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Re: Bad case of dropsy
« Reply #16 on: October 30, 2017, 07:31:31 am »
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Well there's something wrong with that port then because as Zeb suggests USB 3.0 ports should be fully backwards compatible with USB 1.0/1.1/2.0 devices.

There may be a BIOS setting that disables USB 3.0 ports (?)

I did try to look in the BIOS settings but it's password protected and I don't know the password, I bought this PC off ebay some time ago and only discovered the BIOS had a password when I tried to see if USB3 was turned off


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Re: Bad case of dropsy
« Reply #17 on: October 30, 2017, 01:12:36 pm »
That looks great, Graeme.

In the USA, it's the Editor's Choice at Amazon, for what it's worth.   8)

i was thinking about buying the Apacer, but it looked like it might be a gray market item, here in the States.

The one you found looks perfect.



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Re: Bad case of dropsy
« Reply #18 on: October 30, 2017, 01:20:14 pm »
I did try to look in the BIOS settings but it's password protected and I don't know the password, I bought this PC off ebay some time ago and only discovered the BIOS had a password when I tried to see if USB3 was turned off


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Personally, I wouldn't worry about it. Probably won't make any difference in read/write speeds with a 5400 RPM spinner.

If you took it apart and installed a Sammy SSD, then yeah... maybe. But, hell, a 1TB SSD will set you back a small fortune  ;)