USB hub recommendations?

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USB hub recommendations?

Post by 747sim »

My Dlink hub seems to be on it's last legs. Has anyone ever used a PCI USB hub like so ... 1OLE&psc=1?

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Post by PatSim »

I've been down this PCI Hub route. Be aware that these type cards share the extra 7 USB on the same bandwidth. The best way around this is to use a PCIe card that has dedicated channels. Here is the card I have used on several occasions. Its cost considerably more than the 7 port cards but each port is its own channel and bandwidth is not shared. ... UTF8&psc=1
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Post by pcos »

Great advice Pat. USB works perfectly if you watch the length of runs and how much data you are trying to move...
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