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Old 01-14-2018, 09:44 AM
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Default Corsair 570X Front USB 3.0 with Maximus Code X

Hey guys, I wanna buy the Corsair 570X Case and I have seen the front Panel connector is a USB 3.0 Header.

in the Manual of the Asus Maximus Code X it says it has USB 3.1 Gen1/2 Connectors and one is 20-1 Pin.

Can I connect the 570x USB 3.0 Connector to the USB 3.1 on this Mainboard?

Here is the manual:

http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/mb/...ODE_UM_WEB.pdf
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You can connect the USB 3.0 front panel ports to the USB 3.1 Gen 1 20-pin connector (#9 on page 1-2). USB 3.1 Gen 1 is actually USB 3.0; there is no difference. USB 3.1 Gen 2 is a different connector and a different standard (#8 on page 1-2).
This is an example of marketing run amok.
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They're different connectors.



The top one is the USB 3.1 v2 connector that will connect to a usb-c port. You can use this on the 570x with the front panel upgrade kit:
http://www.corsair.com/en-us/crystal...el-upgrade-kit

The bottom one is the USB 3.1 v1 connector that connects to a usb type A port.
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