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What's the best USB 3.0 expansion card

Q: What's the best USB 3.0 expansion card

Wanting to add USB 3.0 to my existing AMD system and am seeking input from those that may have already been down this path. The LaCie LaCie USB 3.0 PCI Express Card looks pretty interesting but I have no experience with their products ... any feedback would be appreciated.

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A: What's the best USB 3.0 expansion card

There's not much magic in USB expansion cards. The card you mention will work fine as long as your motherboard has an accessible PCI-e X1 slot

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/whats-the-best-usb-3-0-expansion-card.159465/
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tried it in another machine,,whoopee do,worked fine.
Any suggestions? shouldnt all standard cards work in all machines? Am I missin somethin here?
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A:Installed Expansion Card

From that pattern, it sounds like a video problem.
Might be the Video Cards is loose in the socket. Take it out and try reinstalling it again. Also, check to see if there is any dirt/etc. on the contacts. An old trick is to use a pencil eraser to clean the contacts. Likewise, blow out any dust/etc. in system.

Also, does it work without the SMC network card installed?

Another possibility is that it got a static charge when you were installing the network card.If that happened, the only thing that you can do is replace it.

Hope this helps
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/installed-expansion-card.71856/
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A:Please recommend a USB 3.0 expansion card

I just looked on NewEgg. Rosewill and Transcend are not no-names in my book. They make decent gear.

Newegg.com - usb3 pci card

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A:PCI USB expansion card causes CMOS error

Ah... you've transported us all back to the bad old days of the IRQ error (Interrupt ReQuest).

At that time there were only 15 IRQs and it was quite common to need to manually change a new device's IRQ position so that it did not conflict with another device, freezing the system.

Modern PCs use the APIC system which greatly expands the number of IRQs and reduces the possibility of conflicts.
But this system relies on Plug-and-Play devices to automatically configure the IRQs. That is why the vast majority of people reading this will have never heard of it.

Can you get into your BIOS settings with this card installed?

You could try the card in a different PCI slot if you have one. That would sometimes change the IRQ in older systems.

You might also try doing a ClearCMOS procedure with the card plugged in. That may force the system to reassign IRQs for all the P&P devices and free up whatever IRQ that old card insists it has to have.

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A:Expansion card with SATA III ports for SSD?

You will need a free PCI-E slot. But this should get the job done.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16816150031

I do not know much about the brand. But it does have 5 Eggs on Newegg.
 

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JohnWill said:

I'd stick with the NEC chipset for expansion USB 2.0 cards, here's an alternative: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16815166002

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A:USB 2.0 Expansion Card Doesn't work

Even though it appears you're having the same problem, please start a new thread when you have a new issue. It's very difficult to keep two problems straight and who's working on what in a single thread. I've created a new thread for your issue here. Thanks for your cooperation.

RE your issue: It would help if you told us what specific card you purchased, and what the exact symptoms are.
 

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A:Laptop Video Card Expansion

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A:Need suggestions for RAID / SATA expansion card

Do you have any PCI-express slots available on your motherboard? Unless your PSU is really poor quality you don't need to upgrade just to support additional drives.
 

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@Dr_Saiful?, welcome to the forum. Here is the Maintenance and Service Guide for the computer.  Beginning on Page 26 you will find the Workstation Specifications.  In the specs it says that two video cards can be used as long as the required wattage is no more than 150W.  I suspect that you may be exceeding the wattage of your power supply unit (PSU). Please click the Thumbs up + button if I have helped you and click Accept as Solution if your problem is solved.

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A:Adding Mini PCIE WiFi expansion card

Hi ... The Link below should be of some help ...
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A:slimline model graphics card with a single expansion plate??

By the way the specs of my PC are:

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A:Windows7 SSDIII on PCIe expansion card not showing up in bios for boot

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A:Expansion

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A:ide expansion

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A:ram expansion

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A:Expansion

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A:expansion

No mate it wont, SATA built onto the boad runs at 150 ATA theoretically but the add in cards are still limited by the PCI bus which impose the same limit as IDE chips so the most you would get would be 133, personally I never found a difference with SATA built in until I put 2 drives in a raid stripe.

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A:Expansion Slots

Probably 2 PCI slots that can be used for a variety of devices and an AGP slot for a video card.

http://www.cooldrives.com/lib/cooldrives/sata-pci-express-pci-card.jpg
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/expansion-slots.941609/
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I've got a slight problem. You know how when you install too many programs, all of them can't fit on one screen (start>all programs) so you get these gray bars on the side. Is there a way to expand of move the programs so that the ones off screen can be seen. I'll insert a ScreenShot to illustrate what I mean, (sort of)

Thanks for reading and any help.

A:Start Bar Expansion

Compartmentalize the programs into categorical folders.

Like so on the machine I'm using right now..



Hmm.. why is it my images always get shrunk to peanuts (640x480) when others' don't

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A:Warcraft Expansion...

well where are you getting it from? Because it would be easier to get it online at sites like www.ebgames.com or gamestop.com .
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/warcraft-expansion.186986/
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A:can I resuscitate my expansion hdd.

If it just the enclosure that has failed you may be able to remove the drive and slave it in your PC. It's probably a laptop SATA drive.

http://www.eightforums.com/drivers-hardware/42274-can-i-resuscitate-my-expansion-hdd.html
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A:memory expansion

Hello, I suggest you to buy this compatible memory module (you'll need 2 units):Corsair CM3X4GSD1066All processors of this model support only DDR3 800 or 1066MHz. The original memory module 1333 or 1600MHz work at 1066MHz.Original processors:Spoiler (Highlight to read)KC.37K01.DMPCPU.I3.370M.2.4G/3MKC.38K01.DMPCPU.I3.380M.2.53G/3M/35WKC.48K01.DMPCPU.I5.480M.2.66G/3M/35WKC.56K01.DMPCPU.I5.560M.2.66G/3M/35W.PGAKC.37K01.DMPCPU.I3.370M.2.4G/3MKC.38K01.DMPCPU.I3.380M.2.53G/3M/35WKC.48K01.DMPCPU.I5.480M.2.66G/3M/35WKC.56K01.DMPCPU.I5.560M.2.66G/3M/35W.PGA

http://community.acer.com/t5/Legacy-Laptops-and-Netbooks/memory-expansion/td-p/424529/jump-to/first-unread-message
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Hello,

I really enjoy this new laptop. Only having this problem with memory expansion.
It currently has a M2 256gb SSD built in, and I want a 2,5'' 500gb HDD in it aswell.
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I have found a picture of this bracket, add in attachments.
Found on the following site (picture 4/8): http://laptopmedia.com/highlights/in...grade-options/
In this picture is no M2 slot to be seen.
Looks like only one of these posibilties has been add into the laptop.

Question is; where can I find this bracket, so I can add more memory to my laptop?

Greetings

https://forum.toshiba.eu/showthread.php?93527-P50-C-17D-memory-expansion
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Tried Compatibility Windows 98 and XP SP2 and Windows 2003 SP1 *No idea why*
Tried reinstalling both of them, patched them already, my anti-virus doesn't interfere with it or anything, tried running in 256 colours and still crashes, also ran as Administrator and it doesn't work..

Can anyone help me?

Specs: Intel Core 2 Quad 6600, 4gigs of memory, nVidia 9500 GT 256mb and Home Vista Premium x64/x86 and current Monitor settings is 1680 by 1050
http://i250.photobucket.com/albums/g...mer/tskmgr.jpg
Also this is my Task Manager, i don't think any of those interfere with it running the game..

A:Age of Empires II and Expansion

After reading your post I tried to start my old installation of AoE2 (on storage-HD) and it did run perfect. The basic game (empires2.exe) as well as the expansion (age2_x1/age2_x1.exe) required only the acceptal of the EULA (license and stuff) since I didn't installed the game properly on Vista. But everything else worked fine. So it may be a problem with your version of Vista or maybe even the system.

I had some troubles recently with older games because the programs had insufficient rights to access files... try "run as administrator" on the empires2.exe (not the shortcut), but that's only a vague guess...
Good luck!

Best regards,
No?l

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A:Motherboard expansion

Hi, Yes it has one and currently is occupied by a wireless card:     Integrated Bluetooth 4.0 and Wireless LAN 802.11b/g/n featuring 2.4 GHz 1x1 technology Source: http://support.hp.com/us-en/product/hp-slimline-260-a000-desktop-pc-series/10734580/document/c051289... Regards.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Desktop-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/Motherboard-expansion/td-p/5753443
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A:Thermal Expansion? or something else?

If you can enter safemode I doubt if heat is the issue. What CPU and motherboard?
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/thermal-expansion-or-something-else.594700/
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A:expansion slot

well, most PCI cards sohuld play nice nice with the shared slot. But i'm not to sure abuot that. I'm not sure if the sound card would like it though. You can probably just put the NIC in there

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Just remember, i could be wrong.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/expansion-slot.32775/
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A:HP Expansion Base

expansion port 2 is not an accessory, it is a connector soldered onto the motherboard, if you'rs doesn't have it then you're out of luck

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/hp-expansion-base.461246/
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A:Partition expansion

You need to use a third party tool to move your partition to the start of the drive, then windows will let you expand it to fill the drive.

http://www.sevenforums.com/installation-setup/65310-partition-expansion.html
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A:Age Of Empires 2 Expansion

Nothing to see here.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/age-of-empires-2-expansion.368263/
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A:RAID 5 Expansion

My only experience with a Compaq RAID-5 array was that 5 drives was the maximum it would manage, the 6th was simply a spare that hung around until one of the other drives failed. I may be off-base here, since it's been awhile since I worked with the Compaq server, just an observation.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/raid-5-expansion.441741/
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A:Age of Empires II Conquerors Expansion

Welcome
I could help you but am not at home and do not have the required software. If you follow these instructions, I will get another expert to help you.
I Know it seems bad, now, but you will be helped.
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A:Windows explorer - No Expansion

Do you mean this? Open windows explorer, at the top left click "organize", choose "Layout", uncheck "Navigation pane" and "Details pane".
Mak

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From What i can find it is used for a port replicator i have seen one on the hp site just go into laptop acceorys it may have a base stastion to
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/what-is-the-expansion-port-3-for-laptops.515354/
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A:HP 8440P Expansion RAM Problems

Hi, Please use the following part number:     http://partsurfer.hp.com/Search.aspx?SearchText=599092-001 You can order from there. Regards.

http://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Hardware-and-Upgrade-Questions/HP-8440P-Expansion-RAM-Problems/td-p/5646221
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http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/usb-mobo-expansion-options.94618/
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A:Can I Get An Expansion Package For My Laptop!

Its kind of hard to say unless you tell us the specifications of your machine. I would imagine you will be just fine, but make sure you have enough space on your hard drive.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/can-i-get-an-expansion-package-for-my-laptop.601870/
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The Link below might be of some help

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If there are minimal obstructions a wireless router or Access Point in the office and a Wireless Bridge in the warehouse should be sufficient.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/wireless-expansion-scenario.725403/
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I've had some problems installing expansion packs with Sims 2 as well. Try to find the folder containing the saved games and see if yours are still there. If they are, copy them to your desktop and try installing the games and expansions. Then copy your savegames back into the right place, and see if the game recognizes them.
 

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I leave an external hard drive connected all the time. To me it's no different than leaving a mouse or keyboard or printer always connected. In fact, I have an older computer running Windows XP. The external hard drive on that machine has been connected for about 6 years with no problems.

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A:automatic submenu expansion

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/aoe-2-conquerors-expansion-appcrash.676361/
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A:Solved: Expansion Slots : 0 - PCI-E x16, 0 - PCI-E x1, 1 - PCI

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sime-hot-date-expansion.1036098/
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A:Diablo II/Expansion Run Issue

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/diablo-ii-expansion-run-issue.568124/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/sims-2-stuff-expansion.609635/
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A:can't load game expansion

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cant-load-game-expansion.213755/
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A:seagate expansion drive

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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/274732-seagate-expansion-drive.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/multiplayer-conquerors-expansion-on-lan.189837/
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A:Problem with PCI Expansion Ports

  
Quote: Originally Posted by dbtmellis


It is doing the same thing on both of the PCI slots on my Motherboard.


Without testing in another computer I'd assume the card is bad. I went a different way, put a 4-port USB Hub in the floppy drive bracket on the front of the computer, connects to the internal power supply and the data cable plugs into a USB port on the back. I do have a couple of the PCI Add-in cards salvaged from other computers but like the front ports for accessibility.
CablesToGo Model # 30564 but replacement is Model # 30567
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http://www.sevenforums.com/hardware-devices/343526-problem-pci-expansion-ports.html