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Old 06-01-2007, 07:40 AM   #1
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Question usb hub or usb pci card ?

my work requires to connect many usb devies which consumes alot voltes such as software dongles & boxes ; so i want to know which is more suitable to use ? ; usb hub or usb pci card ?
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Old 06-01-2007, 08:21 AM   #2
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Well a external powered hub would be easier and quicker. No cases to open, no extra load on the computer PSU etc.
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Old 06-01-2007, 08:22 AM   #3
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Yeah I always go with hubs over PCI cards, I would go for that.
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Old 06-01-2007, 08:26 AM   #4
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You can get a USB hub with external power.
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Old 06-01-2007, 08:29 AM   #5
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Im guessing thats what hes on about
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Old 06-01-2007, 08:33 AM   #6
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He's best set for that, rather than using PSU's power.
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Thats what i said in post #2
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Old 06-01-2007, 08:37 AM   #8
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We rather have the same answers because we think the same
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Old 06-05-2007, 02:51 PM   #9
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Default Re: usb hub or usb pci card ?

first of all thnx for all of you for trying help, & i already bought usb hub with external power but just few minuts working then it got burned !!! i told you i'm using devices that consump alot, so i decided to buy usb pci card & it works great & smoothly so i just wanted to inform for those who may request about the same issue, thnx again & B.R ...
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