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Asus Front Panel USB 3.0 Box
7.2 out of 10

Asus Front Panel USB 3.0 Box

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Reviews and Problems with Asus Front Panel USB 3.0 Box

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Overall 10
10

Leave it to ASUS!!!!

William E., Newegg
18 January 2013
  • Summary: The cable is a bit stiff, but it's not too bad.
  • Pros: Front USB 3.0, Easy Install, Good Price
  • Cons: None I can think of!!!
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Donald B., Newegg
18 December 2012
Overall 8
8.0

Works, stiff cable, pricey

John A., Newegg
24 November 2012
  • Summary: I'd probably buy one again (assuming they come back into stock) for a future build. Of course, by then all the cases may have USB3 jacks included?
  • Pros: It's basically an extender cable and a box- nothing hi-tech. Tight fit in my older FoxConn box, not ASUS's fault. Once installed, I plugged it into the ASUS F1-A75M board, powered up, and it worked fine. The jacks seem quite solid- hopefully they will stand up to many plug/unplug cycles.
  • Cons: The connector on the ASUS F1-A75M board is vertical, so that wasn't a problem. I agree with other reviewers that the cable is overly stiff and I had to do some serious pre-bending to avoid straining the board connector pins. I've had other USB2 jack headers with dual (thinner) cables and they wer...
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Overall 6
6.0

works great, but a pain to install

Wayne F., Newegg
6 November 2012
  • Pros: It works great, and provides USB 3.0 on the front panel (in a floppy slot). Couldn't be better that way.
  • Cons: You'd think just plug it in and off we go.... But the cable connector is about an inch long, and the clearance at edge of motherboard to install it is somewhat less (plus it plugs in about 1/4 inch too). Asus puts the connector on the edge of the motherboard, facing out, and there simply is insuf...
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Overall 8
8.0

FINALLY!

Aaron K., Newegg
21 September 2012
  • Summary: For those wishing it had more than two 3.0 ports on it, The headers on the MOBO (USB 2.0 or 3.0) only support two ports each, and MOBO that supports USB 3.0 usually only have one 3.0 header to plug into. My ASUS Sabertooth has two USB 2.0 and one USB 3.0 headers.
  • Pros: Leave it to ASUS to get it right! It's so hard to find an internal USB 3.0 add-on that uses the MOBO 3.0 header instead of using one of the rear USB 3.0 ports. This is going in my Wishlist until payday.
  • Cons: None yet
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Overall 10
10

Great USB 3.0 Box

Craig B., Newegg
17 September 2012
  • Summary: I bought this for my Coolermaster 690II advanced case, which doesn't have USB 3.0 natively. However, I have the Asus P8Z68-V Pro Motherboard and this box is on the compatibilty list due to the fact that it come with the Deluxe version of my board.
  • Pros: - Gives us two USB 3.0 ports - Speeds are good
  • Cons: - Cable could be an inch or two longer.
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Overall 10
10

Well made!

Mark L., Newegg
29 August 2012
  • Summary: Good value.
  • Pros: Works perfectly Standard USB 3.0 motherboard plug Well made
  • Cons: None
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Anonymous, Newegg
13 June 2012
  • Summary: There weren't a whole lot of options for USB3 that have only the pin header and not some adapter to USB-style ports in between. Hopefully more will appear in the future.
  • Pros: Good looking finish. Fits snugly in my 3.5" bay.
  • Cons: Price is a bit steep at $10/port. Also, the cable is a little long for my needs, and it's fairly inflexible, making its connection to the motherboard a bit of a challenge. Lastly, the USB ports are not perfectly aligned with the cut-outs in the enclosure.
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Overall 10
10

Works exactly as you'd want it to.

Eric H., Newegg
3 June 2012
  • Summary: Make sure you have a 3.5" adapter bracket that you can use!
  • Pros: It is easy to install and gives me two extra USB 3.0 ports on the front of my case. Very happy with how solid the product is, especially considering the cheap price.
  • Cons: None that I can think of.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Rae S., Newegg
23 May 2012
  • Pros: Solves the problem of having to reach around to the back of a machine to get a USB 3.0 socket.
  • Cons: None
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