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Adding USB 3.0 to an Edge E71?

Hello, I have a Lenovo Thinkcentre Edge E71 type 1578. How can i connect a USB 3.0 pcie card? Step by step, what type of card, where to put it? I need to connect with cable? What speed it will have?



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Re: Adding USB 3.0 to an Edge E71?

This is good article on how to do it.   You have a SFF system, so a low-profile card is required.   You can use a SATA power splitter to provide power.   Ports can extended to your desk from the back of the computer by adding USB 3.0 extension cables and/or hub. 


How to Upgrade Your Computer to USB 3.0



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