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Old July 17, 2010, 06:46 PM
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Default What's the point of getting the Asus M4A89GTD Pro/USB3 over the normal one

It's $10~$20 more expensive, and the only difference between the two is one has USB3 ports and the other one doesn't. But if USB3 is backwards compatible with USB2 then what's the point of getting the more expensive version?
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Old July 17, 2010, 07:28 PM
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USB3 is the only reason that it's more exspensive. At the moment There are not that many devices that support USB3 but those that do get much better speeds then the conventiional USB 2.0 but esata is still the fastest. If I had the money I would buy the USB3 version but if you don't you can always buy an add in card at a later time.
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Old July 17, 2010, 08:37 PM
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USB 3 is 10 times faster data transfers than USB 2 and has 3 to 4 times the power fore charging devices like Iphone .
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