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Old March 3, 2011, 11:06 AM
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Default Corsair Announces USB 3.0 Upgrade Kit for Obsidian Series Cases

Corsair today announced the availability of a USB 3.0 Upgrade Kit for their Obsidian Series® 800D and 700D full-tower PC cases.

The kit is designed for Obsidian Series case owners who have upgraded their systems to support USB 3.0, either by replacing their motherboard or via an add-in card. The kit consists of a replacement front I/O panel that ... [ Read full article ]
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Old March 3, 2011, 11:19 AM
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Good to see another Manufacturer offering USB3.0 upgrade kits.
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Old March 3, 2011, 11:33 AM
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Good job on Corsair, but is this just a USB 3.0 cable that passes through to the back I/O panel, or is it an actual pin out connector for motherboards that have the Intel specification set?
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Old March 3, 2011, 12:06 PM
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Good job on Corsair, but is this just a USB 3.0 cable that passes through to the back I/O panel, or is it an actual pin out connector for motherboards that have the Intel specification set?
unfortunately its a cable that gets its usb 3 from the i/o panel. However it does make sense to implement it this way for those people who have usb 3 but not on a motherboard pin connector. I would like though if they made two versions of this upgrade, the second being the one that connects straight to the mobo
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I would like though if they made two versions of this upgrade, the second being the one that connects straight to the mobo
It looks like the kit includes both connectors, MB and addin card.
I'm having a problem ordering it...try again later.
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Get us some SATA III hot-swap boards and I'll be happy.
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Get us some SATA III hot-swap boards and I'll be happy.
Like this?Obsidian Series® 800D SATA 6Gb/s Upgrade Kit
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It looks like the kit includes both connectors, MB and addin card.
I'm having a problem ordering it...try again later.
I checked their website and the other connector for the motherboard is an adapter for usb 2, covering all the bases i guess. You could double check in case i'm wrong
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I checked their website and the other connector for the motherboard is an adapter for usb 2, covering all the bases i guess. You could double check in case i'm wrong

Your probably right, I never ordered it....they want $40 shipping for a $14.99 part.
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Thanks. I didn't even know that had happened.
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