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USB 3.0 hub on sp3?

puma

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Can anyone recommend a USB 3 hub they are using for connecting the sp3 with a keyboard, mouse, monitor?

I am using a hub right now with the ethernet adapter, keyboard and mouse and I am getting some ports going dark here and there. I think I need something a little better. It's just the hub built into the dell ultrasharp monitor.

Thanks!
 

tuchas

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Can anyone recommend a USB 3 hub they are using for connecting the sp3 with a keyboard, mouse, monitor?

I am using a hub right now with the ethernet adapter, keyboard and mouse and I am getting some ports going dark here and there. I think I need something a little better. It's just the hub built into the dell ultrasharp monitor.

Thanks!

Try this one. It's pricey but works great.

http://www.amazon.com/Display-Unive...1403881302&sr=1-16&keywords=anker+hub+usb+3.0
 

bkydcmpr

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I would not spend $119 on those third party hubs when sp3 dock is at $199, unless if there are some compact powerless USB 3.0 hub actually work.
 

tuchas

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I would not spend $119 on those third party hubs when sp3 dock is at $199, unless if there are some compact powerless USB 3.0 hub actually work.

I already had the Anker one that I was using with another laptop, and it works just fine with the SP3.
 
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puma

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Well I am not looking for anything for the monitor. I just need 3 usb ports off the sp3.
I tried the plugable, but the cpu was at 20% at all times with it. So I removed it. I even downloaded the latest drivers.
 

mohcho

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Well I am not looking for anything for the monitor. I just need 3 usb ports off the sp3.
I tried the plugable, but the cpu was at 20% at all times with it. So I removed it. I even downloaded the latest drivers.

Strange. My DisplayLinkManager only uses about 0.2-0.5% of the CPU. It fluctuates but it doesn't go up that high.
 

bkydcmpr

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Well I am not looking for anything for the monitor. I just need 3 usb ports off the sp3.
I tried the plugable, but the cpu was at 20% at all times with it. So I removed it. I even downloaded the latest drivers.
good to know that one doesn't work well even with external power. I'll just go with the official dock if I need more ports, the dock uses the secret mystery power connector pins.
 

jimkraz

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I have a Inatek round USB3 4 port powered hub on my Surface Pro, works fine, Inateck 360-Degree Interface Mini Design Portable USB 3.0 4-Port Hub with 5V 4A Power Adapter and 3ft USB 3.0 Cable in amazon.co.uk
 

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