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USB 3 and c hub recommendations please

Discussion in 'Overclocking & Hardware' started by vladtepes, Jul 1, 2022.

  1. vladtepes

    vladtepes Member

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    Seeking recommendations for decent powered USB hub/s.

    Must do data and charging.

    Looking for quality which functions well and is tidy.

    Probably would want
    - one hub for USB3 More ports is better
    - one hub for USB-C

    (optional not essential) micro-sd card reader included.

    Use case: Home, desktop PC.

    Suggestions welcomed.
    What brands to go for?
    Which ones to avoid?
     
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  2. juzz86

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    Anything Orico made of metal I've had good experience with mate (avoid this one though - flaky power), also currently use a VROVA on the main desk (not available anymore, apparently) which has been superb.

    Also Simplecom and StarTech - both are very good but you pay for the privilege.

    Can't help with Type C hubs sorry - not that new at home yet. I do feed the VROVA from the Type C port on the back of my motherboard though.
     
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  3. BIG DWIFTER

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    Good advice above, orico and also tp link powered hubs are good.
     
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    Thankjs all - I went to buy the one you linked juzz86 but its only on sale with afterpay, sadly, maybe I'll wait and see if price comes down.
     
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  5. juzz86

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    Yeah, not cheap mate.

    I did some more digging and found that Alogic own the VROVA brand - few good options there too, but again not cheap.

    Nice little Simplecom here, bit cheaper. Another interesting option here - no experience with it though. Plenty of cheap plastic shit around too, half of them probably okay.
    PLE have a good range too, including the TP-Link ones Dwifter mentioned.

    If you want to run it off a motherboard Type C port, use one of these mate :thumbup:
     
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    I found it and the psu I want at kogan so will prob just do that.
    Ta
     
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  7. BIG DWIFTER

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    Never buy from that scumbag Ruslan.
     
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