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Connecting a usb hdd to a computer via rj45..

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Don't know if this is possible. I have a USB 3.0 HDD but my PC is really old and doesn't have a USB 3.0 port. Since we can connect hard drives to routers via rj45, I wanted to know if it was possible to connect it to a PC the same way so that i can utilize the faster read and write speeds of the external HDD. My HDD is able to go up to 70-90 MB/s through USB 3.0 on my laptop but is limited to the 48 MB/s of USB 2.0 on my PC.

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Posted · Original PosterOP
5 minutes ago, Biomecanoid said:

no

Ok,Thx a lot for the help

Do you have any recommendations on how I can utilize the faster HDD or is it there no way to do that?

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Posted · Original PosterOP
2 minutes ago, Biomecanoid said:

Get a USB 3 expansion card that you plug into a PCI-E slot

Thx for the help...

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If the router you have has a USB port and the capability, you might be able to do something that way.

...but yeah, a USB expansion card's going to be cleaner if you have to have the (possibility of) USB 3.0 speeds.

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