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USB Port soldered on the inside of a PCI USB Card?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Okay so I got this PCI USB Card for free from a scrap yard, and oddly enough it had a USB Port soldered on it on the inside, so I was wondering what's this port for?

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Usually adding stuff like flash drives for boot purposes or whatever inside the PC that way dickheads dont steal them

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clearly for putting USB devices on the inside of your PC instead of the outside


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1 minute ago, Enderman said:

clearly for putting USB devices on the inside of your PC instead of the outside

Smartass xD

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Actually pretty useful.  USB receiver for Keyboard, headset, etc.   


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34 minutes ago, Falkentyne said:

Pretty sure it's for something that won't be removed often, like a USB Bluetooth or wireless adapter or some flash drive.

Yeah, basically just an extra port for anything small you're not planning on removing or swapping out a lot. Actually pretty handy if you're limited on outside ports, which is most likely the case if you're already buying an expansion card.


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