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    3.0 usb hub, which one??
    New to the Mac world! Which 3.0 usb hub should I go with?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Harleysdad View Post
    New to the Mac world! Which 3.0 usb hub should I go with?
    Are you using this hub with an Apple computer? If so...do you have an Apple computer that supports USB 3.0?

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    New IMac says it has 4 - 3.0 ports.

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    To be on the safe side, you should probably stick with known name brands to get the most out of a USB 3.0 hub..

    Now with 4 USB 3 ports available on the iMac, how many devices were you planning on connecting to it anyway?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Raz0rEdge View Post
    To be on the safe side, you should probably stick with known name brands to get the most out of a USB 3.0 hub..

    Now with 4 USB 3 ports available on the iMac, how many devices were you planning on connecting to it anyway?
    Well, I have a wireless trackball that has a wireless receiver that needs to be connected. 2 printers at the moment. I thought I would like a couple of extras for quick access. I'm no computer guru, am I missing something here?

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    So I count 3 devices you want connected and you'll have one left over for plugging something else. If you think you'll want to more devices or want easy access, you can certainly get a hub. USB 3.0 being the newest version, you just have to make sure that you get a reputable brand so that it works at the advertised USB 3.0 speeds and all..

    I can't recommend a particular brand since my iMac only has USB 2.0 and I only ever plug in 2 USB devices..
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