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(Solved) - Internal Multicard Reader

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  • Started 2 years ago by ronniesonora
  • Latest reply from LadyFitzgerald
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ronniesonora
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Going to buy a internal multicard reader and was wanting some input on which one would be best to buy.

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warlock
Posts: 4100

Might help if you post what make and model of computer you are putting it in. And, are you replacing one or installing new.

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ronniesonora
Posts: 919

This is the case and it's new http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6811129179

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warlock
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For how much they cost I would go for the one with the best review that will fit the case. Rick, when he reads this would be the one that I personally would take advise from. He to me is the builder here.

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ronniesonora
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Warlock,thanks
I've read the reviews on quite a few and don't know if there is a good one.

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raphoenix
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Thanks for confidence warlock. You're too kind. :) :)

Am not that familiar with Card Readers, however a quick search on newegg shows this one may be what ronniesonora is looking for and it will fit into one of his upper case slots without an adapter.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6820176021 USB 2.0

http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6820176023 USB 3.0

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warlock
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Ronnie, Both my my machines run the OEM readers they came equipped with and work well.

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warlock
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@Rick, wasn't sure about the 2.0 or maybe 3.0 USB.

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raphoenix
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I added the USB 3.0 update model to my my original posting. :)

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ronniesonora
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Warlock & Rick, thank you both! I think I'll go with the http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6820176023 USB 3.0

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warlock
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Good choice. If it was the 3.0. your link didn't work.

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LadyFitzgerald
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Just be aware that the reader you chose won't fit into a 3.0 USB MOBO header. You will need an adapter like this

or this.

This is assuming you have an unused 3.0 USB header. Most boards that have USB 3.0 headers have only one, which you would need for the front ports on your case. If you do have only the one USB 3.0 header, since most MOBOs have at least two USB 2.0 headers (you also need one for your front panel), the infamous Plan B would be to get the USB 2.0 reader Rick listed. Plan C would be to abandon the two front panel USB 3.0 ports, get the USB 3.0 reader you chose, and depend on the one USB 3.0 port on the reader.

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raphoenix
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These two items I use for regular Sandy and Ivy Bridge Builds.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6811993007

http://www.newegg.com/Product/.....6813995010

If I were to install a Card Reader, I would use the USB 2.0 on board ports as reader speed is not important.

However I would purchase USB 3.0 Card Reader for future.

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ronniesonora
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Thanks again for all the good in info.

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LadyFitzgerald
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It would help if knew what MOBO you are going to put in the case.

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