1.    4 Weeks Ago #1
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    Powered usb external hard drive in powered usb hub


    I have two powered USB 2.0 hard drives that I plan to plug into a powered USB 3.0 hub. I know I won't get the USB 3.0 speed, but should the I also connect each drive's power connection?

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  2.    4 Weeks Ago #2
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    Yes.....
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  3.    4 Weeks Ago #3
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