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SilverStone Unveils New, Useful PC Peripherals

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USB hubs can hog large swathes of your desktop real-estate, and clutter it will cables, before you even realize. SilverStone thinks it has an answer to that, a new 4-port USB 3.0 SuperSpeed hub with a magnetic surface, that lets you latch it onto a SECC case. The new EP01 USB 3.0 hub from SilverStone features a hexagonal shape, with four of its sides holding downstream ports, one holding the upstream type-B connector, and one with a DC input that lets it support USB charging specification 1.2, which lets the hub detect a device that is capable of drawing more than 1,000 mA, and supplying it with that. This lets you charge your smartphones and tablets, which otherwise don't charge when plugged in to a PC. Measuring 71.6 x 63.3 x 19.5 mm (WxDxH), it weighs about 65 g.

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Oh, darn, I has hoping for Silverstone to Unveil New, Useless PC Peripherals...

In all seriousness, that USB hub manages to look cool and be practical.
 
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The Hubs look cool enough, but the cables .... ughhh. I'd be afraid to use them. They look as fragile as the cables that connect your power and reset switch.
 

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why pay a premium for the silverstone name. and cheap knock-off will last just as long.