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USB Overload: Portwell Motherboard Has 20 USB Ports

Do you need 20 USB ports? If so, Portwell has you covered with its new PEB-9783G2AR motherboard that comes equipped with (that’s right) 20 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports.

Surprisingly, the PEB-9783G2AR supports all 20 of it’s USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports natively. That means there are no fancy gizmos like splitters or hubs, so you’ll get the full bandwidth of the USB 3.2 Gen 1 interface on all USB ports. Of course, there are compromises; both chipsets support up to eight USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, two USB 3.2 Gen 1, and 4 USB 2.0 ports natively. Presumably, to get to 20 USB ports, Portwell used the chipset lanes dedicated to 6 of the SATA ports and repurposed them to USB ports (there are only two SATA3 ports available).

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