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Usb 3 ports running at usb2, but drivers are already installed for them

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rommie

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Apr 7, 2009
Looks like windows decided to install a standard driver for them. However, the drivers for my motherboard list both intel and asrock as drivers for usb3:

http://www.asrock.com/mb/Intel/Z97 Extreme4/?cat=Download&os=Win764

Pci vendor is saying it's intel, but the last time I tried to install the proper drivers for them I had to reformat as it stopped ALL usb devices plugged in anywhere from working and a BSOD. No way to even system restore. The two usb's installed successfully are on the back, and I want to be ready for VR, so I need a functioning usb3 on the front of my case for hard drives and things.