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How to Check Which Controller USB Device is Connected to for Intel® Boards and Kits


Last Reviewed: 24-Feb-2017
Article ID: 000005622

Since your platform can have both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 controllers, it's useful to check which controller the USB device is connected to. Follow these steps:

  1. Connect a USB 3.0 thumb drive (USB Mass Storage Device) to one of the Intel USB 3.0 ports.
  2. In Device Manager, click View, and click Devices by connection.
    Device Manager
  3. In Devices by connection view, you can easily see the USB Mass Storage device under the Intel® USB 3.0 eXtensible Host Controller category.
    Devices by connection