Small USB header on STX board?

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Hey guys, so I just ordered an gigabyte STX board (gigabyte GA-H110STX-HD3) and planned on using its internal USB 9 pin port to make IO a bit more robust. It seems though, that the port is actually much smaller than a standard 9 pin plug. I can post a picture in a little while, but for the moment, no pics.

Does anyone know anything about this port? Is there a proper adapter from this to a regular 9 pin? Does it have a different name? Any information is appreciated.
 

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Hey guys, so I just ordered an gigabyte STX board (gigabyte GA-H110STX-HD3) and planned on using its internal USB 9 pin port to make IO a bit more robust. It seems though, that the port is actually much smaller than a standard 9 pin plug. I can post a picture in a little while, but for the moment, no pics.

Does anyone know anything about this port? Is there a proper adapter from this to a regular 9 pin? Does it have a different name? Any information is appreciated.
Yes on the STX motherboards the headers are a finer pitch then found on most other motherboards. I think it is 2 mm and not the 2.54 mm (0.10 inch) pitch. I used USB 3 20 pin cables and cut down to fit my needs (see Post # 51 on page 6 of https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/a-skylake-cube.197843/ ).

Good luck,
Neil
 

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Yes on the STX motherboards the headers are a finer pitch then found on most other motherboards. I think it is 2 mm and not the 2.54 mm (0.10 inch) pitch. I used USB 3 20 pin cables and cut down to fit my needs (see Post # 51 on page 6 of https://www.tonymacx86.com/threads/a-skylake-cube.197843/ ).

Good luck,
Neil
Oh
My god,
you've no idea how helpful that post is. Actually, you probably do. Thank you so much!
 
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