Warm USB ports?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Ohzopants, Jul 11, 2004.

  1. Ohzopants

    Ohzopants My mom thinks I'm cool

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    I just got my new computer and I've noticed that the front USB ports (2) are quite warm, is this normal?
     
  2. cpugeniusmv

    cpugeniusmv Computer Genius

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    to be honest, i've never felt a USB port...

    mine don't feel very warm.
     
  3. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Hehe, me neither. I just checked the ports at the back of my notebook though, and they seem very slightly warm, but nothing uncomfortable. Should be normal, in my opinion.
     
  4. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    mine are cold
     
  5. Lee

    Lee OSNN Proxy

    Mine feel the same as my fingers. You might have a problem.
     
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  6. rushm001

    rushm001 In the beginning...... Political User

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    Never felt them before either. Mine are cold.
     
  7. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    is this a laptop or a desktop?
     
  8. Ohzopants

    Ohzopants My mom thinks I'm cool

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    It's a desktop.
     
  9. Taggert_LOA

    Taggert_LOA Modding Addict Political User

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    could just be the air flow in the case. to you have an exhaust fan in the direction of your usb ports?
     
  10. Bytes Back

    Bytes Back Ex Police Chief

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    I've seen them Hot, Thats when somebody put them on the worng way on the board and they promptly blew up when a device was plugged in

    Have you tested if they work ? :eek:
     
  11. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    lololol warm usb ports....yeah i would get those checked out. see the wires and all the things connecting around there. hopefully theres no sparks goin off in ur case