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Give your PC a 12-in-1 USB-C hub for $50

This kitchen-sink breakout box includes HDMI, Ethernet, VGA, USB and an SD Card reader.

Dave Johnson
2 min read

No computer ever seems to have enough ports, which is why USB hubs are a thing. But forget about those weakling four-port hubs; I've got what might be the ultimate USB hub, especially if you are interested in running multiple monitors. It's the Aukey 12-in-1 USB-C hub. And while it usually costs $70, right now you can get the Aukey 12-in-1 USB-C hub for $50 with discount code N6U46LHV at checkout.

The Aukey 12-in-1 USB-C hub is so chock-full of ports that it looks almost like a parody of a USB hub. It's covered on three sides with various connections. It features, in no particular order:

  • Four USB-A ports
  • Two USB-C ports (one is a 100-watt Power Delivery port)
  • Two HDMI ports
  • One Ethernet port
  • One VGA port
  • One SD Card slot
  • One microSD card slot

That's a whole lot of ports, and offers a lot of flexibility. On a Windows system, for example, you can use it to run a full triple-monitor rig using the pair of HDMI ports (or one HDMI and one VGA) to drive a pair of extra monitors. One of the USB-C ports is a full 100-watt PD connection, so it can charge a laptop. And two of the USB-A ports are USB 3.0-compatible, delivering 5Gbps. The Ethernet port supports speeds up to a gigbit -- great for these modern laptops that come without any Ethernet at all. 

The whole thing plugs into your PC, laptop or Mac via a USB-C connector, and it's an unpowered hub, which makes it relatively portable since there's no AC adapter to carry around. 

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