Is the silver portion of the hub actual metal or is it silver colored plastic? Noriko March 15, 2019 08:07 Updated Follow A. The top silver portion of the hub is aluminum while the bottom white portion is plastic. Related articles Does it come with a USB cable? What is the difference between v1 & v2? Is this a powered hub? Does it come with a power supply? Is it compatible with Windows 10? Is this compatible with Apple Superdrive? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.