Gina Steinmeier

Is USB 3.0 compatible with a USB 2.0 port?

03 Jan 2012
03 Jan 2012 | |

I want to get an external hard drive, but I need to know if a USB 3.0 will work with my USB 2.0 port? And will the transfer rate be 2.0 or 3.0?

Because if it’s not gonna speed up the transfer, I might as well buy the USB 2.0.