usb 3.0 speed win8 vs win7 Tags: Desktops Speed USB3 Windows 7 Last response: September 6, 2013 4:20 AM in Windows 7 Share j320dvr September 5, 2013 6:27:23 PM I purchased a asus desktop with win8 and installed win7 with a clean copy. The speed of the usb 3.0 port went from 90-100 mbps on win8 to 28-32 mbps. What caused this? How can I get the speed back? More about : usb speed win8 win7 rgd1101 a c 207 $ Windows 7 September 5, 2013 6:34:14 PM did you install the driver m 0 l Outlander_04 a b $ Windows 7 September 5, 2013 6:36:58 PM USB 3 needs a driver . Install one Or get smart and reinstall windows 8 and use a free program like Classic Shell to make it looks and behave exactly like Win7 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer j320dvr September 6, 2013 4:20:06 AM Yes I installed the driver and unfortunately the medical software I am running requires windows 7 32 bit. I tried it on windows 8 and it is not supported. Not sure why there is a drop in speed on the port. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Esata 6gb/s vs 3gb/s vs USB 3.0 Transfer Speed Forum Solvedhaswell power usage win7 vs win8 Forum SolvedWin7 Vs. Win8 for business Forum Solved970 vs 990FX? Chipsets, RAM speeds and usb 3.0 Forum USB 2.0 vs USB 3.0 flash drive recognition speed Forum win8 vs win7 for coding, video editing, gaming Forum 3.0 usb is not working in win8 Forum SolvedUnknown motherboard in HP p6-2326s. Need USB3.0 drivers for Win7! Forum Solved"this device can perform faster if you connect it to a super speed USB 3.0 Forum eSATA external hard drive speeds vs USB 3.0 Forum SolvedSlow usb 3.0? What speed should I expect from my matsunichi drive. And how can I test it? Forum SolvedNot getting high transfer speed with USB 3.0 Forum SolvedDoes rpm affect the speed of an USB 3.0 external hard disk? Forum SolvedWD My Passport Slim slow transfer speed (USB 3.0) Forum SolvedMy USB 3.0 Speed I don't think its normal 14MBs Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive USB 3.0 slow speed Forum SolvedWill a usb 3.0 pcie card work at full speed on a pcie 1.0 slot? Forum SSD speeds vs USB 3.0 ? Forum SolvedMax 5 mbps write speed on USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 Forum USB 3.0 speed drops when transferring. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !