WD My Passport USB 3.0....makes difference if connected to 2.0? Tags: Hard Drives Western Digital USB3 Storage Last response: July 29, 2011 7:12 PM in Storage Share leandrodafontoura a b G Storage July 29, 2011 2:54:29 PM I recently acquired a WD My Passport USB 3.0 Does its actual transfer rate matches USB2.0 speeds limit, is this advertizemente justifiable? Honestly, if the drive gives just a litle more over USB 2.0 maximum transfer rate, then it makes sense for me to conect it to a USB 3.0 port, even tough it falls far from 3.0 maximum More about : passport usb makes difference connected RetiredChief a c 351 G Storage July 29, 2011 4:35:12 PM Have the WD USB3 1 TB drive and also a Samsung F3 i TB drive in a USB 3 enclosure - YES they are much faster when plugged into USB3 than USB 2. leandrodafontoura a b G Storage July 29, 2011 7:12:18 PM Thanks, that solves my curiosity. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources WD My Passport not recognised in USB 3 socket Forum WD My Passport Essential SE 1TB USB 3.0 Questions Forum WD Passport isn't recognized with USB 3.0 card Forum Different between WD passport and element Forum WD Passport USB HD stopped working Forum WD Passport vs Element differences Forum WD Passport portable hardisk keeps disconnecting Forum WD passport Essential Sudden Death Forum WD Passport Essential Recovery Forum How do I back up my computer to WD Passport Forum Wd passport Forum WD Mypassport Essential Does not give speed in usb 3.0 Forum Best SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum BIOS won't recognize SSD when hard drive is connected Forum Need to recover data from formatted WD PASSPORT Forum Can you make a USB flash drive appear as a CD-ROM drive? Forum USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 transfer speed ? Forum [Solved] Lacie DT Hard Drive usb 2.0 500GB CP does not spin up Forum Old HDD to USB 3.0 Forum Boot drive is not recognised in bios when other drives are connected Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !