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 353 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 SolvedWD My Passport 1TB USB 2.0 not Working On Pc Forum I have WD My Passport 500 GB, i can access it from USB 3.0 but when i use USB 2.0 i can not access it. Please help me. Thanks Forum SolvedWD My Passport Slim slow transfer speed (USB 3.0) Forum External WD passport not read on PC but perfect while connected to Samsung TV Forum SolvedWD passport works in USB 2, but not 3? Forum SolvedSlow USB 3 Transfer Speed In WD My Passport Forum Solved WD Passport - 2TB _ Use it as USB thumb drive to store files Forum WD my passport 1 TB doesnt show all the files on mac and windows but fully accessible when connected to my TV via WDTV. HELP! Forum SolvedWD My Passport not recognised in USB 3 socket Forum SolvedWD Passport USB 3.0 Slow transfer rate Forum SolvedWd my passport usb3 failure Forum Issues with WD My Passport Ultra USB disk Forum I have a WD Passport drive. The USB connector on the drive has broken and can't read the data on the drive. Forum I have a problem with my WD passport.....if I connected it to other laptop its shows all the files but when I connected it to Forum WD My Passport 2.0TB HDD auto disconnecting after 10 minutes or so? Forum Broken USB port (WD My Passport) Forum new WD MY PASSPORT ULTRA USB 3.0 on win 8.1 error warning Forum SolvedWD My Passport Essential SE 1TB USB3.0 Questions Forum SolvedWD 2TB My Passport 2.5" - Connect to PC Forum WD my passport(2 TB) not working in usb 3.0, asus z87-a motherboard Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !