USB 3.0 on Usb 2.0 Tags: Flash Media USB3 USB Storage Last response: August 30, 2011 1:27 PM in Storage Share vnyteck August 30, 2011 10:45:58 AM hello, i am planning to buy a Kingston 16GB USB 3.0 Pendrive, will the USB 3.0 can be use in 2.0 Ports, is it compatable with USB 2.0 and is it also compatable in USB 1.1 ? More about : usb usb AMD X6850 August 30, 2011 11:45:02 AM Yes, USB3 is backwards compatible with USB 2 and 1.1 but it will run at slower speeds because they cannot support the faster speeds of USB3. m 0 l WyomingKnott a c 289 G Storage August 30, 2011 1:27:54 PM AMD X6850 is correct. If you look at the specifications for USB 3.0, it's just USB 2.0 plus four (?) more wires. Without those four wires, it is identical to USB 2.0 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedNzxt Phantom 410 - Front USB 2.0 dont work while 3.0 do Forum SolvedChanging usb 2.0 to 3.0 Forum SolvedCase has usb 2.0 and mobo has 3.0 Forum SolvedCan I use USB 3.0 Header instead of USB 2.0 Header for Corsair Link? Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 20 pin female to male USB adapter? Forum SolvedUSB 2.0 Header on Case, USB 3.0 Header Motherboard Forum SolvedReplacing bent USB 3.0 Connector 20PIN Forum Solvedusb 3.0 on case to usb 2.0 on motherboard Forum Solvedhow to put a usb 3.0 cable into mobile usb 2.0 Forum SolvedUSB 2.0 device is not working in USB 3.0 ports Forum SolvedDifference between USB 3.0 and 2.0 significant? Forum Solvedusb 3.0 in usb 2.0 Forum SolvedUSB 3.0's ports not receiving power but USB 2.0's ports working fine Forum SolvedUSB 2.0 headers USB 3.0 case Forum SolvedUSB 2.0 Case headers but USB 3.0 MOBO? HELP! Forum SolvedCant find USB 3.0 ports on M5a97 le r2.0 Motherboard Forum SolvedHACK: USB 2.0 to USB 3.0 Forum Solvedbest gaming processor for ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 AM3+ AMD 990FX SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard Forum Solvedcan i change to usb 3.0 from usb 2.0? Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 and 2.0 Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !