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 316 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 Solvedvery confused about usb 3.0 and 2.0 Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 to USB 2.0? Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 as USB 2.0? Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 PCIE Adapter in USB 2.0 Motherboard Forum SolvedRazer mouse/keyboard won't work in usb 3.0 will work in 2.0 I only have 2 2.0 ports Forum SolvedMain reasons why usb 3.0 and usb 2.0 aren't working Forum Solvedwhat is the cable called that converts a usb 3.0 to a usb 2.0? Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 20 pin connector for front of case Forum Solvedcon motherbord usb 3.0 header to 2.0 for front usb Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 and 2.0? Forum SolvedUSB 3.0 header on motherboard but USB 2.0 front panel port on case Forum Solvedare wireless usb 3.0 adapters compatible with usb 2.0 ports Forum SolvedUSB 2.0 to 3.0 help! Forum 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 More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !