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USB 3 Compatability

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  • USB3
  • USB
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Last response: in Storage
January 11, 2013 12:52:43 AM

Can you plug USB 2 stuff into an USB 3 port? will it run ok? will it damage anything?

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January 11, 2013 1:08:15 AM

It's backwards compatible. There will not be a problem.
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January 11, 2013 7:45:57 PM

cball1311 is correct. USB 2.0 will always work with USB 3.0. Although you will not be able to completely utilize the speed capability of a device with USB 3.0 in a USB 2.0 port.
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January 18, 2013 12:31:08 AM

Best answer selected by pm8546.
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