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USB 2.0

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#1 slyblackdragon


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Posted 13 March 2009 - 03:57 AM

Not really that computer savvy, but I am looking at upgrading to usb 2.0. I am planning on getting a large external hard drive to save all of my data on and using a smaller internal HD for programs and OS. My question is, is usb 2.0 compatible with any motherboard, or do you need one designed to used it?

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Posted 13 March 2009 - 04:38 AM

You can upgrade to USB 2.0 by adding a USB 2.0 PCI card. The link below will show you a whole page of them.


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Posted 13 March 2009 - 05:04 AM

USB 2 is backward compatable, but transferring any large amounts of data will make you miserable waiting for it to finish. Good advice by dc3 above.

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