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will usb drive for usb2 work with usb1.1?

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by oviaukko, Jul 30, 2007.

  1. oviaukko

    oviaukko Member

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    i'm looking to buy a usb drive but my computer only has usb1.1 ports... will a usb drive that's meant for usb2 still work with usb1.1?
     
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    TO add more detail, it will but it will be VERY slow. A 512MB stick may take a minute or two to fill on USB2, but with USB1.1 it will take around 10 minutes.
     

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