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  1.    28 Jun 2017 #11
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Hartselle
    Posts : 478
    Windows 10 Pro 16299.64

    I use WD My Passport on both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 with same connector. Nothing else to buy. Regardless of which drive you decide on get the model number and go to nextag.com and check for lowest price.
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  2.    28 Jun 2017 #12
    Join Date : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 3,927
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain View Post
    Or better yet just purchase one of those 2.0 to 3.0 convert things and be good to go.
    The problem with such a converter in USB 2.0 ports is you'll never get USB 3.0 speeds. I needed more USB 3.0 ports on a computer so bought a USB 3.0 card for a PCIe X1 slot on the motherboard, got 4 more ports on the back of the computer. Mine was branded Anker. Such a card is not a choice for a Notebook/Laptop/Tablet, no place to put it.

    I have only 4 older Thumb drives, less than 8GB, that won't work on USB 3.0 ports, keep them for when working on older computers.
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