Does my Computer have USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 Ports?

Posted by: on Oct 21, 2014 | 7 Comments

Quick easy steps to determine whether a Windows PC or Apple Mac or MacBook Pro computer has USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 ports.

Most Windows PC USB ports are designated with either black or white for USB 2.0 ports and blue for USB 3.0.
determine-usb-2-3-port-on-mac-5NOTE: Apple does not designate their USB ports by color.

To determine if your Mac or MacBook Pro has USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 ports follow these 4 simple clicks:
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Determining if a USB cable or peripheral device is USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 is simple as well.  All authorized USB devices will have one of the following logo identifiers:

USB 2 Logo indicating Hi-Speed
USB 2 Logo indicating Hi-Speed

 

USB 3 indicating SuperSpeed
USB 3 indicating SuperSpeed
USB 3 abbreviated logo indicating SuperSpeed
USB 3 abbreviated logo indicating SuperSpeed

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