If your computer system have 4 or 5 USB ports, then how to detect, which USB port is 2.0 or 3.0. Basically 3.0 USB port is using for Super Speed for transfer files. This article will definitely help you to detect different USB ports.
Difference between USB 2.0 and 3.0
|Released||April 2000||November 2008|
|Speed||HS (High Speed), 480 Mbps||10 times faster than USB 2.0. SS (Super Speed, 4.8 Gbps|
|Signaling Method||Half duplex||Full duplex|
|Price||less expensive than its USB 3.0 version.||more expensive than its USB 2.0 version.|
|Power Usage||Up to 500 mA||Up to 900 mA.|
|Number of wires within the cable||4||9|
|Standard-A Connectors||Grey color||Blue color|
|Standard-B Connectors||Smaller in size||Extra space for more wires|
|Max Cable length||5 meter||3 meter|
Physically ports looks different
First, right click on My Computer. Find manage option and then click on Device Manager. Device Manager will expend you to many options, in which choose Universal Serial Bus Controllers by extract this option, you will see the different USB names.
Meaning of different names
- “Universal Host,” then you have USB port version 1.1.
- Name with both “Enhanced Host” and “Universal Host” then you have USB port version 2.0.
- “USB 3.0,” then you have USB port version 3.0.
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