How to differentiate whether you have USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 Ports on your PC

Look closely at the USB Ports on the computer.  If you’re icon displays an ‘SS’ next to the universal USB icon, it’s a SuperSpeed USB 3.0.  If there isn’t an ‘SS’ next to the icon, it’s likely a USB 2.0.

 USB 2.0 Example

USB 2.0

USB 3.0 Example

USB 3.0

Note: USB 3.0 will also run USB 2.0 and USB 1.0 devices

Verification Source: & In-house Testing

Post Date: August 12, 2013