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Will a USB 3.0 external hard drive work?

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D. Shamburger Level 1 Level 1 (140 points)
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Jul 15, 2011 10:32 AM

Will a Seagate FreeAgent 2 TB SuperSpeed USB 3.0 work with my iMac? I know the iMac only has USB 2.0 ports, but is USB 3.0 backward-compatible, meaning it would work on a computer with USB 2.0 ports? (at USB 2.0 speeds, of course)

 

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Apple iMac Core Duo 2.0GHz 20 inch 2GB RAM, iPod nano 4th gen.

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