can a thunderbolt 1 port work with a thunderbolt2 external hard drive?

  • Asked by Paulette C from Addisleigh Park
  • 02-May-2014
LaCie 3TB d2 USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Series Hard Drive

LaCie 3TB d2 USB 3.0 Thunderbolt Series Hard Drive

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    Thunderbolt 2 should be backwards compatible, so yes. It won't transfer as fast, but it will transfer, like with backwards compatibility between USB 1, 2, and 3.

    • Answered by Fn L
    • 13-May-2014