My 2010 Mac Pro has USB 2.0 ports , will I be able to use this hard drive?

  • Asked by Kathleen H from Socorro
  • Jan 8, 2013
Seagate Backup Plus USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive for Mac

Seagate Backup Plus USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive for Mac

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    Yes, but it will be slower.

    • Answered by Randall S from Houston
    • Jan 10, 2013
  • Yes, your Mac Pro with USB 2.0 will work just fine with this hard drive, but it will be limited to USB 2.0 throughput speed...but that's as fast as you'll get from any USB external hard drive because you don't have USB 3.0.

    • Answered by Brian Z from Seattle
    • Mar 23, 2013
  • yes

    • Answered by Daniel M from Randolph
    • Feb 27, 2013