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

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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  • Answer

    Yes, but it will be slower.

  • 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.

  • yes