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How to tell if your computer has USB 2.0 or 3.0 ports?


macrumors regular
Original poster
Jul 17, 2004
I have a Black macbook. I want to get a new external hard drive but want to know first if I have USB 3.0 ports on my computer so that I can decide on the best drive to get (i.e. if paying more for USB 3.0 will be worth it or not). How can I tell with Mac OS X? I have Lion.
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