hi speed usb flash (does sthat mean 3.0 by default)

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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
USB 3 is a function of the USB hardware, not the flash drive. Any new flash drive will work fine in a USB 3 port. But there is no flash drive that makes a (say) USB 2 port work as a USB 3 port.
dbruntonQuid, Me Anxius Sum?  Illegitimi non carborundum.Commented:
Not USB 3.0

That's USB 2.0.

It will work in a USB 3.0 port though but at USB 2.0 speed.  See http://pricespy.co.nz/product.php?p=437231 for specs.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@25112 - Just so I am really clear - no USB key (no matter how advertised) will speed up a USB port.
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i'm not so sure it is USB 3.
on that page, they show USB 3 drives - and mention it
probably it is USB 2  -and he term high speed was used for usb2 vs USB1
☠ MASQ ☠Commented:
Ignore manufacturer's claims about "high speed".  In the current marketplace if a drive is capable of running at USB 3.0* speeds they will make it very clear - because there's still a lot of USB 2.0 hardware for them to sell they want you to buy it because it's "fast", "ultra-fast" or "blindingly fast" - it's still USB 2.0!

The Twist and turn drives are USB 2.0 technology.  For a list of Lexar USB 3.0* drives
http://www.lexar.com/products/usb-flash-drives - they all shout that they have the new USB 3.0* speeds - if they don't they haven't

*Maximum transfer rate of drive is controlled by the USB hub speed on your computer. Your mileage may vary.  Terms and conditions apply.  Your home may be at risk if you do not keep up your payments etc ...

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25112Author Commented:
helped. thx.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@25112  - You are very welcome and I was happy to help.
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