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camaroace

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Ok I got a quick question about a upgrade to USB 2.0.

Currentley I am looking into buying a iPod but I only have USB 1.1 ports. So if I were to buy a PCI card with lets say 4 USB 2.0 ports would I still get the speed of USB 2.0 even if my system is USB 1.1?

I wanted just to throw this by you guys before I went and bought anything.
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Yes you would get USB 2.0 speeds.
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K thank you very much I thought it would but just wanted to double check
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This might sound like stating the obvious but:

If you put a PCI USB card in, only the ports on that card will be USB 2. It won't upgrade the onboard ports to USB 2. In fact you may want to switch them off in BIOS.
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You might want to go to the computer maker's site and see if you can find some upgrade. Also you might try reinstalling the drivers and go to the Microsoft website option in the New Hardware wizard when you do. Microsoft has some updated drivers that work on some machines but not all.
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