AOA Forums AOA Forums AOA Forums Folding For Team 45 AOA Files Home Front Page Become an AOA Subscriber! UserCP Calendar Memberlist FAQ Search Forum Home


Go Back   AOA Forums > Hardware > General Hardware Discussion

General Hardware Discussion Hard drives, CD, DVD Monitors, All hardware questions not better served by our other Topics


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 16th February, 2003, 11:48 PM
Chief Systems Administrator
 
Join Date: September 2001
Location: Europe
Posts: 13,075

USB 2 backward compatibility

Yes, we all know that USB 2 supports USB 1 devices. However, I have a question...

If there's a USB 2 hub connected to a USB 2 port on a PC, and a USB 1 device is connected, what actually happens? When the PC talks to the USB 1 device, does the whole chain (USB 2 port and USB 2 hub) drop down to USB 1 speed, or does the USB 2 hub buffer the data, and then deliver it at the higher speed?

Áedán
__________________
Any views, thoughts and opinions are entirely my own. They don't necessarily represent those of my employer (BlackBerry).
Digg this Post!Add Post to del.icio.usBookmark Post in TechnoratiFurl this Post!
Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
HSF Compatibility. SteveI Cooling & Temperature Monitoring 4 27th September, 2004 01:51 AM
Barton Compatibility Uncle Bob AMD Motherboards & CPUs 7 16th February, 2003 12:14 AM
ram compatibility Anarchy420 EPoX MotherBoards 19 29th January, 2003 09:16 PM
ATA133 Cables Backward Compatible ???? Ol'Pal Gary Graphics and Sound cards; Speakers and other Peripherals 3 23rd December, 2002 04:35 PM
How is the compatibility Alphawolf829 EPoX MotherBoards 1 22nd November, 2002 05:10 AM


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 01:01 AM.


Copyright ©2001 - 2010, AOA Forums
Don't Click Here Don't Click Here Either

Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.0