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G3/G5 what version USB?
| 4:37 am on Nov 26, 2003 (gmt 0)|
My question is not web page related, but i need some mac gurus to help me out.
I have a B&W G3 and i have a G5 on the way.
What versions of USB do these two machines use and what is the difference? The reason i ask is, i need to buy some USB extension cords and i don't know which ones to get.
| 1:24 pm on Nov 27, 2003 (gmt 0)|
Hi Kode Kid,
Both the G3 and G5 use the same old plain vanilla USB for low bandwidth peripherals. Apple never adopted USB 2 because it already introduced FireWire for high bandwith goodies.
| 9:28 pm on Nov 27, 2003 (gmt 0)|
|Apple never adopted USB 2 because it already introduced FireWire for high bandwith goodies. |
WHAT? The new G5s have three USB 2.0 ports:
| 9:51 pm on Nov 27, 2003 (gmt 0)|
If its just cables you're concerned about then don't worry, all USB cables will work fine at USB 2.0 speeds, check the link:
| 10:15 pm on Nov 27, 2003 (gmt 0)|
|The new G5s have three USB 2.0 ports: |
That's what i just found out. I think i'll go with the USB 2 cables just to be on the safe side.
| 12:31 pm on Nov 28, 2003 (gmt 0)|
Sorry, I did not mean to mislead anyone.
Now I must seriously shop around. ;)
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