how can i tell which one i have,the spec. of the pc says usb2 but my son connected his usb2 hard drive to the pc but says it's speed is usb1. pc is mesh matrix 2.6 with 6 usb2 ports! is there a device that can check this out?
Download Belarc Advisor from this website click here it's free for personal use. It will tell you what is installed on the system including all windows updates. If it says "Enhanced host controller" under the USB heading then you have USB2 installed.
"Unfortunately, the phrase "USB 2.0" does not necessarily mean 480Mbps of throughput. USB 2.0 now has three different signaling rates: Low Speed (1.5Mbps), Full Speed (12Mbps), and Hi-Speed (480Mbps). "