Question Which generation of USB 3 do I have?

Cosmarchy

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I have a laptop with USB 3.1 ports but I'd like to know how I find out whether they are gen 1 or 2?

Is there anyway to determine this from Windows 10.

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Cosmarchy

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Yes, I know it is USB 3.1 but my question was whether it was gen 1 or 2 as there is a difference in speed between the two and telling me it's USB 3.1 does not tell me the speed...
 

Cosmarchy

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Ah yes good idea...

It was very hard to see as the case is black and he USB symbol is also black but it looks very similar to this:

but there is a hardly distinguishable "3.1" below the large circle on the left.

In the absence of a "10" anywhere on the symbol, I suspect that it will therefore be gen 1 :D
 

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