Part of the GoFlex Storage System: works with all GoFlex and GoFlex Pro ultra-portable drives 10x faster than USB 2.0 LED lights show drive activity As part of the GoFlex Storage System, the GoFlex upgrade cable – USB 3.0 enables you to upgrade the interface on your GoFlex or GoFlex Pro ultra-portable drive to USB 3.0 connectivity. The GoFlex USB 3.0 cable simply clicks in place, making it easy to switch between other GoFlex cables and devices. The GoFlex USB 3.0 cable features LED lights to show drive activity and offers 10x faster performance compared to USB 2.0. The GoFlex USB 3.0 cable is backwards compatible with USB 2.0.
...IF YOU KNOW WHAT YOU ARE DOING with USB 3.0 and how to set up your computer ENTIRELY to take advantage of this feature. If you don't save your $20.00, because you won't see a difference.I measured a improvement on a 10GB file transfer (with the factory Seagate USB 2.0 cord) at 24 minutes WRITE time (to the drive), dropping to just over 4 minutes with the new adapter. READ speeds (from the drive) took that 10GB file just hardly different than USB 3.0: 3 minutes v..