The Difference Between USB Cables

Written by Windows Patch Management on . Posted in Iphone lightning cables, Siamese video and power cable, Usb 3.0 superspeed extension cables

We use USB cables for all kinds of things. We can transfer data, charge electronics, and connect one electronic to another. Most people use a USB cable on a daily basis for at least one of these tasks, if not all three.

However, we may not all be aware of the different kinds of USB cables and what they do. Essentially they all have the same functions, but certain kinds perform at a higher rate than others and may be for a specific task. For example, not all USB 2.0 extension cables are going to be exactly the same, because it depends on what you want to connect it to. A cable that connects to the back of a PC is going to be different that one that charges a phone.


Also, there are older cables and newer cables, with the newer ones performing at a faster rate than the older cables. USB 2.0 cables are going to perform differently than the USB 3