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Jun 11 2009   12:33AM GMT

USB 3.0 Where are you?

Nathan Simon Nathan Simon Profile: Nathan Simon

USB 3.0 has been in the IT News world for years now… but when is it going to officially be released? From what I just read, soon!

The webpage here (i know its old!) states that you can transfer 25GB in 70 seconds!

You can can check out and download documents, presentations, and whitepapers on SuperSpeed USB. Below is an insert from

“SuperSpeed USB brings significant performance enhancements to the ubiquitous USB standard, while remaining compatible with the billions of USB enabled devices currently deployed in the market. SuperSpeed USB will deliver 10x the data transfer rate of Hi-Speed USB, as well as improved power efficiency.

  • SuperSpeed USB has a 5 Gbps signaling rate offering 10x performance increase over Hi-Speed USB.
  • SuperSpeed USB is a Sync-N-Go technology that minimizes user wait-time.
  • SuperSpeed USB will provide Optimized Power Efficiency.No device polling and lower active and idle power requirements.
  • SuperSpeed USB is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. Devices interoperate with USB 2.0 platforms. Hosts support USB 2.0 legacy devices. “

The full details can be found on Intel’s website.

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