"USB 3.0" that realized 10 times the communication speed of the past has appeared

Many manufacturers, including Intel, are ten times faster than traditional "USB 3.0It seems he set up an organization to formulate the specification of "

According to WikipediaAlthough the maximum speed of the current USB 2.0 is 480 Mbps, that is, when it is USB 3.0, it becomes 4.8 Gbps at the maximum.

Details are as follows.
Industry Leaders Develop Superspeed USB Interconnect

According to this release, HP and Microsoft, NEC, NXP Semiconductors, Texas Instruments Japan etc. jointly developed Intel and launched the "USB 3.0 Promoter Group" to formulate specifications of USB 3.0.

USB 3.0 not only realizes 10 times the communication speed of the conventional, but also has backwards compatibility with conventional USB 2.0 and 1.1 standards, and also realized reduction of power consumption, etc. Specification It is said that it will be formulated as early as early 2008.

I'm wondering how close to the measured value of the transfer rate is, but it is helpful to be able to transfer large files of large size easily to the USB memory which continues to increase in capacity.

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