USB 3.0 is ON !

This guy, USB 3.0 known as super speed USB is being built into devices. Earlier this year [aug 2008] intel came up with its specs for USB 3.0 and made it royalty free, so that it would speed-up the development of new systems world-wide. This next generation USB is capable of

  • data-transfer speeds up to 4.8 gigabits per second – that’s 10 times the USB 2.0 speeds
  • expected to offer better power efficiency
  • expected to be backward-compatible with earlier versions of USB