The SuperSpeed ​​USB 3.0 to 10 Gbps password

The organization of standardization of USB transfer protocol announced a new standard for the SuperSpeed. Rates will be doubled to 10 Gbps (Gigabits per second) from mid-2013.

The 10 Gbps ports Thunderbolt is a selling point for Apple. But soon, the merits of this technology will be put into perspective, since the USB 3.0 to 10 Gbps will be finalized by mid-2013, advance The Verge.

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group, the standardization body ensuring the USB transfer protocol, has just announced a new specification for SuperSpeed. Currently 5 Gbps transfer speed of USB 3.0 will be equal to the Thunderbolt was developed by Intel for Apple.

Democratization in 2014

According to The Verge, the first aircraft with a speed of 10 Gbps could land mid-2014. Meanwhile, there are about 720 certified devices USB 3.0 (5 Gbps) on the market. The new standard should prevail among the various manufacturers, including Intel. The USB port has indeed many advantages, including its quality standard and backward compatibility.

"We recognize that more applications computer general public will need faster transfers to devices", reacted Alex Peleg, vice president of Intel's announcement of the new specification.

Users are actually more fond of very heavy media data (Full HD, high definition pictures, etc..). Between the increase in storage capacity and file size, transfer of these could become a bottleneck.

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