USB 3.0 Speed and Compatibility

USB 3.0 Speed and Compatibility Source: http://www.startech.com/University/USB3.aspx?CID=3 In late 2008, version 3.0 of the USB specification was released to the USB-IF, which enabled developers to begin implementation in future products. For a product to be classified as USB 3.0 compliant, it must meet several requirements. From a performance standpoint, two of the objectives that must be met for a product to be certified as USB 3.0 compliant are: Support for data rates of up to 5Gbps Backward compatibility with USB 2.0 SpeedWith a data transfer rate of 5Gbps – roughly 10x as fast as was specified in USB revision 2.0 … Continue reading USB 3.0 Speed and Compatibility