Quantcast
  Facebook Connect Twitter Connect RSS Feeds
  • Brands
  • Search
  • Contact

Articles tagged with: usb3

Samsung’s New HDD Lineup With SuperSpeed USB 3.0

Samsung has recently mentioned that they will adopting SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology. SuperSpeed USB 3.0 has the power to transfer data at up to 5 Gb/s, which is ten times the data transfer rate of USB 2.0 (considered the gold standard in computing not too long ago). SuperSpeed USB 3 also lets users move a 25GB full high definition movie in under four minutes. This technology will be a requisite for any of you “media collectors” who have tons of music or videos on your computer, or even if you just don’t like to wait.

AMD Will Support USB 3.0!

Although USB 3.0 can be found on many computers and notebooks today, they are all supported by third party controllers because neither Intel nor AMD currently offer support for USB 3.0 in their chipsets. Thankfully AMD has found it’s niche, even if temporarily, because the company will now offer USB 3.0 support for their chipsets.

AMD will be working on USB3.0 support for the upcoming A75 and A70M Fusion chipsets. Phil Hughes from AMD told CNET that the chipsets are shipping today. We can expect that computers and notebooks with AMD power and USB 3.0 will be hitting shelves by next month at the latest. This of course will give Intel something to sweat about…