04/30/2010, Patriot Memory has rolled out a couple of SuperSpeed USB 3.0 adapter cards that come in the form of the PCUSB3PCIE and PCUSB3EXP. The former is an adapter card that targets desktop PCs, throwing in a couple of SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports that are capable of hitting a theoretical data transfer of up to 5Gbps data throughput. As for the PCUSB3EXP, you will also be able to enjoy USB 3.0 […]
04/28/2010, With solid state drives (SSD) becoming more common, it’s not surprising to see that Buffalo has come up with a USB 3.0 external SSD. The SHD-PEHU3 series of portable drives will be available in capacities ranging from 64GB to 256GB and will cost from 26,400 Yen ($280) to 100,900 Yen ($1,073) from May 10. We’re really looking forward to seeing portable drives with USB 3.0 connections becoming mainstream, after all, […]
04/27/2010, Another flash drive amidst the billion other different designs in the market isn’t anything special, but considering that everybody is looking forward to the mass adoption of USB 3.0, we do welcome another USB 3.0 flash drive. Thanks to the speedy connection, this device supports a data transfer speed of 400MB/s. There isn’t any information on pricing or availability at the moment.
04/26/2010, Having a large external hard drive is always a nice thing, but if you don’t have a fast connection to transfer your data to and from the drive, using it is going to be a tedious process. That’s probably why Samsung has officially announced a USB 3.0 version of its STORY range of external hard drives. The new STORY Station 3.0 is now available in capacities of 1TB or 2TB […]
04/15/2010, You might remember Intel’s Light Peak connectivity option, which is capable of transferring files at a rate of 10Gbps. To make things better, it can also be compatible with a USB 3.0 connector, and considering the popularity of USB, this is certainly great news. Now Intel has confirmed at its Intel Developer Conference (IDF) that it is expecting partners to ship devices to ship with Light Peak support as early […]
04/15/2010, USB 3.0 connections don’t have to be limited to hard drives and flash drives, and BlackMagic has introduced its Intensity Shuttle, which uses a USB 3.0 connection and allows you to capture 10-bit HD videos from HDMI 1.3 sources, along with S-Video, and composite. To make things better, the $199 Intensity Shuttle draws its power from the USB 3.0 connection itself, making life a little bit easier for you.
03/31/2010, PQI has unveiled what it touts to be the first USB 3.0 2.5″ portable hard drive in the world, known as the H566. This model is capable of hitting a theoretical bandwidth of 5Gbps/sec, which is roughly 10x that of what USB 2.0 offers, although real life performance won’t be able to get anywhere near that figure for obvious reasons such as bottlenecks. It will come in a new metallic […]
03/25/2010, Almost everybody loves USB, after all, who wouldn’t? Now it seems that Asus is also going to further affirm its love for USB, specifically USB 3.0. We say that as the company will be offering USB 3.0 inside its notebooks, several netbooks, and a variety of motherboards in the future. While we’ve seen USB 3.0 connectors show up on several high-end motherboards, it’s good to see Asus start to integrate […]
03/04/2010, It’s good to see more and more USB 3.0 products starting to show up, and next up in line is the SuperCrypt USB 3.0 thumb drive form Super Talent. Available in sizes from 16GB to 256GB, you should be able to store quite a bit of information on it, and the 240MB/s transfer rate allows you to copy a 600MB movie in around 7 seconds. When it comes to security, […]
03/03/2010, Addonics jumps on the USB 3.0 bandwagon that Belkin is currently riding on, with its new range of USB 3.0 PCIe and ExpressCard adapters. All of these will be able to support the super fast new USB 3.0 format, but we’re still waiting for more and more computers to incorporate such ports into their hardware so that the standard becomes more commonplace. Addonics looks well positioned to enter the USB […]
03/03/2010, Apogee’s Astro Drive A101 holds the distinction for being the smallest USB 3.0 device in the market at the moment, although we’re pretty sure that this is not a permanent situation and will change within the next couple of months or so. Capable of achieving read and write speeds of up to 180MB/s and 130MB/s, respectively, this USB flash drive will come in 128GB, 64GB and 32GB capacities although there […]
02/23/2010, Belkin has a bunch of SuperSpeed USB 3.0 devices made available to the masses from April onwards (May if you’re living in Canada), where among them include a PCIe Add-In Card, ExpressCard and Premium A-B and Micro-B Cables. The SuperSpeed USB 3.0 PCIe Add-In Card is going for $79.99 and can hook up to 127 USB devices, while the equally-priced SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ExpressCard also does the same, supporting plug […]
02/19/2010, Seems that USB 3.0 news is pretty intense today, and here is yet another device that conforms to the standard – the Sharkoon Technologies SATA QuickPort Duo USB 3.0 docking station. It is capable of holding up to a couple of SATA hard drives/SSDs, and as always is backwards compatible with USB 2.0/1.1 standards. It holds 2.5” and 3.5” SATA hard drives/SSDs, retailing for 59.90 Euros if you’re interested in […]
02/19/2010, While USB 3.0 is capable of hitting a theoretical maximum of 4.8Gbps where data transfer rates are concerned, NEC is unhappy with that and recently claimed that they are capable of touching the 14.8Gbps mark. This was made possible thanks to their R&D team that re-engineered some very technical aspects of signal transmission in order to expand the amount of data that can be successfully transmitted. It seems that both […]