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Regular Contributor
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Registered: ‎04-14-2009

USB 3.0 ???

What is USB 3.0?
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Registered: ‎04-16-2009

Re: USB 3.0 ???

USB 3.0 is the next evolution of the USB standard.
Main Features:
Data rate extended to 5Gbps from 480Mbps
Download 27 GB HD movie in 60-70 sec
It minimizes User Wait-Time
Specification released on Nov. 14, 2008.
First silicon should be available in late 2009 with early production in 2010.
Separate Tx & Rx Channels
Leverages PCI Express Gen II electricals
Optimized Power Efficiency
No device polling
Lower active & idle power requirements
Backward compatible with USB 2.0 “to the User”
Devices interoperate with USB 2.0 platforms
Hosts support USB 2.0 legacy devices
Avnet Employee (Super Contributor)
Posts: 90
Registered: ‎03-09-2010

Re: USB 3.0 ???

Avnet is looking in to developing a USB 3.0 Technology Guide.  More information to follow later this spring.

Matt Burns
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Avnet Employee (Super Contributor)
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Registered: ‎03-09-2010

Re: USB 3.0 ???

Also, make sure to follow our new USB 3.0 blog.

Matt Burns