USB 3.0 has gotten the green light for becoming a standard offering on Intel-based Windows PCs next year.
The USB Implementers Forum announced this week that the upcoming "Ivy Bridge" 7 Series Chipset and other Intel chipsets have achieved USB 3.0 certification. Chipsets are support silicon that work in tandem with the main processor.
USB 3.0, aka SuperSpeed USB, delivers up to 10 times the data transfer rate of USB 2.0, as well as improved power efficiency.
Intel's Ivy Bridge silicon, due to ship in Windows PCs in the April-June time frame, will … Read more