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USB 3.0 Specification Now Available

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. mlee49

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    Ludacris Speed :roll:

    Its either that or use a different language like Uber Speed. Gotta love the name game the marketing teams play.
     
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    how did you do that?
     
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    i'll take a guess...

    plugged a USB Header in backwards?
     
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  5. TheGuruStud

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    I think I did that one time, but it didn't fry anything

    But if he had the single wires and mixed them up, then I can definitely see it.
     
  6. Ravenas

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    Nice 10x the speed...
     
  7. Mussels

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    i forgot to say this before, but i was honestly expecting USB 3.0 to be a launch feature of the new core i7 motherboards. Kinda surprising that its late, and that they missed such a great opportunity.
     
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    [​IMG]

    found this, image of a USB 3.0 cable.
     
  9. mlee49

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    dude that looks like a USB type B with a FW400 ontop. :)
     
  10. TheGuruStud

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    Looks like they changed it so they can sell "USB 3 super mega speed" cables for 25 bucks.

    I always love how the 1.1 cables supposedly don't work for 2. Great marketing.
     
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    Great for thumb drives :)


    Whenever I do that, my PC doesn't POST :p.
     
  12. Hayder_Master

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    can we say it is possible can install an portable widows on flash ram with usb 3 cuz it is very fast and sure can run windows like HDD
     
  13. Mussels

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    my system can already boot off of USB 2.0 flash drives and hard drives, so you most certainly could with 3.0.

    The new cable may seem odd, but look at it again - its most definately USB 2.0 with extra wires, because it means you can use USB 2.0 cables to connect between USB 3.0 devices, albeit it at a lower speed.
     
    Hayder_Master says thanks.
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    Good thing, otherwise, I'd have to rant and rave when this hits shelves :laugh:
     
  15. Mussels

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    i like the design, as its going to be easy to explain to end users.

    Its not so common nowadays, but certainly recall confusing moments trying to explain to people why their USB 1.1 port cant handle 2.0 speeds, and thats why their flash drive/external HDD is so slow.

    With this, its easy - you can tell by the cable. you need "super speed" plugs on PC and device, and a "super dooper uber win" cable between them. Dont have all 3? then you're in slow mode.


    I want SSD hard drives with USB 3.0 ports!
     
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    thanx mussels that's what i talk about super speed from usb
     
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    The bs lines companies use to get us suckers attention my personal fav "worlds first". Then again if companies were honest they woudnt sell bugger all.
     
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    metacritic rates the game at 91 but users rate it at 4.9
     
  19. Mussels

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    Easy Rhino: why would users rate USB 3.0 a 4.9?

    wrong thread, lol.
     
  20. Easy Rhino

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    lmao!!!!! sorry, i stepped away from my PC for a minute and got mixed up! however, judging by user response in here id say 4.9 is about right :laugh:
     

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