USB 3.0 - SuperSpeed USB - It's here and its Very Very Fast!
USB 2.0 has been with us for around 10 years but USB 3.0 is now here. Dubbed "Superspeed" USB, USB 3.0 has been in development since 2007 and delivers data transfer speeds that are at 3.2 Gbps are around X10 times faster than USB 2.0
Early generation products are now just beginning to make their way onto the market. These products not only work with USB 3.0 but are backwards compatible with USB 2.0 as well. To get the real benefits of the X 10 speed improvement your PC will need to support USB 3.0 - its pretty easy to install a USB 3.0 PCI card into desktop and tower PC's and even easier to plug in a USB 3.0 upgrade express card into a Laptop thats equipped with an Express Card slot!