Sunday, January 6, 2013

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Doubles Throughput to 10 Gbps

Supplemental specifications for a higher-rate, SuperSpeed USB 3.0 will double throughput performance of USB 3.0 to 10 Gbps.  The higher rate will be achieved using improved data encoding.  This will ensure compatibility with existing cables and connectors. Work on the 10 Gbps SuperSpeed USB update is targeted for industry review during Q1.

“With USB technology continuing to be the data and power delivery path of choice across personal computing and consumer electronics, we are always looking ahead to how to best improve user experience and connectivity performance,” said Brad Saunders, USB 3.0 Promoter Group Chairman.