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This article was published on November 13, 2008

    USB 3.0 will Transfer 25GB in 70 seconds. Blazingly Fast.

    USB 3.0 will Transfer 25GB in 70 seconds. Blazingly Fast.
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    Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos Former CEO of The Next Web. A fan of startups, entrepreneurship, getting things done faster, penning the occasional blog post, taking photos, designing, listening to good music and making lurrrve.

    On November 17, at the SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0) Developers Conference, the specifications for USB 3.0 will be released

    The spec is expected to offer an incredible 10 times the speed of USB 2.0.

    Unfortunately for Windows users, there are rumours that Windows 7 won’t support USB 3.0 due to development time constraints…whether that is actually the case, time will tell.

    To give you an idea of the difference in transfer speeds:

    • USB 1.0: 9.3 hours
    • USB 2.0: 13.9 minutes
    • USB 3.0: 70 seconds

    Can you say fast?

    via Everything USB.