Wednesday August 12, 2015

ASUS Announces World’s First USB 3.1 Gen 2 Motherboard Certification

ASUS today announced that the TUF Sabertooth Z97 Mark 2/USB 3.1 is the world’s first motherboard to achieve SuperSpeed USB 10Gbit/s certification for USB 3.1 Gen 2 data-transfer speeds of up to 10Gbit/s آ— twice as fast as USB 3.0. This achievement highlights the company’s position as a global trailblazer committed to delivering the best technology to consumers before anyone else.

To achieve USB-IF certification, the TUF Sabertooth Z97 Mark 2/USB 3.1 had to pass exacting tests set by the USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF), including signal-quality checks, stress tests and sustained transmission speed. As the world’s first certified SuperSpeed USB 10Gbit/s (USB 3.1 Gen 2) motherboard, the TUF Sabertooth Z97 Mark 2/USB 3.1 successfully demonstrated wide compatibility with existing USB devices including printers, USB drives, video cameras, mice, headsets and many others آ— providing proven interoperability for consumers.