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Saturday September 26, 2015

Everything You Need To Know About USB 3.1

Digital Trends has provided a guide on the latest in USB technology and how it compares to previous iterations.

The biggest improvement for the USB 3.1 standard is a boost in data transfer bandwidth of up to 10 gigabits per second. The new SuperSpeed USB specification in Generation 2 of USB 3.1 delivers improved data encoding and efficiency, doubling the speed of the Generation 1 standard (5Gbps). To put it into more practical terms, the contents a fully-loaded 50 gigabyte Blu-Ray disc could be transferred over USB 3.1 Generation 2 in just 38 seconds.

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