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Thunderbolt vs. USB 3.0 at IDF 2011

At IDF 2011, we saw a lot of new Thunderbolt peripherals. Mostly storage, but a few docking stations. I will post my pictures of those tomorrow.

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First Windows 8 Demonstration of USB 3.0 at Build, IDF 2011 1 Billion plus USB 3.0 products

1+ Billion USB 3.0 Devices in 2 years

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USB 3.0 in PC Chipsets–4 Ports, Fastest SSDs

Some leaked slides on a Chinese website showing a PC Chipset with 10 USB 2.0 ports and 4 USB 3.0 ports.   Now you might ask, why only 4 USB 3.0 ports?

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USB 3.0 in PC Chipsets

The Innovator that invented USB announced at IDF Beijing today that PC chipsets in 2012 will have USB 3.0 fully-integrated.   The Innovator has been shipping a few motherboards with the NEC Host chip, but in 2012, the chips supporting the latest processors will include USB 3.0.

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Thunderbolt vs. USB 3.0 Part 2

I highly recommend reading Rick Merritt’s article 10 things to know about Thunderbolt to understand Thunderbolt.

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Thunderbolt and Light Peak vs. USB 3.0

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