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What is USB Type-C anyway and what does it have to do with USB 3.1?

One of the challenges I had ramping back up on USB was understanding all of the advancements in the USB specifications since I last worked as part of the Synopsys DesignWare IP group. Of course along with the advancement of the USB specification also came a slew of new acronyms. Anything confusion I encountered was […]

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Does my NAND need USB 3.0? – Types of NAND by Application – Part 3

NAND flash is the basic component in USB Flash Drives, SD Cards, SSDs as discussed in the first blog. As discussed in the second blog, NAND flash is only one compenent that affects overall USB throughput. Based on feedback from readers, I’m going to go back to the basics on NAND.  For even seasoned Semiconductor […]

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The Fastest USB 3.0 Flash Drive in the Universe (maybe)

I posted a blog “Fastest USB 3.0 Flash Drive?…” back in January.  I got reader e-mail. An kindly reader wrote in: “Look at the Lexar Triton (USB 3.0 Flash Drive)… (It gets USB 3.0 Performance numbers like) 155MB/s read and 150MB/s write … it is “among the fastest”  http://www.lexar.com/products/lexar-jumpdrive-triton-usb-30-flash-drive” (Let’s call this reader Mr. Snarkman.) […]

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