Under The Hood: Ivy Bridge To Get USB 3.0

Intel's next generation of processors, which you may know by the name Ivy Bridge, received a big boost this past week as the platform received official USB 3.0 certification. Super-fast data transfer speeds FTW!

Given the launch of Intel's own Thunderbolt technology, many pundits were afraid that Intel would try and replace the USB technology, rendering thousands of humping dog peripherals obsolete. But that doomsday scenario was thankfully avoided, and we can rest easy knowing that we'll all be plugging in USB cup warmers and flash drives for a long time to come.

[via Engadget]

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