Photos of new USB 3.0 connectors

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 26 2007 @ 01:15 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
FUD Zilla spotted one of the new USB 3.0 cables at the IDF in San Francisco:
The optical version of the cable that Intel's CEO Paul Otelini talked about comes probably after 2008 and for some special market such as high end storage and will likely be expensive.

The normal USB 3.0 cable prototypes are done by who else than Foxconn. This big component giant is working closely with Intel to bring USB 3.0 to life. The first connectors and cables are already done and we had a chance to picture the first USB 3.0 A connector and B connector and we are sure that these won't be the only one.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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