Microsoft Windows 8 will be coming with USB 3.0 Support

Microsoft striking again,Only few days before they announced the Windows 8 Application store and  Today Microsoft Windows chief Mr. Steven Sinofsky promised on his Bog post that Microsoft Windows 8 will be coming with USB 3.0 support. In this blog post he expecting USB 3.0 standard will be in complete saturation in mid 2015.Keeping this in mind Microsoft is ensuring that Windows 8 can handle all possible USB 3.0 scenarios: “Each and every USB device, low, full, high, and SuperSpeed, has to work in Windows 8.”

USB 3.0 Standard first came together in 2008 promising to bring ten times faster current USB 2.O architecture. Presently there are 17 SuperSpeed USB 3.0-certified products were introduced and more uncertified USB 3.0 products are on the way.

USB 3.0

As you know, Present USB 2.0 can support transmission speed of 480 Mbit/s but USB3.0 will support a transmission speed 5 Gbit/s, and it will be coming with backward compatibility with USB 2.0.Let’s hope for a brilliant future of Universal Serial Bus standard.

 USB history So Far

  • USB 0.7: Released in November 1994.
  • USB 0.8: Released in December 1994.
  • USB 0.9: Released in April 1995.
  • USB 0.99: Released in August 1995.
  • USB 1.0: Released in January 1996.
  • USB 2.0: Released in April 2000.
  • USB 3.0: Release Candidate: 7 November 2008

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