Vantec USB 3.0 interface embeds into external enclosures for HDD and expansion cards

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Company Vantec Thermal Technologies, known for its computer accessories, announced four new products with high-speed interface SuperSpeed USB 3.0. The new lineup includes external enclosures for hard drives form factor of 2.5 and 3.5 inches, as well as expansion cards for PCI-Express slots, and ExpressCard/34.

Recall SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface can transfer data at speeds up to 5 Gbit / s, which significantly enhances its supporting devices. He is fully backwards compatible with previous generation tire USB 2.0 and USB 1.1, of course, with a corresponding decrease in performance.

The new 2.5 and 3.5-inch external enclosures for HDD based on the popular model of Vantec NexStar 3. With regard to the expansion cards, they should bring support for SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface to desktop computers and laptops. Release of new products Vantec be held in early 2010, their value is not reported.