Brando announces USB 3.0 ExpressCard that allow laptops without this connection to receive and be entitled to a tenfold speed compared to USB 2.0.
The USB 3.0 tide falls recently on desktops and laptops with the announcement of many products using this standard that promises throughput tenfold compared to that of USB 2.0.
Although a theoretical maximum throughput will certainly never be reached, the demonstration of SuperTalent showed a real gain in performance with a rate more than tripled in writing and more than quadrupled in reading. Enough to arouse the interest of the general public as the professionals.
Following the same path that Brando, the Buffalo Japanese turn announced an expansion card in the ExpressCard format designed to make notebook computers this standard already used by a number of devices such that a Blu-ray external and external hard drive from one manufacturer.
Based on an original NEC controller, it offers two USB 3.0 backward compatible with USB 2.0 / 1.1.
The ExpressCard 3.0 will be available by the end of the month in Japan and specialized sites for us. Expect to pay about 40 euros.