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ADATA’s new external SSD support speeds up to 4,000 MB/s over USB4

This week ADATA is introducing a bunch of upcoming products, including DDR5 memory, an SDXC card capable of speeds as high as 800 MB/s, and new PCIe Gen 4 storage. But one new product that stands out is the ADATA SE920 external SSD, which the company says will use a USB4 2×2 interface to deliver speeds […]

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Differences between Thunderbolt 4, USB 4, Thunderbolt 3, and USB 3

Thunderbolt 4 and USB4 are next-gen technologies that are similar in a lot of ways. But there are also some key differences. Both use the same USB-C connector. Both are capable of data transfer speeds up to 40GB/s. Both can deliver enough power to charge a laptop, and both can drive an external display. But […]

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USB4 specification released (with support for speeds up to 40 Gbps)

The next version of the USB protocol has been released, and as promised, it’ll support data transfer speeds up to 40 Gbps when using supported cables. That’s twice the theoretical max of USB 3.2. Now that the USB Implementers Forum has released the USB4 specification, we could start to see the first computers, tablets, phones, […]

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USB4 will support speeds up to 40 Gbps (incorporates Thunderbolt 3 tech)

The first USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 devices are expected to ship this year, offering data transfer speeds up to 20 Gbps. But less than a week after announcing the impending arrival of the new technology (and a confusing re-naming of previous-gen USB standards), the USB Promoter Group has announced that USB4 is on the way… […]