19 September 2011

A Superfast data transfer is coming..

(Source: Engadget | LYN)

Imagine transferring a whole CD worth of data (around 700MB) in seconds.. This used to be impossible. 

With the coming of a new I/O Port called Thunderbolt, this is easy. During IDF2011, Intel demonstrated a desktop device connected to an SSD via thunderbolt streaming 4 uncompressed 1080p videos at the same time, transferring at 700MB/s

Earlier, Apple announced to be using this high-speed data transfer technology on their devices.

p/s : compare with current USB2.0 technology which transfers at 40MB/s. 

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