USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Cables will offer the next great leap in data transfer speeds between storage devices and peripherals. The 3.0 specification boasts amazing performance that will allow consumers and businesses to get more done in less time. Some of the advantages of USB 3.0 include 5Gbps signaling rate (10x-performance increase over Hi-Speed USB 2.0), backward compatibility to function with all of your older USB components, and Sync-N-Go technology which minimizes user wait time.
Please Note: USB 3.0 (4.8 Gbps) provides TEN TIMES the capability of USB 2.0 (480 Mbps); it also provides up to 900 mA power instead of the 500 mA available with USB 2.0. Type A connections are backwards compatible to USB 2.0 and even USB 1.1. Finally, while USB 2.0 cables will work with USB 3.0 devices (at the lower USB 2.0 transmission speed and power), you won't enjoy the SuperSpeed of USB 3.0 without connecting with USB 3.0 cables! The B-type connector plugs into devices that feature the USB 3.0 B-type connector. This B-type connector Will not fit into USB 1.1 or USB 2.0 devices.