Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Intel Dispels LightPeak Conspiracy with SuperSpeed USB 3.0

13 Dec 2011   #1
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 
Intel Dispels LightPeak Conspiracy with SuperSpeed USB 3.0

Quote:
ou can argue the Earth is flat or that man never really landed on the moon, but if you really want to avoid looking foolish, then don't tell anyone Intel is deliberately stalling USB 3.0 long enough for LightPeak to drive a stake in the competing transfer interface. Actually, Intel has long held that the two aren't really competitors at all, and putting its money where its mouth is, Intel went out and received SuperSpeed USB 3.0 certification for its upcoming 7 Series and C216 chipset families.
Read more at:
Maximum PC | Intel Dispels LightPeak Conspiracy with SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Certification for Series 7 Chipset


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
13 Dec 2011   #2
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

ive only come across "lightpeak" or thunderbolt as its known on macs? just an adaption of mini display port. Bet its just going to be another firewire, which i can say i have never used! USB just works
My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Dec 2011   #3
FuturDreamz

Windows 8 Pro (32-bit)
 
 

Lightpleak/thunderbolt has a lot of potential. From my understanding, you could get a Thunderbolt accessory which is basically a "tower" with PCIe ports and a SATA III controller with room for a bunch of HDDs.

Problem is, Thunderbolt doesn't seem to be standard on the next generation chipsets, so It may take a while for it to become more mainstream.

USB 3.0 has been shoehorned into motherboard for a little while (my cheapo Mobo has USB 3.0), so SUB 3.0 pheripals should start to be more readily available soon.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

21 Dec 2011   #4
Qdos

 

Thunderbolt has the potential not only for linking drives, displays, and other hardware... but could act as hyper-speed ethernet if routers are adapted to have a TB interface, and therefore an intranet portal too, and myriad other roles could also be covered. Like any emerging technology, it's not going to be readily adopted though.

USB-III is a joke. It barely offers anything in advance of hotswappable eSATA, and there are still relatively few peripherals which offer driver friendly functionality. I thought we were going to see wireless USB at some point; yet it's never seemingly got off the ground at all yet.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Dec 2011   #5
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

Yay even more batteries to change.. I like cables lol.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Intel Dispels LightPeak Conspiracy with SuperSpeed USB 3.0




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Superspeed USB 3.0 - Win 7
Hi guys, I wanted to ask you for advice on USB Attached SCSI (UAS or UASP). I have the following problem that I bought a SSD and want to use it externally via USB 3.0. Benchmarks revealed that the SSD reads/writes at ~200Mb/s, whereas I have seen people managing up to 500Mb/s. The reason...
Drivers
Windows not identifying USB 3.0 port as SuperSpeed
I'm rebuilding my Win7 Pro x64 system after a crash. I keep thinking I'm done and then .... I have two USB 3.0 SuperSpeed ports on my system, plus four USB 2.0 ports. I've reinstalled the drivers for these ports and when I plug a USB 3.0 HDD directly into either one I don't get the warning,...
Drivers
Browser conspiracy theories
I have to use both Firefox & IE in order to do everything I want to do on my computer. Some stuff works in FF, but not IE and the other way around as well. I've been cruising in FF until I've needed to save something or wanted add to my favorites folders. Then it's easier for me to use IE. I...
Browsers & Mail
Belkin SuperSpeed USB 3.0 4-Port Hub
The new machine naturally has the 3x USB ports at the rear so I need to attach an extension to the front with the machine sitting under a desk enclosure. I've read that people have had problems (not necessarily with the referenced model) with 3x vs. 2x hubs for some reason. I'd like to know...
Hardware & Devices
Remote Desktop Conspiracy/Mystery
Greetings, this is my first post here. I'm wondering if someone has time to help investigate or can duplicate a strange experience I've had recently with Remote Desktop in Windows 7 Ultimate x64. Here's my story... I have a small home network set up and regularly rdp from my Windows XP sp3...
Network & Sharing


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 16:21.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App