50 more products make the USB 3.0 grade

The USB Implementers Forum said that 50 products have passed the Superspeed USB compliance test.

Products include notebooks, storage controllers, motherboards, PCI Express and Expresscard add-in cards and hard disk drives.

USB 3.0, or SuperSpeed as the marketeers like to call it, gives data transfer rates 10 times faster than USB 2.0, or Hi-Speed USB as the marketeers like to call it.

Jeff Ravencraft, chairman of the not-for-profit USB IF said that now Superspeed USB is a viable product, testing and certification for products are increasing.

The standard was developed by HP, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, ST-Ericsson and Texas Instruments.

There’s a complete list of products that support USB 3.0, here.