The current USB 2.0 achieves, at best, speeds of 480 Mbps in its data transfer. The new 3.0 standard multiplies this rate up to 10 times, so that we can write a 3.7 Gb file in 34 seconds . Also, USB 3.0 traffic. it is bi-directional. And the intensity of the current rises from 100 to 900 milliamps , which will allow to charge the peripherals more quickly. In this way, the new system reduces energy consumption by a third , maintaining all current compatibility with all peripherals. HP and Asus will be the first computer manufacturing companies to use the new standard.
The Universal Serial Bus or USB 1.0. It emerged in 1996 from the companies Compaq, Intel, Digital Equipment Corporation, Northern Telecom, Microsoft and IBM. Four years later USB 2.0 was released.