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Does anyone know when USB 3.0 will be available in the laptops? I can't get an answer out of anyone at Dell.

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  • Intel will not be supporting USB 3.0 until 2011, so expect Dell's support to come after then.


  • ejn63 is correct. Read this article ---> EE Times. (Reference from Wikipedia)


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  • Welcome to the forums Yes



    Motherboards with SATA 3 and USB 3.0 (i.e. Gigabyte P55 series) have only just become available for desktop systems (earlier this week here in the UK), and they carry a hefty price premium over similarly specced SATA 2/USB 2.0 boards, so it's likely to be quite some time before the new motherboards are used in anything but the highest end desktop systems, never mind in laptops Idea

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  • Thank you for your prompt reply

  • jimamigo-

    There are ExpressCards that allow connecting USB 3.0 devices. As these devices become available you can use them now.