Usb 3.0? - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 07-30-2005, 02:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 5
Default Usb 3.0?

does it exist?

i saw it in an HP laptop spec
__________________

humanentropy is offline  
Old 07-30-2005, 02:33 AM   #2 (permalink)
Super Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 333
Default

Uhmm haven't heard of it...did you google it?
__________________

__________________
3 different OS, so yep I\'m confused.
m3incorp is offline  
Old 07-30-2005, 02:36 AM   #3 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 5
Default

yeah, i found a few really far off things
humanentropy is offline  
Old 07-30-2005, 09:03 AM   #4 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Posts: 1,289
Send a message via AIM to timmer
Default

yea i dont think soo since 2.0 is fairly new i beleive
__________________
Intel p4 HT 3.0GHz
1 16x Toshiba dvd burner
2 sticks of corsair ddr2 533mhz 512mb
GeForce Fx 6600GT
Asus P5LD2
HD AUDIO
480W thermaltake
timmer is offline  
Old 07-30-2005, 10:00 AM   #5 (permalink)
Monster Techie
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Posts: 1,084
Send a message via Yahoo to IBMan
Default

'twould be nice tho, especially if it was as fast as say...firewire or Cat6 Ethernet. Too bad more components weren't "ethernet compatible" lol, just plug it into a hub and share the device or w/e, that'd be awesome.
__________________
Server:
AMD Athlon 4000+ @ 2.4 GHz
4096 MB RAM
40 GB HDD
Dual Mirrored 500 GB HDDs
DVD-ROM Drive
Windows Server 2003 x64 R2 SP2
IBMan is offline  
Old 07-30-2005, 01:07 PM   #6 (permalink)
Junior Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 80
Default

I think USB should become the standard for everything. Make speakers USB, make ethernet into USB, all that stuff. That way instead of having to have all these random ports on the back of the computer, just put like 16 USB 3.0 ports (when 3.0 comes out) And You could plug anything anywhere and it would work. Would make computer setup easier for home users with no experience, although it would reduce the extra cash flow i recieve for plugging in keyboards and mouses for dumbasses
__________________
Intel Pentium 4 2.8 ghz
Gigabyte: GH-PCU21-VG 3D Cooler Pro
1024 mb OCZ Ultra High Performance Ram (Dual Channel)
PNY nVIdia GeForce 5200 128 mb
60 gb hd
17\" Hyundai lcd
Wireless G Networking Interface
Unusable 100 gigs of scsi hds in an inclosure

result: one kickass pc
<a href=\"http://www.spreadfirefox.com/?q=affiliates&amp;id=124815&amp;t=64\"><img border=\"0\" alt=\"Get Firefox!\" title=\"Get Firefox!\" src=\"http://sfx-images.mozilla.org/affiliates/Buttons/110x32/get.gif\"/></a>
crazyb8ss is offline  
Old 07-30-2005, 01:27 PM   #7 (permalink)
Lord Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 8,013
Send a message via AIM to DJ-CHRIS
Default

USB wont work for speakers*, and USB is a bad idea for internet due to it's low speed, and limited distance.
DJ-CHRIS is offline  
Old 07-30-2005, 02:33 PM   #8 (permalink)
Member (again)
 
macdude425's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Raul's Wild Kingdom...How 'bout that, huh?
Posts: 4,202
Send a message via AIM to macdude425 Send a message via Yahoo to macdude425
Default

I agree. USB's bus speed would have to be pumped up, and it would have to be able to travel farther than it does now. And as for speakers, why? You'd have to change the headphone jacks on EVERYTHING to work with USB speakers. Not feasible.
__________________



Debian Support Forums!
macdude425 is offline  
Old 07-30-2005, 02:38 PM   #9 (permalink)
Memberbot
 
Elbatrop1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 4,057
Default

I dont see USB taking over ethernet for networking anytime soon for 2 big reasons:

1)Ethernet and USB are so different that it would cost waaay to much to roll out USB in place of Ethernet.

2)Current USB standards say that a USB device cant be more than 5 metres away. Ethernet (with Cat5 Cable) can run for 100m.

Also, IBMan, Cat6 is a standard for Ethernet cables, not for actual transmission speed.
__________________

Intel E6750...........PSN: ELBATROP
XFX nForce 650i Ultra
Patriot PC2-6400 8GB (4x2GB)
eVGA 9800GT
36GB WD Raptor
120GB SG
1TB SG
Logitech X-530
Samsung SyncMaster 931c
Samsung SyncMaster 750s
Windows 7 Home Premium 64
Elbatrop1 is offline  
Old 07-30-2005, 04:21 PM   #10 (permalink)
Build Guru
 
PP Mguire's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Posts: 28,286
Default

Ive seen some desktop speakers that run on USB, but its only the power and the connector still plugs into the headphone jack.
__________________

__________________
"Resolution is just a number." #Ubisoft
Origin/Steam = PP_Mguire Twitch = pp_mguire Instagram = ppmguire PSN = PP_Mguire

Access to my Plex PM me.
PP Mguire is online now  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:55 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.