"This makes Linux the first operating system to support the
standard. If you can't wait and have the expertise necessary, she
includes instructions on how to get USB 3.0 support in Linux
"According to Ankika Kehrer, "[t]he basic specifications for USB
3.0 show it to have a transfer rate of 5.0 Gbps. The standard was
announced in November 2008 by the USB Implementers Forum, Inc.
[The] Board of directors of the Forum are represented by companies
such as NEC, HP, Microsoft and Intel (which has the current