Thunderbolt? Faster than a Speeding Bullet, More Powerful than USB

News / Sunday, February 27th, 2011

The new Apple MacBook Pros will be equipped with Thunderbolt connection ports. This technology was developed by Intel and is marketed by Apple as ‘the next big thing’ for fast data transfer and expansion. This will replace USB and revolutionize our digital data experience. Ready, set, bolt!

Amplify’d from

  • It’s a much faster conduit for file transfer and video: 10 Gbps (gigabits per second), which is about twice as fast as USB 3.0 and 20 times faster than USB 2.0.
  • How fast? Intel says Thunderbolt can “transfer a full-length HD movie in less than 30 seconds and back up 1 year of continuous MP3 playback in just over 10 minutes.”
  •

    Leave a Reply