February 25, 2011

Intel officially announces Thunderbolt

Formerly known as the "Light Peak", Intel have officially announced the Thunberbolt. You see this piece of technology incorporated into the new MacBook Pros. This technology will blow your mind away, it allows you to transfer data at a blazing speed. How fast? 10 Gbps.

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"Thunderbolt can handle up to 10Gbps dual-channel, per port, and is bi-directional, meaning you don't need to worry which end is which. With such fast speeds, the name definitely lives up to its data rates that are as fast as 10Gbps. Intel claims you can transfer a full-length HD movie in less than 30 seconds, and backup an entire year of continuous MP3 playback in just under 10 minutes." - Neowin

Source: Neowin


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