Today, the USB-IF brought me in to see the long-awaited USB Type C cables. We've written about this before, but for those that aren't familiar with this new USB spec, the USB Type C cable and USB 3.1 spec are designed with the future in mind. As a result, there are a lot of new features to talk about. We'll start with the USB 3.1 spec before we get into the Type C connector. With USB 3.1, we see a few key improvements. Peak throughput goes to 10 Gbps from 5 Gbps, which translates to a peak of 1.25 GB/sec. In a demo of an early controller with two SSDs attached to the system I saw peak throughput of 833 MB/sec. As a side note...

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69 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/24/2010

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Corporations like talking about being "green" these days, and there's no question that environmentally friendly devices and technologies are a major push. We recently spoke with Lenovo about their...

9 by Jarred Walton on 4/20/2010

Lenovo ThinkPad L-Series: The Greenest ThinkPad Ever

Corporations like talking about being "green" these days, and there's no question that environmentally friendly devices and technologies are a major push. We recently spoke with Lenovo about their...

9 by Jarred Walton on 4/20/2010

ASUS G73Jh: Today's Top Gaming Laptop

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72 by Jarred Walton on 4/17/2010

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114 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 4/14/2010

This Just In: HP ProBook 5310m

It's been some time since we last had an HP laptop in our labs for review. Recently, we received the new ProBook 5310m business laptop, and there's certainly a...

5 by Jarred Walton on 4/13/2010

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14 by Balraj Sandhu on 4/12/2010

Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s Unveiled

Lenovo announced their latest update to their IdeaPad S10 netbook line. It has a slightly slimmer profile, it supports the Atom N470 processor, but the bigger news is the...

14 by Balraj Sandhu on 4/12/2010

Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 13: Not your Father's ThinkPad

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34 by Vivek Gowri on 4/7/2010

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In recent years, Acer has been doing an admirable job of condensing respectable hardware into affordable machines. Each successive generation, Acer has usually had one or two solid notebooks...

30 by Dustin Sklavos on 4/2/2010

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When you think of a gaming notebook what usually comes to mind is a 17" behemoth with a ridiculous paint job and the weight of a small child. ...

47 by Jarred Walton on 3/30/2010

Intel AppUp Center and Atom Developer Program

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4 by Vivek Gowri on 3/26/2010

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58 by Jarred Walton on 3/26/2010

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66 by Vivek Gowri on 3/16/2010

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44 by Jarred Walton on 3/13/2010

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42 by Jarred Walton on 3/9/2010

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36 by Dustin Sklavos on 3/3/2010

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35 by Jarred Walton on 3/2/2010

AnandTech Giveaway: Win a Lenovo ThinkPad X100e Powered by AMD!

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2678 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 3/1/2010

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