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The case against Thunderbolt

2/28/2011 04:00 PM EST
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re: The case against Thunderbolt
LarryM99   2/28/2011 4:22:08 PM
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I really don't see Thunderbolt as a replacement for USB. If anything, USB3.0 is ahead of the curve a bit in its established peripheral market. What I do see are new uses for it to which USB does not apply. For example, you could use it for a subsystem interconnect to move expansion cards outside of the PC chassis. Need a couple more PCIe slots? Add an external chassis via a Thunderbolt link. Larry M.

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