Freecom Intro The First USB 3.0 Drive

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Freecom USB 3.0 Hard Drive
 
Freecom Hard Drive XS 3.0 USB external hard driveDutch peripheral manufacturer, Freecom, introduced what they call the world's first consumer external hard drive that makes use of the USB 3.0 standard. The "Hard Drive XS 3.0" makes use of the latest USB specification, meaning improved transfer rates of up to 130MB/s, a great improvement over the previous USB 2.0 standard.
 
Axel Lucassen, managing director of Freecom, said "We now can transfer a 5GB movie in just 38 seconds -- it's unbelievably fast." He went on to say that the XS 3.0 will be be the "safest storage solution on the market," as it features high-speed AES 256-bit hardware encryption. The drive is well priced and should be competitive with rival models, which will no doubt appear soon. The 1TB model runs in at £99, unfortunately without the USB 3.0 controller card, which is £23 extra for desktops and £26 extra for notebooks.

Drivers for Windows XP and Vista are included, and Windows 7 supposedly has native support, no mention of Mac support though. They say the Hard Drive XS 3.0 will be available in Europe from mid-November in not only the 1TB capacity mentioned, but also 1.5TB and 2TB flavors.
 
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19-09-2009, 09:15:16

zak4994
Wow. Just wow.
I never knew that there was HD footage of that scene. lol

19-09-2009, 09:45:01

iceie
This video is hilarious

21-09-2009, 14:41:48

Kylevdm
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21-09-2009, 15:02:34

VonBlade
Last time I saw it it was about the bugs in Silent Hunter IV.

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22-09-2009, 03:19:03

sammytomjohn
haha buckle up and get ready for the lube :) especially u pretty boy :)

22-09-2009, 06:15:40

Jim
Is it just me, or is there an actual resemblance between the two:

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22-09-2009, 06:26:48

theelusiveyoda
well i think they will need lube if gt300 is another rebrand i mean they relabled the same product more than once

example

8800gt = 9800gtx = gt250 i mean thats just lazy

22-09-2009, 06:34:34

VonBlade

Is it just me, or is there an actual resemblance between the two



You mean how the Red Army has given them both a thorough whipping :p

22-09-2009, 11:43:07

PeterStoba

well i think they will need lube if gt300 is another rebrand i mean they relabled the same product more than once

example

8800gt = 9800gtx = gt250 i mean thats just lazy



No, no no.

They were all based on the G92 core, the 8800gt - 9800gt - gts 140 (or 220? not sure now, OEM only anyway)

The 8800gtx - 9800gtx - gts 250.

They weren't just rebrands, they upped the clocks and make some other tweaks too

22-09-2009, 12:12:50

theelusiveyoda
the 9800gtx and the gt250 is the same card but with a new bios, look around the web its the same card. thats why nvidia is being sued for missleading customers to think it is a new product when it is not
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