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By | Hard Reg 19th August 2010 09:23

Samsung to roll out USB 3.0 portable HDDs

Superspeed incoming

Samsung's S2 line of portable external hard drives will gain a new member this month, one with a USB 3.0 interface.

Samsung S2 Portable 3.0

The S2 Portable 3.0 will arrive in 320GB and 640GB capacities, each with a 7200rpm drive to maximise the data transfer rate over the new bus.

Samsung S2 Portable 3.0

Superspeed USB is capable of a throughput of up to 5Gb/s, though you won't get that from the current generation of magnetic media.

There's no word yet on pricing. ®

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