What is the maximum practical length of a USB 3.0 connection?
A) 1 meter
B) 3 meters
C) 14 meters
D) 97 meters
E) You need a telescope to see the other end
The answer: B) 3 meters
The USB 3.0 standard has increased throughput to 5 Gbps and has a maximum practical throughput of 3 meters.
Want to know more? Watch “Computer Interface Speeds and Distances.”
Your computer has many different interfaces, and each interface type has a different set of speed and distance standards. In this video, you’ll learn about the speeds and distances of USB, FireWire, PATA, SATA, and wireless standards.
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