Which of these speeds would commonly be associated with USB 3.0?
A) 480 megabits per second
B) 48 megabits per second
C) 4.8 gigabits per second
D) 4.8 megabits per second
E) I need a faster USB-connected desk fan
The answer: C) 4.8 gigabits per second
USB 3.0 provides 4.8 gigabits per second of throughput over a maximum cable length of 3 feet.
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