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USB

 (yo͞o′ĕs′bē′)
n. Computers
A serial bus standard used for transferring data to and from digital devices. USB devices such as mice and flash drives are often powered by their USB connection.

[U(niversal) S(erial) B(us).]

USB

abbreviation for
(Electronics) Universal Serial Bus: a standard for connection sockets on computers and other electronic equipment
Translations

USB

[ˌjuːɛsˈbiː] (COMPUTING) (=Universal Serial Bus)
nUSB m, port m série universel
modif [port, hub, cable, driver] → USB inv
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Ethernet Port Multiplier technology supports fine-grained channelization over Ethernet and enterprise fabrics
0 (480 Mb/s) and Firewire 1394b (800Mb/s) and enabling high-performance solutions through port multiplier support.
ULINK has implemented tests required by SATA-IO for the Device Digital Test, Port Multiplier (PM) Digital Test, and Host Digital Test.
When combining a few single eSATA disk drives with a Port Multiplier the throughput results reach well over 200Mbytes/sec.
0 to eSATA adapter is compatible with external hard drives, SSD, optical drives with eSATA interface, and SATA port multiplier storage.
AMD's latest 8-series chipsets have both the required hardware and driver support for HyDrive, including SATA port multiplier support, which enables combined optical and solid state functionality in the HLDS HyDrive," said AMD's Niles Burbank, Senior Product Manager for AMD's Platform Solutions.
In addition to these advanced features, the introduction of SATA II products brings a number of key performance improvements, including 3Gb/second interface speed, Native Command Queuing (NCQ), and Port Multiplier capability.
0 ports, a port multiplier function and eSATA ports that give OEMs the ability to add peripheral devices and expand storage capacity outside of the box.
The collective drive data rate with the 3GB/s Serial ATA Port Multiplier equals 240MB/s into the host controller.
Comprised of five additional solutions: the XRS10L210 a 2:1 eSATA port selector, the XRS10L220 a 1:2 port selector/multiplier combination; also, the XRS10L140/XRS10L120 a SATA port multiplier which supports a single host to connect up to four/two SATA drives targeting next generation enterprise class disk array systems that use SATA mid-planes; lastly, the XRS10L240 device which combines port selector and port multiplier functionality in a single integrated device enabling two SATA or SAS hosts to address up to four SATA drives.
Some of the other key enhanced SATA features were published by the SATA II working group in several specifications and included Native Command Queuing (NCQ), Port Multiplier, Staggered Spin Up, Port Selector, External SATA, and Hot Plug.
com) today announced a feature-rich hardware port multiplier, the 5-port HPM XA, which provides easy connections of up to five SATA drives to any SATA port.