Source: USB.org (PDF)
quote: I personally just bought the bare bones for a new Haswell rig, and don't feel my motherboard (GA-Z87X-ud3h) is any less relevant that it was before I read this article.
quote: I've just paid over 200 dollars for a so called future-proof motherboard which unsurprisingly supports up-to USB 3.0 specs and it is already old and legacy, like your laptops which come with USB 3.0 slots.
quote: But, I suppose it could be the man trying to make more money. I mean, SATA 1, 2 and 3 ultimately use the same cables, and 3 is backwards compatible with SATA 1 so clearly they could have done SATA 3 speeds 10 years ago.