Storage company Rocstor has added two new USB 3.0 devices to its product lineup, just in time for CES 2011.
Rocstor’s Blazer range of external hard drives now include a USB 3.0-friendly device, thanks to the introduction of the Blazer B7. This aluminium-cased drive is said to be tough, only a half a pound in weight and fast, boasting a potential 5,000MB per second transfer speed.
In addition, they announced a new encrypted HDD, the Commander 2U3, which also makes use of the faster USB 3.0 standard. The lightweight Commander comes with a FireWire 800 port and Rocstor claims it’s quick to work through SATA commands.
Capacities for both series will range from 64GB for a SSD, to 750GB for a HDD.
Although pricing information and release dates are still unknown, Rocstor will be showing off its new USB 3.0 range at CES all this week.
However, you may be asking yourself, “Why all the USB 3.0 products now?” especially considering USB 3.0 formally arrived at last year’s CES. The answer: It’s taken up until now for computer manufacturers to slowly embrace the new standard, meaning we should now finally see an increase in useable USB 3.0 products. Good news for all, right?