What you Need to Know about the USB 3.0 Cable

Buy USB 3.0 cable
Buy USB 3.0 cable

Numerous types of USB cables have come and gone over the years. USB 3.0 cables demonstrate key advancements over USB 1.1 and the long-adopted USB 2.0 standard. Boasting a Type-A connector across each of these standards, USB 3.0 cables do not require their own dedicated port. Instead, they provide advancements on the existing cable standard, consistently delivering a higher quality performance. USB 3.0 cables come with a wide range of benefits for users, including a transfer rate over 10 times faster than its predecessor and top speeds of 5.0 Gbps.


If you’ve never had a USB 3.0 cable before, what you need to know is that you should see some noticeable changes in speed and power. For example, USB 3.0 connectors and ports were specially built with more pins than the 2.0 standard, delivering fast, high outputs of speed and power. The arrangement of the pins also means that it does interfere working with older USB ports. There are also different versions of the USB 3.0 cable – such as Micro-USB 3.0 which is used for portable drives. For devices released to market between 2008 and 2013, it is highly likely that they use USB 3.0 cables which are built with host-to-peripheral power direction and Type-A to Type-B cable configuration.


The only thing truly required to use a USB 3.0 cable is to have devices that are compliant with this standard. PrimeCables is proud to be able to offer a number of USB 3.0 cables and accessories, including a High Quality USB 3.0 A Male to A Female Extension Cable – Black – 3ft for $3.99, a High Quality USB 3.0 A Male to A Female Extension Cable – Black – 6ft for $4.99, a 3FT USB 3.0 Retractable Cable, A Male to Micro B Male – Monoprice® for $14.64. When you shop with PrimeCables, you receive free returns, a 1-year guarantee, and any order above $49 receives fast, free shipping to anywhere in Canada.


USB 3.0 cables are suitable for a vast array of application and are utilized across countless devices in Canadian households. The current series of USB 3.0 cables are high quality and built well. If you are in need of a USB 3.0 cable, you won’t find a better price than with PrimeCables. More than worthwhile to consider for purchase, if you have picked up a new smartphone, tablet, or laptop with USB 3.0 ports, buy a quality, well-built accompanying cable today.

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