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Chip Shot: Intel Receives SuperSpeed USB Certification for Upcoming 2012 Client and Server Platforms

Intel is pleased to announce that its upcoming Intel® 7 Series Chipset Family for client PCs and Intel® C216 Chipset for servers have received SuperSpeed USB Certification from the USB Implementers Forum. These chipsets, supporting Intel processors being released in 2012, will provide up to 4 integrated USB 3.0 ports. USB 3.0 support will enable faster transfer of rich media for consumers connecting devices to their PC.