Toshiba Laptops & USB 3



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Toshiba Laptops & USB 3

Postby M. N. DOLAN » Sat, 12 Jun 2010 04:30:57 GMT

Love those Toshiba Qosmio {*filter*} laptops, but anyone have an idea of when 
USB 3 will be incorporated into these units? 

Re: Toshiba Laptops & USB 3

Postby Roy » Mon, 21 Jun 2010 04:39:06 GMT

It would be ages before that happens.....

Re: Toshiba Laptops & USB 3

Postby M. N. DOLAN » Wed, 23 Jun 2010 07:53:18 GMT

Maybe not-- I noticed that BEST BUY has the X505-Q880 on sale last week for 
1499.00 -- that's about 400.00 off the list price and it was only available 
from Best Buy online. This could be an indication that there is something 
lurking on the horizon.

It would be ages before that happens..... 

Re: Toshiba Laptops & USB 3

Postby Roy » Wed, 23 Jun 2010 22:24:08 GMT

Yes X505-880 is lovely but its just fitted with three USB 2.0 and no
USB 3.0.

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