Intel's Light Peak port goes back to 2009. The Light Peak connection is much faster than USB 3.0 and basically Apple could leap frog USB 3.0 with Light Peak ports.
The Light Peak port is delivering 10Gb/s transfer speeds in both directions that could even reach 100Gb/s at some point. To put it into perspective: At 10Gb/s, you could transfer a full-length Blu-Raymovie in less than 30 seconds.
We reported already last November that Apple will skip USB 3.0 in favor of Light Peak or however Apple will call the new high-speed port.
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