HP spokeswoman Sheila Watson said Tuesday that the company is shipping certain Envy 15 configurations with the USB 3.0 ports. “HP Direct (our online store) does now sell the Envy 15 with the USB 3.0 along with the new ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5830 Graphics (DX11),” she said in response to an e-mail query Tuesday, referring to the mobile Radeon graphics chip from Advanced Micro Devices’ ATI unit.
This makes HP one of the first computer companies that implements the new specification on their laptops, committed to offer its users the latest of the latest.
Indeed, until the present time, it’s been about two years since he started working on the new USB 3.0 specification. During all this time it has been able to obtain much higher transfer rates on the order of 10x versus USB 2.0, allowing multimedia content such as videos can be, transmitted really fast.