Jeff Ravencraft of Intel says USB 3.0 “is designed to last for the next five years, with room to pump 25 gigabits per second over a hypothetical optical connection.” Continue reading to see it in-action.

Since the host end of USB 3.0’s plug is fully compatible with USB 2.0, they expect folks to start buying future-proof USB 3.0 hard drives and wait for computer manufacturers to build it in — or just grab a PCIe card if they’re really enthusiastic.

[via Engadget]