Sonnet has introduced the Presto Gigabit USB 3.0, a USB 3.0-to-Gigabit Ethernet adapter, which provides users with a s way to add Gigabit Ethernet-wired networking connectivity to Mac and Windows computers with USB 3.0 ports.

The adapter is also backward-compatible with USB 2.0. The Presto Gigabit USB 3.0 adapter supports 1000/100/10BaseT auto negotiation and full/half duplex communication, enabling it to connect with most networks. It also supports jumbo packet transfers (compared to 1,500-byte standard packets) to provide higher performance and reduced overhead when transferring large files.

The Presto Gigabit USB 3.0 adapter (part number USB3-GE) is now available at a suggested retail price of $39. More information on this product is available at .