“Shopping for a new DVD burner, external hard drive, or scanner (or just about any computer peripheral, for that matter) just got more complicated. This is due to the emergence of USB 2.0, a high-speed connection technology that is competing with FireWire as a way to connect peripherals to your computer. Both are rated at comparable speeds?480 megabits per second (Mbps) for USB 2.0 and 400 Mbps for FireWire. So which one should you use?” asks writer Cade Metz.
MacDailyNews asks, what about FireWire 800? Hello? Our own SteveJack asked and gave some info over at PC Magazine’s forum here.
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