External HD Question

Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by ghall, Sep 29, 2006.

  1. ghall macrumors 68040

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    If an external HD has a USB and FireWire connection, is it possible to hook both up to the same computer to have faster transfer speeds?
     
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  3. ghall thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Just tried it. It kinda screws up the drives, but a disk repair in disk utility fixed it. I don't think I'll try that again.
     
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