firewire 800 drives

Discussion in 'Mac Help/Tips' started by jelloshotsrule, Jul 5, 2003.

  1. jelloshotsrule macrumors G3

    jelloshotsrule

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    #1
    couple questions....

    1. do firewire 800 drives see much of a speed increase in transfer speed? i know i've heard that because of the limited speed of the HD itself, it can't really saturate even fw400.... just curious if anyone has experience and can inform.

    2. what's a good place to get such a drive (external of course)... i am just kinda looking into how much more they are than the usual drive... and haven't even had much luck finding many options.

    thanks
     
  2. Sun Baked macrumors G5

    Sun Baked

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    May 19, 2002
    #2
    Take www.barefeats.com recent FW800 test as an example...

    Of what, I don't know. But at least he ran a test and played with the darn things.
     

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