Firewire 800 adapter make it faster?

xdarkdragonx01

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Sep 4, 2008
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I have a firewire 400 external hard drive right now, but it doesnt have firewire 800. But, If I buy a 400 to 800 adapter and plug it into the 800 port, will the speed be the same as a normal firewire 800 cable?

thanks
 
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