speed differentes between USB 2, USB 3 and thunderbolt ?

Discussion in 'iMac' started by bo-waleed, May 4, 2011.

  1. bo-waleed macrumors 6502

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    anyone know how much it takes to transfer 1 GB of data for each of them ?
     
  2. philipma1957 macrumors 603

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    usb 2 will transfer at 2gb a minute max speed , more often at 1gb a minute

    usb 3 with the one piece of gear I have does 3gb a minute sometimes 4gb


    t-bolt has no real world tests.

    another way is a one tb hdd with usb2 is 14 hours sometimes 11 hours been there done that.

    a one tb hdd with usb 3 was about 5 hours.

    these are real world tests I cloned various drives with osx movies photos itunes




    t-bolt should do it much faster maybe clone a 1tb hdd in an hour no more then 2
     
  3. Jazwire macrumors 6502a

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    USB 2.0 - 480 mbps
    FireWire 800 - 800 mbps
    Sata II - 3gbps
    USB 3.0 - 5 gbps
    SataIII - 6 gbps
    Thunderbolt 10 gbps
     
  4. bo-waleed thread starter macrumors 6502

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    is it because there isn't t-bolt HDD ?



    any info ? when ?
     
  5. whitegoodmen macrumors newbie

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    Is their anything T-bolt right now besides Macs?
     

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