Why we’re seeing USB3 and TBolt only on new machines

AS you can see from this chart, most of us are likely using drives that have data rates towards the bottom of the speed range now available. You can see the data rates for the newest USB 3 and Thunderbolt drives near the top of the range. Enough said. Firewire and other drive interface methods are likely to be discontinued. Start collecting those adapters!

New interfaces show a difference

Obvious read and write speed differences with the new interfaces.

 

2 Comments on “Why we’re seeing USB3 and TBolt only on new machines

  1. The chart helps me to understand why my connections are so slow. The new technology
    is improved 10 fold.

  2. Yes, Dr. Kelenyi, the technology is changing so fast, its difficult to keep up. Also remember to keep those drives coming off the computer in single file; daisy chains are often necessary, but for maximum data rates—especially with slower interfaces— you want to avoid them.

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