firewire pci contoller?

  Drummerdude 20:30 13 May 2003
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i am building a new comp, and was just wondering if i'll need a firewire pci controller, or if its just a luxury?

thanks in advance

  -pops- 20:36 13 May 2003

My feeling is that firewire got left behind with the advent of USB2.

Brian

  Murray 20:46 13 May 2003

I dont know what sort of speeds USB2 can get upto - sure someone will fill us in, but my view is that firewire is only really for transferrring large videos - form a camcorder, possibly to/from digital camera, but not really worth it.

  -pops- 20:55 13 May 2003

Firewire 400Mbps

USB2 480Mbps

click here

Brian

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