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USB 2.0, FireWire, Or eSATA: Which Interface Should You Use?

Benchmark Results: Video, Photo, Mixed-Files Read Test

On this page you will find results of our real-life data copy test. We included diagrams that show the duration of the test run as well as the throughput in MB/s.

This is interesting: if you copy a DVD image with multiple gigabyte files off the two drives you will have to wait roughly one minute with USB 2.0 or only 15 seconds with eSATA.