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Flash Drives and Controllers: USB 3.0 vs. USB 2.0

Started by: mathew7 | Date 08/15/11 11:58:07 PM
Comments: 4 | Last Comment:  12/26/13 06:52:38 AM

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Please correct the "specified sequential xxxx speed": You used Mbps term, but numbers are MB/s.
USB 2.0 is 480Mbps, so "80 Mbps" of the fastest specification (Kingston) is well within USB2 (if I take it literaly).
0 0 [Posted by: mathew7  | Date: 08/15/11 11:58:08 PM]
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It was MBps everywhere in the review, not Mbps, but I see where it is confusing, so we replaced it with MB/s.
Thank you for your feedback!
1 0 [Posted by: Anna  | Date: 08/16/11 08:17:41 AM]
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480Mbps = 60MB/s
But because of overhead and stuff, you cannot have more than 50MB/s anyways on USB2.0

On a side note, I have found out that even with USB2.0 HDD you cannot achieve more than 35MB/s transfer when copying files ON the drive....
0 0 [Posted by: TAViX  | Date: 08/26/11 06:56:16 AM]
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0 0 [Posted by: Khadir Ahmed  | Date: 12/26/13 06:52:38 AM]
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