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eSata or fw800?
Old 6th September 2007
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eSata or fw800?

Hi there,

I am getting a new Mac pro, and I am trying to figure out which fire drive to get for my large sample librarys?

Im not quite sure i understand about this esata thing yet.

do I need a special card or do the new Mac Pro have a conection for this?

got any ideas??


Old 6th September 2007
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any laptop would need the Express card to eSata.
eSata is faster by far than Firewire.

we offer the eSata cards with our MAc laptops..... i do not belive Apple does

Old 6th September 2007
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The problem with eSATA i cable length.
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