New Firewire tech to offer 3.2Gb/sec
Sick of the time it takes to transfer data to your external hard drive? Well, the IEEE 1394 Trade Association may have the answer in the form of a new connectivity standard known officially as Firewire S3200.
Using the same physical connectors as the current Firewire 800 standard (so called due to the 800Mb/sec transfer rate), S3200 promises to shift data to and from external devices at an eye-watering 3.2Gb/sec. To put it into perspective, that’s the equivalent to a 4.7GB DVD ISO every 12 seconds.
Read more: bit-tech.net