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Old May 17th, 2015, 09:01 PM   #1
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Thunderbolt card reader

Saw this today, was thinking this could help speed up a 8 CF card read. http://www.amazon.com/Lexar-Professi...lt+card+reader

I'm wondering if the Thunderbolt would be a big difference.... I wonder if the CF card speed would throttle back the same as USB.
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Old May 19th, 2015, 02:21 AM   #2
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Re: Thunderbolt card reader

I doubt you'd see much difference unless you were streaming from several cards at once

The big question I have is how long Thunderbolt will be around now that Apple doesn't use it for the Air any more.

Technically it's a good interconnect, but I don't know that it's gaining much traction and, without the Air building volumes for it, it will probably not get really inexpensive any time soon. From a financial point of view I'd stick with USB.
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