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Review of CalDigit’s AV Drive with USB 3

Creative Cow just posted a review I wrote about CalDigit’s AV Drive, which is one of the new crop of hard drives shipping with USB 3 connections. USB 3 is 3-4 times as fast as USB 2, more than twice as fast as FireWire 800 and about 50% faster than eSATA.



One thing that makes the AV Drive stand out is that it can work on the Mac (not true of other USB 3 drives), thanks to CalDigit's custom Mac drivers, along with its hardware cards which provide USB 3 ports.


Here’s the review