Firewire vs USB

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Dave Kelsey
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Which is faster, FireWire/1394 or USB2.0?

FireWire (IEEE 1394) is generally faster than USB 2.0 when using Tableau forensic bridges. FireWire400 (1394A) can be 30% to 50% faster than USB 2.0 on a given system and FireWire800 (1394B) provides for an additional increase in transfer rates.

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