• Thunderbolt: Beyond USB and eSATA

    Posted September 19, 2011 - 12:55 pm

    Very quietly, there's been a war brewing in computer peripheral interfaces. Backed by Apple and Intel, Thunderbolt may end up surpassing both USB 3.0 and eSATA. Here's what you need to know about the new interface technology.
  • Even more Thunderbolt results

    Posted September 8, 2011 - 5:22 pm

    This time around, we look at Lion versus Snow Leopard performance, MacBook Air performance, and update our eSATA comparison results using a 6Gbps ExpressCard from StarTech.
  • Thunderbolt RAID provides boost over eSATA

    Posted July 15, 2011 - 9:12 am

    How does Thunderbolt performance stack up against eSATA? Macworld Lab's test results show that Thunderbolt's provides a sizeable boost over eSATA--it's not as dramatic as the improvement over FireWire 800, but still very impressive.
  • Storage buying advice: how to store your data

    Posted March 28, 2011 - 10:27 am

    We live in a world fuelled by data, and PCs and modern digital gadgets need to store their data somewhere. Data is stored inside a PC, laptop or similar device, and is often expanded with external storage for backups or simply to expand on internal capacity.
  • USB 3.0 vs. eSATA: Is faster better?

    Posted March 4, 2010 - 2:30 pm

    Up-to-date computers now include external ports that, in theory, can handle data at rates of up to 5 Gigabits per second. But which is better, USB 3.0 or eSATA?
  • From Personal Computer to Impersonal Chameleon

    Posted January 5, 2009 - 6:25 pm

    When you switch a classic IBM PC compatible personal computer, what happens?
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