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Old 01-26-2011, 12:41 PM
drenkrom drenkrom is offline
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Default Re: MacPro Firewire. Only oen buss?

Not only do Mac towers only have one FW header, it is used by both FW400 and FW800. That means that if you have a FW800 device plugged into one port and plug a FW400 device into the second one, both ports are now running FW400. It was like that on G5's and it still is on the 6-core I tested recently. This was true of iMacs as well, but I'm not positive about the latest generation. Apple has ignored the nerd-furore this caused at first and has no plan to support USB3 any time soon, so don't expect a resolution without purchasing third-party adapter cards.
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