The speed of the PCI bus is at best 33Meg so unless the firewire socket is
integrated on the motherboard there is an other possible bottleneck!
> Firewire is 400Mbit per sec (50MB) max , USB is 12Mbit max per sec
> P.S. How the hell would you process a 6GB image!
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> Subject: filmscanners: Canon Flatbed D2400UF
> > A few people on the list have mentioned this scanner. PCWORLD the US
> > not the UK store has a test of it at
> > http://www.pcworld.com/reviews/article/0,aid,44621,00.asp
> > They claim that the USB interface is much slower than a SCSI or Firewire
> > and this causes it to get a lower score. I have seen this remark a few
> > in scanner test recently. How can they say this when they obviously have
> > tested the scanner with a Firewire interface. it could be the scanner
> > the bottleneck not the interface.
> > Or is this being picky
> > Eddie Cairns