With a high-speed CF cards and SD cards USB 3.0 can offer a
significant increase in download speeds to your PC.
So The Doc has tested a several readers and the
results are on the following pages.
Windows 7, 64bit
Flash Memory Toolkit ver 2.01
NEC USB 3.0 chip on Gigabyte Motherboard
Chip firmware version:
Obviously you can only get the USB 3.0 speeds if your motherboard or plug in
card supports USB 3.0.
Cards formatted using Flash Memory Toolkit Professional ver 2.01 and then
tested using the Low level Benchmark on 3 different high speed (600x) 16GB
cards from Lexar, Sandisk and Transcend. The overall performance graph is an
average of the 3 cards for each reader. The individual results are given for each
reader in the following pages. For the Real World Speed test, The Doc used a
16GB SanDisk Extreme Pro card with 10GB of Canon RAW images downloaded
using Downloader Pro ver. 2.2.8.
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