ASUS Maximus V GENE Z77 Review Comment Thread
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May 11, 2012, 11:01 PM
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They dont have firewire because a lot of enthusiasts and the entailing devices dont use firewire..... Honestly the only device that might use it well enough is a external drive and e-sata is a lot faster for that I think
Firewire is absolute king in the recording world though. I don't think the manufacturers have given this much thought to how big the recording market is.
With USB you have a maximum of 2 simultaneous tracks. With firewire, the only real limitation is the cpu power.
I realize that will change with USB 3.0, but for now firewire remains king of the hill.
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