Those of you looking to speedily dump and access large clumps of data may consider LaCie's new 2big USB 3.0 RAID storage array. The $349 box offers speeds of up to 205 MB per second, and storage up to 4TB. [LaCie]
So, at the risk of sounding ignorant, why would USB 3.0 be a better interface for this than, say, eSATA? I assume that this kind of hardware is still going to require external power, right? So what's the advantage?
Anything with USB 3 is going to have eSATA these days, and eSATA is quite a bit faster. It's just the external interface, so I can't imagine there'd be much problem there, right?