Subject: Re: CF cards apparently not dead yet
In article<firstname.lastname@example.org>, PeterN
> >>>> It depends on your camera. If your camera cannot support higher speeds,
> >>>> save your money.
> >>> higher speeds help when copying photos to the computer, whether or not
> >>> the camera can fully utilize it.
> >> It depends.
> > only if you're mayayana stuck using winxp and slow usb2 will it matter.
> > for the rest of the world, the card speed is the limiting factor, not
> > the computer.
> Additional time to download a card, is not an important area of
> photography, unless you are a photo journalist.
maybe not to you, but the rest of the world disagrees.
that's why people buy usb 3 hard drives instead of cheaper and slower
usb 2 hard drives, it's why people buy newer and faster computers
rather than use the same one they've been using since windows xp came