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In article<ovns9h1g4h@news3.newsguy.com>, PeterN
<"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net> wrote:

> >>>> 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
out.