Feeds
65%
Buffalo ExpressCard IFC-EC2U3/UC

Buffalo USB 3.0 ExpressCard 34

SuperSpeed interfacing for your laptop

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Top three mobile application threats

For benchmarking, I’ve run HDTach to assess the performance of various USB 3.0 drives and interfaces in recent reviews. The results show the Iomega eGo Desktop drive took an acceptable performance hit of 3MB/s when performing read operations and a rather less than pleasing 19MB/s loss in its writing ability.

Hd Tach Benchmark Tests

Iomega eGo Desktop

Buffalo ExpressCard IFC-EC2U3/UC

Iomega eGo Desktop drive test results from four different interface cards
MB/s: longer bars are better, CPU: shorter bars are better

LaCie Rugged

Buffalo ExpressCard IFC-EC2U3/UC

LaCie Rugged drive test results from four different interface cards
MB/s: longer bars are better, CPU: shorter bars are better

Iomega eGo Portable

Buffalo ExpressCard IFC-EC2U3/UC

Iomega eGo Portable drive test results from two different interface cards
MB/s: longer bars are better, CPU: shorter bars are better

The performance with the portable drives is rather more consistent when compared with Iomega’s own 34948 PCI express card. Despite USB 3.0 connectivity, regardless of card interface, in tests Iomega eGo Portable simply couldn’t exceed 66.3MB/s. Comparison’s with LaCie’s Rugged drive actually saw a 5MB/s boost in write speed over other adapters. However, even this speed increase on the Rugged drive couldn’t match the figures achieved on the eGo Desktop test.

Seven Steps to Software Security

Next page: Verdict

Whitepapers

Top three mobile application threats
Prevent sensitive data leakage over insecure channels or stolen mobile devices.
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Boost IT visibility and business value
How building a great service catalog relieves pressure points and demonstrates the value of IT service management.
Designing a Defense for Mobile Applications
Learn about the various considerations for defending mobile applications - from the application architecture itself to the myriad testing technologies.
Build a business case: developing custom apps
Learn how to maximize the value of custom applications by accelerating and simplifying their development.