What’s our purpose? What factors confound the results of tests, and how to eliminate them? Which tests? What should we believe, and where do we go from here?
Before deciding on internal and external storage, you need to be realistic about the performance it will achieve. Here are the numbers – and a couple of things we tend to forget about.
How fast is the internal SSD? Benchmarks range from around 2.7 GB/s up to nearly 20 GB/s. Which are right? Some new figures, in need of more measurements.
Does the £120 Thunderbolt case outperform the £15 USB 3 one? And if you had both, which would you choose to use?
Will high def video cameras have Thunderbolt ports, and when?