Fabio Bartolini wrote:Yes, indeed, the nominal bandwidth is not the actual file write speed.
But same is for the USB2, 480Mbps is the maximum bandwidth, not the average - and depending on many factors as well (drivers, system configuration, the device itself).
I looked at the write benchmarks, most modern drives are well above the maximum USB2 bandwidth - and that is an average: there are not so many that fall below 60MB/s and those are mostly Ultra ATA100, which is a dinosaur of a standard now.
In any case, more than sufficient to write a number of channels which is unavailabe on most USB interfaces.
Of course, this would change dramatically if you record at 192kHz. So, it's not just black and white
Fabio Bartolini wrote:it could be a USB(3) Controller issue, it might be worth checking if the Motherboard manufacturer provides an updated driver (if not a hardware controller issue, of course).
Blackout wrote:Sometimes I wonder how they don't see the flow-on effect of burning a customer with poor driver support for one product and don't understand that this will then convert to poor sales for their new hardware in the future.
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