USB 2.0 or Firewire.. how to add them?

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  1. geckoman

    geckoman OG - registered 02/01. Noobs GTFO

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    How would I go about adding either Firewire or USB 2.0 to my desktop?

    I'm running a P4 1.7, 1gig of DDR Ram, my MOBO is an MSI 645 Ultra..
    here's the specs

    also, not sure, is one better than the other? I want to use it to transfer video from my digital video cam to my hdd for editing.

    Thanks!!!!
     
  2. TheDarkHorizon

    TheDarkHorizon \xC0\xFF\xEE

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    There are PCI cards you can purchase to add USB 2.0 / Firewire ports to your computer.

    Firewire would be better for digital video transfering.
     
  3. shastaisforwinners

    shastaisforwinners OT Supporter

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    firewire is used almost exclusively for digital video transfer.... very few devices besides digicams use it

    firewire would be better for video transfer, most likely (if your camera uses it).
     
  4. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    you can get PCI cards with either of them - if you looks around you can even get them for free like I did :wiggle:
     
  5. Mugatu

    Mugatu Ask me about market research. OT Supporter

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    and harddrives, CD/DVD drives
     
  6. geckoman

    geckoman OG - registered 02/01. Noobs GTFO

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    link or clue? :)
     
  7. shastaisforwinners

    shastaisforwinners OT Supporter

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    argg, I knew I was forgetting something when I posted that :)
     

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