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FunkyMunkey
2006-04-17, 08:47
Hi guys,

I'll be getting a PC and SB3 soon, and plan to use an external hard drive for FLAC-format music storage. I have two questions:

Does it make a difference if I use USB or Firewire?

Will 1gb of RAM be sufficient?

Thanks in advance for your help!

abdomen
2006-04-17, 09:28
Does it make a difference if I use USB or Firewire?
No (provided you are talking about USB 2). Either will offer plenty of bandwidth for the task.


Will 1gb of RAM be sufficient?
Yes.

funkstar
2006-04-17, 10:52
for more demanding tasks, Firewire is better, but for streaming audio, there will be no practical difference.