Weblog:   Which Is Faster: PC Card Adapter or FireWire Reader?
Subject:   My guess is
Date:   2004-08-04 02:15:48
From:   Gregorius
Fire wire reader is probably faster, although card itself is the real bottleneck with both PCMCIA and FW. So the difference should be more visible with new highspeed cards, like Sandisk Ultra II. I suppose that FireWire wins by about 60 seconds.