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Seagate USB 3.0 Express card OSX Mountain Lion support

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Guys, since OSX Mountain Lion brings in native USB3.0 support, did any one try the seagate USB 3.0 upgrade cable package with express card adapter?


According to seagate KB (http://knowledge.seagate.com/articles/en_US/FAQ/217951en#13) ,

The Express card Adapter would provide USB 2.0 speeds in OSX as there was no USB 3.0 support, but since now we have USB 3.0 support does the adapter work and give better speeds than before .


I know the limitations of Express card bandwidth, and that it cannot give full USB 3.0 speeds for PCI based express card but a USB 3.0 support means a definitely higher speed for my 1TB seagate GoFlex Freeagent HDD.


Awaiting Reply !!



P.S (No, eSATA does not work for my HDD. Sadly )

Rig I: OSX 10.6.8

Pentium D 3.4 GHz ,250 Gb HDD,2GB 667MHz RAM, Nvidia 7600GT XXXgraphics card, 16:9 LCD display,dual webcams,Bluetooth.

Rig II:OSX 10.8.1

Dell inspiron 1520,Core2duo T7250, 4GB 667MHz RAM,NV 8600GTM, BCM 4322 (Rebranded to Apple Extreme).

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