|Originally posted by infinity306
Im not sure why everybody is looking for gigabit ethernet on the laptop.. not many places that can take advantage of such, Home use comes way below gigabit even way below capacity of 10/100.. only use would be from 1 computer to the next directly and then both would need gigabit cards, still 100 megabit per second is mighty fast even in that regard and a lot cheaper and more wipespread
This is true.. I mean, how fast can your hard drive spit out data? I know the "theoretical maximums" are up to 1064 for ATA-133 (133MB/s = 1064Mbps?) and HD's don't hardly come close to those maximums, especially in slower laptop drives.
Not sure what Apple was thinking, but at least it's a braggin point for those who do not know any better.
Of course, if people were REALLY slick, they'd have video feeds and such that go through the ethernet port! Hey, give whole new meaning to NAS devices... instead of an IDE/SCSI bridge to TCP/IP, there could be a proprietary connection and the gigabit connection can become the standard to how we use external storage!