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Does a USB hub affect performance?

I have two devices I want maximum throughput and latency with. (Midi drums and midi keyboard for example) Would connecting both to the same USB port via a hub effectively limit the maximum data ...
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Why do I only get half of the throughput when copying from my USB 2.0 drive?

When using the command: `tar cvf - ./Lacie/ > ~/Lacie.tar` According to Activity Monitor this gives me: Data written/sec: 32.1 MB/s Data written/sec: 31.5 MB/s (peak 47.9 MB/s) CPU usage: 5.7% ...
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Bad VM performance on external hard disk

I am running 4 virtual machines on my external hard disk (USB 2.0, 5400 rpm, Western Digital). Yesterday I wondered with they are running to slow but i am not sure from which fact makes it slow: USB ...
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Is this Flip way too slow or is this normal?

I have the Flip Mino (the non-HD one). Lately I've noticed, that it takes a longer to transfer movies from the Flip to my computer. For instance, it takes about 2 minutes to transfer 400MB or so. ...