I guess I should start MY own thread, too...except it would all be naive computer questions!
I picked up a Lacie USB 3.0 external drive and am testing it out a bit. Transferring a 69GB folder is running about 18 minutes (About 45MB/Second). Is it me, or does this not seem all that...well...blazing?
Dell XPS9100, Win7 64-bit, Core i7 3.2GHz, 24GB RAM