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firewire 800 discontinued?

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Mar 18, 2013 3:36 PM

I notice on the new Macbook Pros, there are usb 3.0 ports but no firewire 800 ports.  Perhaps this is old news...  I am about to buy a backup drive and was leaning towards the WD My Passport Portable for mac.  This drive has two firewire 800 ports and one usb 2.0.  I will likely upgrade my macbook pro in the next couple years so if firewire 800 will not be around, it looks like I need to find a usb 3.0 drive instead.  Can anyone comment on this?

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