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Which of these would be most likely to connect to an IEEE 1394 interface?

A) DDR3 memory

B) Laser printer

C) External storage device

D) Ethernet network

E) That seems expensive for just an interface

The answer: C) External storage device

IEEE 1394 is the standard for FireWire, and it’s commonly used as a high-speed external connection to a desktop or laptop computer.

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