An increase in proposed speed for USB brings its throughput closer to that of Thunderbolt, though perhaps not for long.
The CF 5.0 specification increases potential capacities into petabyte territory and introduces a marketing-friendly video performance classification scheme.
Apple Broadband Tuner 1.0 (#2): Most report increased throughput; Reduced throughput speed for some; Uninstall instructions
Slow AirPort connection? Try removing temporarily uninstalling RealPlayer.
Slower FireWire throughput after connecting hybrid devices via USB 2.0
Boosting AirPort Extreme/Express throughput: Set as 802.11g-only
Slow FiOS throughput -- potential fixes
Mac Pro Special Report: Boot Camp issues: Getting proper SATA throughput, more
Mac Pro (#11): Getting proper SATA throughput under Boot Camp
PowerBook G4 Double-Layer SuperDrive Special Report: Lapses in AirPort connectivity; Sudden drop-offs in network throughput