Anyone want to try this and report back?
In a nut shell:
“…changing the firewire drivers to the ‘Legacy’ versions. To do this, go to Device Manager and find your firewire device. In my case it was ‘1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller’. Right-click it and hit ‘Update Driver Software’, then ‘Browse my computer for driver software’ and ‘Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer’. Select the version with (Legacy) at the end and click-through to install it…”
Reportedly a HUGE gain in transfer speeds. No Unibrain drivers needed.