yes, can confirm, is faster, doesn't make much difference, double copy.
if i have to move 400+gb's of data avarage 7mb/s - FTP is not an option
I too use FTP to make the simplest transferes of up to 5 games with exiso and all my profile/dlc/save management... actually... i use samba now
Don't slims have gigabite ports? Or maybe the new wirless card that are N?