Which Is Faster? USB 3.0 or Thunderbolt?

I'm considering getting this drive for my MacBookPro running Yosemite. It supports both types of ports. Which port would be the better option to use with this drive? USB 3.0 or Thunderbolt?

LaCie 500GB SSD Rugged Thunderbolt/USB 3.0 Drive

LaCie 500GB SSD Rugged Thunderbolt/USB 3.0 Drive

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    thunderbolt!