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eSATA coyping files at 6MBs per second???

Hi,

I am copying files with from a laptop over to the external harddrive using eSATA connection.

I understand that the lowest speed for SATA is 1.5Gb/sec. Which translates to 187 MBs / sec. But the copy speed over to the hard drive is 6MBs / sec.

Any ideas on what could cause such slowness?

I disabled Mcafee Scan and saw no improvement.

Thanks!
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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nvs_victor

Thanks guys.

@ dlethe
However, when I used a USB cable to transfer the data from the external hard drive to the second computer, it hit 60MBs/ sec. It can't be the hard disk. Maybe it was the first computer being slow...

@ shahzoor
Thanks! I'll take a look at it.

Just wanted to find out what your thoughts are on a slow eSata.
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David

No way can you get 60MB/sec on USB, unless it is all USB 3.0

The standard USB 2.0 simply can't move data that quickly.
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I'll double check.
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