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Another External Hard Drive query.

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Another External Hard Drive query.

It takes approx 6 minutes for me to transfer 70 photographs from my computer to my external hard drive, is this normal ?
Details are  1.50GB of Photos in RAW format.
Speed Transfer 4.04 Mb/sec
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Re: Another External Hard Drive query.

Is it connected via USB or eSATA
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Re: Another External Hard Drive query.

Connected by USB
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Re: Another External Hard Drive query.

32 Mbps seems a bit low but there may be other limiting factors such as your antivirus scanning the data transfer
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Re: Another External Hard Drive query.

is it USB 1 or USB 2  (And it needs USB2 leads)
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Re: Another External Hard Drive query.

You couldn't achieve the speeds reported on USB1
pierre_pierre
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Re: Another External Hard Drive query.

sorry didnt look that close
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Re: Another External Hard Drive query.

That's not like you.