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February 5, 2012, 06:11 PM
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: BC CANADA
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I went out to buy a pair since it was on sale. Plug them in, and run the utility. It is mostly 140 mbps. But, when I copied a file (about 300 MB) from desktop to laptop, it reported about 5 MB/s which is about 40 mbps. Desktop is connected to one powerline unit. Laptop is connected to one of the 4 gigbyte socket in the router. My original wireless N has a connection of 130mb/s, and the transfer rate of the same file is about 3.5 MB/s or 28 mbps.
I also timed the actual transfer time and the speed is about the same as reported by the windows copy software.
Can someone explain if this is ok and working properly, and also why there is such a wide discrepancy between the connection speed reported by the network software vs the speed reported by the copy utility.
(IMO) I'm thinking the possible Data speed between the adapters shown on the the utility is correct, but what your not factoring in is the Read/Write/Tansfer capabilities of the HDD's & BUSes involved.
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ASUS P8Z68-V PRO/GEN3
Intel i5 2500k -- Hyper 212 Plus cooler
Kingston HyperX blu 16GB DDR3 SDRAM
Kingston SSDNow V+200 120GB Solid State Drive (OS)-- 4x WD Green 3TB-- 1x WD Blue 1TB-- 1x Seagate Barracuda 500GB
IN WIN COMMANDER II 1200 watt
ASUS DVD R
Samsung Syncmaster B2030 x2, Phillips 27" Brilliance 273p
Windows 7 Professional, OS X 10.9, Centos
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