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Old December 16, 2011, 02:43 PM
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I just bought a 2TB WD Caviar Green, and while trying to transfer files from my other HDD's (350mb each file, 3-4gb per folder) I am getting transfer rates of 3-5mb/s.... It starts at 100-90mb/s but steadily drops to 3-4mb/s. I understand it is going through memory first but I would imagine that it should be around 20-30mb/s??? Anyone else have these drives and do you get similar speeds???
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Old December 16, 2011, 02:53 PM
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Hey all,

I just bought a 2TB WD Caviar Green, and while trying to transfer files from my other HDD's (350mb each file, 3-4gb per folder) I am getting transfer rates of 3-5mb/s.... It starts at 100-90mb/s but steadily drops to 3-4mb/s. I understand it is going through memory first but I would imagine that it should be around 20-30mb/s??? Anyone else have these drives and do you get similar speeds???
use something else other than windows copy it sucks.
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Old December 16, 2011, 03:11 PM
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Teracopy works well. Copy your files faster with TeraCopy
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wow i never used teracopy b4 but its great thanks
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How slow is molasses exactly?
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Old December 16, 2011, 04:23 PM
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How slow is molasses exactly?
Seems it's not a slow as the saying would tend to indicate

Boston Molasses Disaster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old December 16, 2011, 06:29 PM
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How slow is molasses exactly?
Slower than church on Sunday with an NCIX super sale going on.....


And thanks SugarJ ill give it a shot and pray that I am not bald by the end of the transfers!
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Boston Molasses Disaster - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
I watched a documentary on that at least 10 years ago, interesting.
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I watched a documentary on that at least 10 years ago, interesting.
NO FREAKING WAY!!! That is made of pure awesomeness!
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