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Windows 7: weired copying behaviour

09 Oct 2013   #1
kf10

Win 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 
weired copying behaviour

when i move 1GB or more directory from one partition to anohter partition of same hard disk

the copy rate is 10Mb per second

however when i copy the same file from hard disk to USB 2.0 hard disk

the copy rate is 30Mb or more per second

should not the copy rate for partition should be higher


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10 Oct 2013   #2
richnrockville

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

kf10, depends on the speed of your hard disk. Remembering that it has to reposition the heads twice for a same disk copy and only once for a copy to an external device..

Rich
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11 Oct 2013   #3
vpwin7

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

richnrock is right, same hard disk means it's moving the head a lot more. Flash devices can be faster as well, but that's probably not the case here.

This is why I like to load my games on one disk and my OS on another
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