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Windows 7: Win 7 is so damn slow when transfering files

24 May 2011   #11
Tinkerdog

Windows 7 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by eaglepi View Post
when trying to backup my data to my external drives which are connected with esata, the speeds it copys is so damn slow, it's common to have data transfer speeds of 1.71 per MB to top speed of 23.7 per MB. I know this is crazy slow, what could be causing this ??
I checked your specs.... have you updated to SP1 ? They resolved some issues with copying (from other posts I've read on here about the same subject).


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24 May 2011   #12
eaglepi

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

didn't know there was a SP1 for Win7 I have my updates on auto but don't know if I have SP1
is there a microsoft download link?
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24 May 2011   #13
eaglepi

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

checked and I do have SP1
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24 May 2011   #14
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by eaglepi View Post
Yes to all above and much much more.....Win7 sucks when it comes to transferring files
Not to be rude, but I don't agree with this. You can believe it if you want and just not solve your problem. Or you can realize that many of us, who use eSATA drives don't get these type of copy speeds. I use Windows explorer, I use a 2TB Samsung 5400 SpinPoint drive, I use a thermaltake blacX enclosure via eSATA and get close to 90MB a minute when I copy large files like ISO's, etc. And I use Windows 7.
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24 May 2011   #15
eaglepi

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

I have tried everything and changed cables, drivers etc this has been going on since I upgraded months ago
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24 May 2011   #16
CreepinJesus

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by eaglepi View Post
Yes to all above and much much more.....Win7 sucks when it comes to transferring files
Not to be rude, but I don't agree with this. You can believe it if you want and just not solve your problem. Or you can realize that many of us, who use eSATA drives don't get these type of copy speeds. I use Windows explorer, I use a 2TB Samsung 5400 SpinPoint drive, I use a thermaltake blacX enclosure via eSATA and get close to 90MB a minute when I copy large files like ISO's, etc. And I use Windows 7.
Same for me. Whether it's USB, eSATA, Gigabit ethernet - all transfer very fast and usually use the whole bandwidth available.

Remember that lots of tiny files will take a lot longer than one large file. Also the transfer speed is very approximate...
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24 May 2011   #17
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

How does your eSATA drive connect? Is it an external hard drive, does it connect to an eSATA port on your case, or via a i/o plate installed in the back near where your video card plugs in?
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24 May 2011   #18
eaglepi

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

I have 3 500 GB drives internal connected by esata and I ahve a external with 2 1 TB drives connected with edata on the bqack panel of my MB

All drives are partitioned into smaller drives
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24 May 2011   #19
sygnus21

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

I transfer files from my PC all the time to an external hard drive using e-sata and average about 80-90MBs myself. Someting is going on with you system to get the slow speeds you're getting.

If you want to take the attitude "Windows 7 sucks when it comes to transferring files" well....

My two cents.
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24 May 2011   #20
eaglepi

Windows 7 ultimate SP1
 
 

Yes I know I have a problem and so don't many other people, just Google Slow transfer rates.

I'm glad you guys have no problems but I do and I ahve tried everything all of you suggested before with no help.

So not to be rude but you telling me yours run fine isn't helping me I already know I have a problem.
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