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Windows 7: USB 3.0 hardware only running at USB 2 speeds

03 Apr 2015   #41

Windows 7 Profesional x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Icarus View Post
ah, I see what you mean. I was getting 45MB/s and it was usb 2 speeds as the devices were only detected as usb 2 (High-Speed devices, not Super-Speed) in UsbTreeView. Now this platter drive is doing about 95MB/s which is good for a platter drive :)

This Sandisk Extreme usb3 stick does about 240r/140w, which is really nice!
Yes, speeds will depend also on the type of I/O operation... It's no the same for the heads to read or write a sequential file, that a random seek...

You can see what speeds the drive can achieve by running CrystalDiskMark...

Usually when I move files between the usb3 drive and the internal one, it hovers about 100mb/s

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05 Apr 2015   #42

Win8.1U Pro 64-bit, Win7 Pro 64-bit, WinXP Pro SP3 32-bit

Thank you for your advice Sandman
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 USB 3.0 hardware only running at USB 2 speeds

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