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Slow USB 3 Transfer Speed In WD My Passport

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August 19, 2013 11:30:54 AM

Hi. I Have A WD My Passport 1TB Black Portable Hard Drive. I Was Connecting It To USB 2 Before Updating My Motherboard And Buy A New One. I Was Getting 28 MB/SEC On USB 2. And When I Bought A New USB 3 Motherboard Which Is Gigabyte Z77. The Speed Is 38 MB/SEC When Connected To USB 3. I See That This Speed IS SLOW. Because It Should Reach 100MB/SEC ) I Think. I Have A New Motherboard With A New Fresh Windows 7 Installed With All Drivers Installed And Updated. Whats The Problem With The Speed ?

I Was Excited When I Bought The Motherboard About The Copying Speeds. Was Disappointed When There Was Only 10 MB / SEC Difference

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August 19, 2013 11:40:08 AM

My Passport Portable drives are 2.5'' 5400RPM drives. There is not a chance that it could reach 100Mbps.
Your drive is performing as expected.
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August 19, 2013 11:44:20 AM

Oops :(  Ok Thanks
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August 19, 2013 11:48:45 AM

All good, copy one large file, like 1GB plus and see what you get, it should go a little higher than that. But nothing strange about those speeds.
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