Slow USB 3.0 speeds Tags: USB3 Storage USB Hard Drives Last response: October 8, 2013 9:20 AM in Storage Share someguy942 October 5, 2013 9:34:59 PM Hey guys, I have a test and a problem, here goes: I have a SATA 2 HDD in an external USB 3.0 closure my two pc's (processor/motherboard) average speeds while copying steam games (~11k files/30gb) i7-4770k/ASRock Extreme Z87: ~93Mbits/s a10-6800k/MSI A75MA-E35: ~30Mbits/s Clearly not the hard drive being the bottle neck, what gives? More about : slow usb speeds smorizio a c 125 G Storage October 5, 2013 9:39:15 PM on both system did you install the newest Intel and amd mb chipset drivers so the usb drivers are updated??? m 0 l someguy942 October 5, 2013 10:22:39 PM smorizio said:on both system did you install the newest Intel and amd mb chipset drivers so the usb drivers are updated??? yes, i have the latest amd mb chipset drivers... 7-25-2013 m 0 l Related resources Slow USB 3.0 speeds from SATA 3 HDD - Forum Why so slow usb3.0 speeds - Forum USB 3.0 speeds slow - Forum USB 3.0 Slow xfer speeds on small files? - Forum USB 3.0 slow speeds - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer jamesalbrab7 October 8, 2013 8:12:29 AM I didn't test the exact speed of usb 3.0, but the copying speed should be faster, how much is cache? m 0 l someguy942 October 8, 2013 9:20:44 AM jamesalbrab7 said:I didn't test the exact speed of usb 3.0, but the copying speed should be faster, how much is cache? I'm not sure, but it shouldn't affect the speeds on the two machines, right? I tried the same thing on my gf's IB i7 Lenovo twist, and I got the same speeds as my haswell i7. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources USB 3.0 very slow write speeds Forum Windows 7 Not compatible with USB 3.0? slow speeds Forum Slow USB 3.0 Speeds with Kingston Data Traveler HyperX 64 GB USB 3.0 Device Forum Usb 3.0 speeds slow Forum USB 3.0 SS slow transfer speeds. Forum Slow USB 3.0 Transfer speeds Forum ASRock Slow USB 3.0 Transfer Speeds Forum SolvedSlow usb 3.0? What speed should I expect from my matsunichi drive. And how can I test it? Forum SolvedWD My Passport Slim slow transfer speed (USB 3.0) Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive USB 3.0 slow speed Forum SolvedSlow speed while copying data ( 10mb/s ) usb 3.0 Forum SolvedExternal USB 3.0 Slow Speed Spikes Forum USB 3.0 transfer speed slow Forum USB 3.0 speed slow Forum Very, very slow usb 3.0 speed Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !