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 Reply to someguy942 smorizio a c 80 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??? Reply to smorizio 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 Reply to someguy942 Related resources Slow USB 3.0 speeds from SATA 3 HDD - Forum USB 3.0 very slow write speeds - Forum Why so slow usb3.0 speeds - Forum USB 3.0 speeds slow - Forum USB 3.0 Slow xfer speeds on small files? - 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? Reply to jamesalbrab7 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. Reply to someguy942 Ask the community Post an answer Related resources: ForumWindows 7 Not compatible with USB 3.0? slow speeds ForumSlow USB 3.0 Speeds with Kingston Data Traveler HyperX 64 GB USB 3.0 Device ForumUsb 3.0 speeds slow ForumUSB 3.0 SS slow transfer speeds. ForumSlow USB 3.0 Transfer speeds ForumASRock Slow USB 3.0 Transfer Speeds ForumExternal Hard Drive USB 3.0 slow speed ForumSolvedSlow speed while copying data ( 10mb/s ) usb 3.0 ForumSolvedExternal USB 3.0 Slow Speed Spikes ForumUSB 3.0 speed slow ForumVery, very slow usb 3.0 speed ForumSeagate Backup Plus 3TB USB 3.0 transfer speed slow ForumSlow USB 3.0 Speed ForumUSB 3.0 card reader extremely slow read speed ForumSolvedUSB 3.0 HDD with high Read/Write Speeds More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !