Portable hard drive very slow Tags: Hard Drives Portable Hard Drive Storage Last response: January 14, 2012 10:24 PM in Storage Share mrclownface January 14, 2012 9:27:23 PM hi there,i have a S2 600gig portable hard drive,it seems to be tranfering data alot slower than normal,i have formatted the drive but it is still very slow,is this drive dead,im not sure how to check...any help is much appreciated..thanks More about : portable hard drive slow tomatthe a b G Storage January 14, 2012 9:46:53 PM Whatever the brand of HD is most likely you can find a tool to test the drive from their website. Most USB 2.0 drives should run around 25/30 MB/s when moving large files. m 0 l mrclownface January 14, 2012 10:24:49 PM tomatthe said:Whatever the brand of HD is most likely you can find a tool to test the drive from their website. Most USB 2.0 drives should run around 25/30 MB/s when moving large files. thanks,i am installing some software from seagate to check the drive now m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Slow speed on reading and writing "TOSHIBA Portable Hard Drive STOR.E BASICS" !! Forum Portable Hard Drive, slow read/write speed after format Forum SolvedVery slow hard drive and gaming Forum SolvedWD External Hard Drive Usb 3.0 randomly disconnecting and very slow transfer rate Forum Hard drive became very slow Forum I bought a western digital internal hard drive for my windows 7 64 bit OS now the speed is very slow when compared to my previ Forum SolvedInstalled a third hard drive and computer is now very slow Forum SolvedSecond hard drive very slow Forum Very slow SSD boot. Likely a BIOS issue, plus system seems to be dropping a hard drive? Forum I'm trying to copy a 500mb files from my external hard drive and its very slow to copy. its copying at 23kb per seconds which Forum Very SLOW Hard Drive Forum WD Hard Drive Very Slow - Any Ideas? Forum 2TB External Hard Drive Storage USB 3.0 Very Slow Transfer rate..Pleasee Heellpp Forum Very slow & High Usage Hard drive Forum System very slow after hard drive change Forum Macbook Pro running very very slow... Hard Drive problem? Forum External Hard Drive all of a sudden very slow and crashing windows exp Forum Very slow hard drive... Forum Very slow hard drive Forum SolvedI plugged my 750 Toshiba Portable hard-drive in to my computer, transferred some things then unplugged it, plugged it back in Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !