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. 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSlow Transcend Storejet 25 USB 2.0 Portable Drive ForumPortable Hard Drive Problem ForumToshiba portable hard drive running too slow after format ForumWhat is the largest (yet reliable) portable hard drive on the market? ForumPortable Hard Drive , slow read/write speed after format ForumLg portable super multi drive install disc ForumHard drive light stays on and system slow ForumUSB 3.0 Y cable and my portable drive ForumPortable External Hard Disk Drive ForumVery , very slow usb 3.0 speed ForumLG XPRESS XD2 500 GB Repair ( VERY SLOW ) ForumSeagate portable hard drive not being recognised and making beeping sound ForumNew Seagate 3TB internal hard drive running very slow - help? ForumMacbook Pro running very very slow ... Hard Drive problem? ForumPortable hard drive for iPaq?NOT microdrives ForumFirst SSD advice? ForumWho repairs dropped External Hard drives? ForumMy Internal Hard Drive is not being detected after shutdown ForumLaptop doesn\'t recognise external hard drive ForumDo I need a new hard drive? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !