Solved Why so slow usb3.0 speeds Tags: Flash Media USB3 Gigabyte Storage Last response: December 26, 2012 11:54 PM in Storage Share andyw80684 December 26, 2012 10:16:58 PM HERE IS my motherboard Gigabyte-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD - here is 3.0 flash drive I'm using http://www.kingston.com/us/usb/personal_business#dt111 windows 7 64 bit Only getting speeds of 10-16MB / second plugged in blue usb3.0 slot. Have current etron usb 3.0 drivers directly from gigabyte website any ideas why i'm not getting usb3.0 speeds..tried both directly in motherboard and 3.0 slots in case...same speeds thanks for any help? andy i should also add..this is same using ssd and platter drive(7200 rpm wd 2 tb) More about : slow usb3 speeds zdbc13 a b G Storage December 26, 2012 10:29:26 PM That's about all you're going to get with that drive, often real world doesn't go as fast as benchmarks: http://usbflashspeed.com/32332 http://usbspeed.nirsoft.net/?pdesc=USB+Device&vname=Kin... andyw80684 December 26, 2012 10:31:07 PM Wow..ok...isn't that kinda false advertising... do you have any recommendations on a really fast flash 3.0 drive? Related resources Why is USB3.0 so slow ? - Forum USB3.0 drive writing at less than 5MB/s - Forum USB3 slow transfer speeds - Forum XPS 15 laptop USB3.0 ports limited to USB2.0 speed -- No Super- speed - Forum Slow write speeds with Intel 520 series SSD, why ? - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Brett928S2 a b G Storage December 26, 2012 10:42:16 PM andyw80684 said:Wow..ok...isn't that kinda false advertising... do you have any recommendations on a really fast flash 3.0 drive? Hi It doesn't work that way.... almost all so called 3 devices get nowhere near the 3 speeds... All the best Brett andyw80684 December 26, 2012 10:44:01 PM Hi Brett So no usb3.0 devices get the correct usb3.0 speeds? I don't understand? Brett928S2 a b G Storage December 26, 2012 10:47:41 PM andyw80684 said:Hi Brett So no usb3.0 devices get the correct usb3.0 speeds? I don't understand? Hi Its the same reason that usb 2 devices were MEANT to run at a certain speed, but most never managed anywhere near it... Its advertising hype... All the best Brett andyw80684 December 26, 2012 10:58:51 PM so you have never experienced 30-40MB on a usb3.0 flaSH DRIVE? cball1311 a b G Storage December 26, 2012 11:01:07 PM andyw80684 said:Hi Brett So no usb3.0 devices get the correct usb3.0 speeds? I don't understand? Here you go, read a few pages into this article http://www.anandtech.com/show/4523/usb-30-flash-drive-roundup/2 Best solution zdbc13 a b G Storage December 26, 2012 11:26:05 PM Share Yes, you might call it false advertising. And there's so much variability between brands. Just accept the truth and do research before you buy another drive. andyw80684 December 26, 2012 11:54:15 PM Ok..Thanks andyw80684 December 26, 2012 11:54:48 PM Best answer selected by andyw80684. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources USB3.0 Forum How to increase transfer rate of USB3.0 up to max.. Forum [SOLD] Mediasonic HF2-SU3S2 USB3.0 & eSATA 4 Bay External $80 Forum M4A88T-V Evo usb/3.0 Series RAM Issues? Forum [FS] Mediasonic HF2-SU3S2 USB3.0 & eSATA 4 Bay External $100 shipped!! Forum Why have i slow download speeds on one computer but not on other Forum Would you invest in SATA3.0 (6gbps) and USB3.0 Forum USB3 to laptop transfer speeds slow ? Forum Why are my transfer speeds so slow ? Forum Best SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum Why cant i see external hard drive Forum Why your 500GB hard drive only shows 465 GB of space when you look und Forum [Solved] Why is my hard drive always running out of space? Forum [Solved] USB 3.0 only at USB 2.0 speeds Forum Why is my SSD Sata 3 showing up as Sata 2 in Windows?? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !