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  1.    27 Mar 2016 #11
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    Hi,

    The 3Tb-drive is connected directly to a USB3 port from the mainboard.
    It is externaly powered by it's own poweradapter.
    The 2Tb drive is internal and connected to the mainboard using SATA.
    So i'm still not sure what is caussing this slow trasferrate...

    Luc
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  2.    27 Mar 2016 #12
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    Transfer the data in smaller parts, whiteout doing the whole data at once?
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  3.    27 Mar 2016 #13

    Quote Originally Posted by Arc View Post
    Transfer the data in smaller parts, whiteout doing the whole data at once?
    Hi there

    that actually doesn't solve the OP's problem and it's not always so simple to copy smaller pieces of the data.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  4.    27 Mar 2016 #14
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    Hi there

    that actually doesn't solve the OP's problem and it's not always so simple to copy smaller pieces of the data.

    Cheers
    jimbo
    Yes, it will not be a permanent solution, but at least it might do the job at present.

    Please feel free to post the actual solution.
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  5.    27 Mar 2016 #15
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    Hi there

    that actually doesn't solve the OP's problem and it's not always so simple to copy smaller pieces of the data.

    Cheers
    jimbo
    There is an option to use Macrium (free) to do a folder/file backup. It's reliable and fast. And can be picked at simply by mounting the image created. Just a thought....
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  6.    27 Mar 2016 #16

    Hi there.

    Macrium is good for IMAGING HDD's (usually the OS) but probably not a good idea for copying DATA -- problem is once you've copied the data with Macrium you then have to restore it again !!!. No problem for OS partition - but if you are copying say 4TB of multi-media data that's going to take a LONG time to back it up and restore again --this is one area where a simple copy works best.

    USB3 should work -- I can get native speeds of up to 220 Mib/S - average as I showed before around 110 Mib/s from an external USB HDD (passport self powered type).

    I can only surmise that the bus speed of the Mobo in the computer isn't fast enough or the drivers aren't correct. Usually USB3 is decently fast even for copying a few TB of data.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  7.    27 Mar 2016 #17
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    Hi Luc.

    Will you allow me to see your system in a bit more depth? I want to check two/three things actually. Can you please upload your MSINFO32.nfo file?

    System Information File - Create in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums
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  8.    27 Mar 2016 #18
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo45 View Post
    Hi there.

    Macrium is good for IMAGING HDD's (usually the OS) but probably not a good idea for copying DATA -- problem is once you've copied the data with Macrium you then have to restore it again !!!. No problem for OS partition - but if you are copying say 4TB of multi-media data that's going to take a LONG time to back it up and restore again --this is one area where a simple copy works best.

    USB3 should work -- I can get native speeds of up to 220 Mib/S - average as I showed before around 110 Mib/s from an external USB HDD (passport self powered type).

    I can only surmise that the bus speed of the Mobo in the computer isn't fast enough or the drivers aren't correct. Usually USB3 is decently fast even for copying a few TB of data.

    Cheers
    jimbo
    Yes, Jimbo... moving 4TB of data from A > B using anything is going to take a long time. BUT, you do not have to restore the entire data backup I described to get to 1 file. Mount the image and copy the file.
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  9.    27 Mar 2016 #19
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    Hi,
    I uploaded my systeminfo.
    I hope you can read it because it's in dutch...

    Bye,
    Luc
    Copying to external Hdd very slow Attached Files
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  10.    27 Mar 2016 #20
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    Hi,

    That SyncToy app is just great !
    I tested it for keeping my files on the 3tb-disk updated and it works 100% !
    Very nice program !
    Thanks for that tip !

    Luc
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