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This is a really weird problem that I've never even seen before.

When I copy to or from my server share, my computer studders terribly and the data transfers very slowly at only around 12MB/s. By studdering I mean the mouse skips around and all my applications respond very slowly; as soon as I cancel the transfer it resolves immediately. I looked at Task Manager and the CPU is only at ~35% with plenty of RAM free.

This only started semi-recently; before, I had no problems and the transfer speed maxed out the gigabit connection.

I have two hard drives in my computer. When I try transferring files between drives it's fine, but when I copy from the share to either drive or to it from either drive, I get studdering.

I'm running Windows 7 x64.

Anyone have any idea what's going on? Any help would be much appreciated.

EDIT: Network connection is gigabit. Server specs are more than adequate to handle file sharing. Dual core something or rather, 4gigs of RAM, and runs Debian (Lenny). I don't think the problem is with the file server since it makes my computer studder.

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what are the specs of the server share system? – nicorellius Apr 22 '10 at 0:12
    
12 MB\s is 96Mbps, so that sounds pretty speedy for a 100Mbps FastEthernet link (I'm assuming that's what your connection is) – joeqwerty Apr 22 '10 at 2:16
    
@joeqwerty no, it's gigabit. before, i was transferring at ~115MB/s. raided drives makes the transfer much faster. – Nalandial Apr 22 '10 at 5:16
    
Have you tried updating or even rolling back your network card drivers? – iTom Dec 5 '11 at 17:02

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