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why are local file transfers slower than 1Gbps /100Mbps

I have 2 computers both with 1Gbps ethernet cars (PCI) and are connected to a 1Gbps capable Switch with Cat 5e ethernet cable. Why are file transfers so much slower than 100Mbps let alone 1Gbps. (note ...
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Ethernet data transfer rates

I have a simple computer networking question. Gigabit connection, both computers have 500GB 7200rpm hard drives. One is core i7 860, and the other is Core 2 Duo 2.66Ghz. Both pretty fast computers. ...