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How to get the SATA 6Gb/sec transfer rate

I recently bought a 1TB WD drive which said "Interface: SATA 6 Gb/s" but when copying/transferring files the speed is 35MB/s. do you need special cables to get that rate?
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There could be any difference of speed in a simple “copy” command for a big (2GB) file between local and SSH execution?

Example scenario: - Linux machine (I think Operating System doesn't bother). - OpenSSH Server. - Source big file in hard disk, about 2GB (I think SSD or classic HD doesn't bother, neither). - ...
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How can I keep my file copy speed consistent?

I sometimes have big files (like the Bitcoin blockchain or a virtual machine disk image) that I want to copy to a flash drive so that I can move it to another computer. My flash drive is a SanDisk ...
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SSD and HDD transfer-rates impossibly high

Sometimes when I transfer a file from my SSD (Samsung 840 pro) to the same SSD, the transfer-rate is 800+ MBps, which should impossible from a SATA6 drive. Also, my HDD performs at 300+ MBps, again ...
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USB transfer speed for Windows 7 is incredibly slow to my external drive

I'm running Windows 7 Pro and am try to backup 116 GB of data to my external 1 TB hard drive. My laptop has only USB 2.0 ports and my hard drive is USB 3.0 compatible, as is the cable I'm using. I ...
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How can I tell the transfer rate of each computer on my network?

I'd like to determine the instantaneous transfer rate of each device connected to my router. I don't have access to all these devices, and some of them aren't computers. I don't need these transfer ...
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USB transfers very slow (kB/s range only)

However When plugging my USB 2.0 flash drive into the USB 3.0 port of one of my laptops running W8 Im only getting around 2.5 kB/s! sometimes if its a larger transfer it will trail of to nothing at ...
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OpenWRT USB performance on TP-Link TL-WDR3500

Yesterday i've flashed openwrt on my new router and configured the samba server etc., anticipating to get useful transfer speeds from the USB drive that i've connected. For testing purposes (and ...
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Transfer rate of splitting a USB 2.0 port

I am working on a program that requires data from two USB ports, however, I was wondering what would occur when utilising a USB splitter? Instead of two direct USB connections to the computer, what ...
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Local file transfers slower than expected

2TB SATA III HDD via USB 3.0/2.0 external enclosure 500GB SATA II HDD via USB 2.0 external enclosure Both hooked up to Raspberry Pi, no hubs or other USB devices being used Both disks are mostly ...
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Can hard drives fully utilize SATA III?

My motherboard currently supports both SATA II and III (3 Gb/s and 6Gb/s respectively), but after reading some online, it seems as though connecting a HDD to the 6 Gb/s is pretty much pointless. If ...
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Why is my Wi-Fi running at 6Mbit when it's claiming 65Mbit?

I am transferring files between two wireless Windows laptops (each reporting 65Mbit), each connected to their own access points which are connected by a 100Mbit link and a network that is mostly (for ...
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Stopping Windows from consuming my bandwidth while copying files over lan [duplicate]

When I copy a file over my network using windows (in this case 7), it seems to use all available bandwidth which means that I can't do anything else on the network while the transfer is in progress. ...
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Max Memory Bandwidth 21.3GB/s with a max memory capacity of 8GB [closed]

Why would Intel processors have extremely high memory bandwidths but relatively low memory capacity?
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Why Standards Place Limits on Data Transfer Rates?

This is a rather general question about hardware and standards in general: Why do they place limits on data transfer rates, and disallow manufacturers from exceeding those rates? (E.g. 100 Mbit/s for ...