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Speed in MB/s is usually relevant for large unfragmented files. For many small files or larger files with fragments, access time is the most important aspect. Note that SSDs have significantly better access time vs. standard hard drives. In order to test access time, get HD Tune or something similar that can test both normal speed and drive access time. ...


Because transferring even 1 byte file involves reading and writing of several kilobytes of data. The smaller file - the bigger overhead.

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