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Write and read spead slow; only 10MB/s

I have a SCM400 with 4 1TB disks. Disks are WD Caviar Black SATA II. I am connected with my Vista PC to the SCM400 on a 1GB network.
When transfering files between the SCM400 and my PC I find the speed rather slow. My Vista 'Moving File' window says that it transfers at 10MB/sec when it's fast, but mostly it's just 6 MB/sec.
I read somewhere else that people tested with a NAS reaching speeds of 90MB/sec.
What is a normal speed and what could be holding back the file transfer speed?

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Pieter

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This has been a commonly reported concern. Here are a few links that may provide a solution to this problem:

Additionally, some Vista users report better file transfer rates using WinRAR & Teracopy.
For maximum file transfer, also check all elements in your network, i.e. switches & routers, etc. For discussion of max speeds cf. here

Please consult this article from Microsoft to take steps to improve your system's performance with Vista, by clicking here
For troubleshooting performance issues, please see these articles and the links within them: TroubleshootVistaPerformance and Troubleshoot Vista Startup and Vista Diagnostics
Finally, you may wish to consult this General Setup&Maintenance guide.

I hope this information allows you to resolve this issue. If you need further assistance, please post back with a comment to this thread.
If I've managed to answer your question or solve a problem, please take a moment to kindly rate this post....thanks!


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