- CrackBerry Abuser
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slow USB transfer rate of Playbook: is it a hardware of software limitation ?
I have tested the USB transfer rate of the playbook and compared it to an external hard disk
File used: avi file
Size: 550 MB
Playbook :1mn 56"
External hard drive (Fujitsu) : 0mn 22"
USB flash drive: 1mn 25"
Why the playbook transfer rate is so slow ?
Last edited by tarektoverso; 11-28-12 at 01:38 PM.Even a broken clock is right twice a day.
- CrackBerry Master
11-28-12, 01:29 PM #2
- 1,224 Posts
That's like comparing apples to oranges. Hard drives typically spin at 7200 RPM and Serial ATA have transfer rates of 150-300MB/s. Like any flash memory transfer rates are always way lower (just like a USB stick). The PB connected via USB averages out to around 5MBps..
Nothing to do with the PB itself.
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