1. tarektoverso's Avatar
    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 12:38 PM.
    11-28-12 12:17 PM
  2. SparkyBC's Avatar
    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.
    11-28-12 12:29 PM
  3. tarektoverso's Avatar
    Updated the test by adding a USB flash drive
    11-28-12 12:39 PM

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