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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by click2sanjay, Nov 12, 2007.

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    i just bought a seagate freeagent 320gb external harddrive and am having some doubts regarding it's transfer speed. The data transfer rate to the harddrive that i saw in a few specification sheets were about 47mbps whereas it's only copying at 18mbps in mine. i have a hp pavilion dv6000 laptop , can u please tell me why this is so or a solution to the problem ... thnx alot everyone...
     
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    Does your PC have USB 2 slots?
     
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    yes, all the 3 usb ports are usb 2.0
     
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    How about the Cable? Did it come with the drive enclosure or did you use one that you had laying around.
    The cable itself may be USB 1.1 instead of USB 2.
    Check it out.
     
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