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How to speed USB write speed up?

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Ok ive been using my little drive alot lately and im getting tired of choppy speeds. Im fine with 3+ MB/sec. But alot of the time it just sits under 1 MB/sec ive tried the front ports and the main ports on the back get about the same performance.

Im using a corsair survivor 16 GB flash drive.

Any tricks or what not? I was just trying to move 8 GB's and the speeds rated it at taking 1+ days
    
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Unfortunately, the write speeds of this your drive are far from stellar:

http://www.laptopmag.com/review/stor...ivor-16gb.aspx
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Originally Posted by ericeod View Post
Unfortunately, the write speeds of this your drive are far from stellar:

http://www.laptopmag.com/review/stor...ivor-16gb.aspx
well damn. but still why do i get write speed at times of 300 kb/sec
    
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I broke down and got a 16Gb HyperX. I just found that too many of the larger USB drives have horrible read/write speeds. I dont know if there is anything you can really do, sorry.
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Hrm... Interesting... I have a Kingston 32GB that's not THAT slow. But then again, I don't have mine formatted as NTFS since I don't store files bigger than 4GB on it... I have a Patriot 32GB SSD in a eSATA/USB enclosure for things like that
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Are you having lots of usb devices connected?It can be the cause.
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Have you loaded chipset drivers for your MB?

Slow USB performance is often caused by the device using generic Microsoft drivers.
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