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Re: Data transfer speeds

Subject: Re: Data transfer speeds
From: "Graham"
Date: Sat, 14 Jul 2007 23:37:47 +0100
Newsgroups: uk.comp.home-networking


"Lurch" <myrealname@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message 
news:ioii93lrd25bi1nfhcntfjfuel9o2iu46u@xxxxxxxxxx
> On Sat, 14 Jul 2007 22:08:36 GMT, "'Nel'" <nelftm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> mused:
>
>>I've currently got around 40GB of files copying from my PC (XP Pro) to my
>>brother's laptop (Vista Home Premium) running through my Linksys WRT54GS
>>wireless router - Cat5, not wireless.
>>
>>It's currently chugging along at 1.64MB/Sec, has been going now for 2 
>>hours
>>and is reporting another 7 hours to go!
>>
> Ignore the Windows estimation of time, may as well be a random number
> generator.
>
>>Is this the going rate for that amount of data?  Seems painfully slow to 
>>me
>>for a hard wire set up!

Even a slow wi-fi connection is likley to be faster than your maximum 
broadband
download speed.

-- 
Graham.
%Profound_observation% 



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