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Dr.Blueberry
04-21-2006, 08:08 PM
I started "Backup - All Files"
Left for an hour.
Came back to find only 40GB copies and another 40GB to go...
Effective copy speed is 10.45MB/s
I think it was much higher when I started the backup ?

Is the backup slowing down ?
Is something wrong ?
Is 40GB/hour about right ?


using V2.1 V77
MacBookPro 10.4.6
Lacie External Firewire drive (7200 RPM)


BTW, great utility, I love it !!!

dnanian
04-21-2006, 08:47 PM
That sounds about right to me, Dr. Blueberry -- I'd expect about 4-8MB/s for a PPC-based Mac, and 10-12MB/s on an Intel-based one.