Macruim strange transfer rate

Discussion in 'backup, imaging & disk mgmt' started by Isso, Mar 1, 2012.

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  1. Isso

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    I'm trying Macrium reflect free, and it looks to be a great program.
    I'm not sure however if they display correct transfer rate. For me it's about 500 Mb/s, while the peak speed of my HDDs is no more than 90 Mb/sec. And the time it takes to do the backup indicates the real transfer rate of 62 Mb/sec.

    Is it a bug?
     
  2. Isso

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    I'm starting to realize that perhaps they use Megabit per second instead of Megabyte?? That would explain this strange number.
    Although normally for disk transfers everyone uses Megabytes...
     
  3. comtrjl

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    Yes, they do use megabits rather than megabytes; requests have been made to change it.
    Your 500 megabits (Mb/s) equals 62 megabytes (MB/s), give or take.

    bob
     
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