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Thunderbolt USB slow?

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Williamvv Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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Oct 14, 2011 11:10 AM

Hi fellow mac lovers,


My new Air/Thunderbolt system is great but I just noticed that USB transfer rates through the Thunderbolt Display are much slower!


Same disk drive, same cable, same file, same copy command:


USB thru    Thunderbolt: ~0.5 GB / minute

USB from MacBook Air:  ~2.0 GB / minute


Anyone else able to reproduce this phenomenon?


Thanks for checking,


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