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Extremely Slow USB 3.0 Speeds

I recently purchased the AC1900 NightHawk router. I've tried multiple USB 3.0 storage devices (multiple 3.0 thumb drives) and the read/writes speeds are always exactly 2.3 Mb/s read and write. These same exact drives, when plugged in to my computers, usually get over 80 Mb/s. I've tried accessing them over both Wi-Fi and ethernet and the result is always the same. I've tried accessing from both OS X and Linux machines as well so I don't think it's an issue with the test.

 

Running the latest Nighthawk firmware.

 

Anyone have any advice? The USB 3.0 port was one of the biggest reasons I bought this router, having such slow speeds has been a huge disappointment. 

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Re: Extremely Slow USB 3.0 Speeds

Hi Nightsd01,

 

Are you transferring a single large file or a large folder containing many files?

What is the format of your drive?

What is the firmware version of the router?

 

 

Regards,

 

JamesGL
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