File transfer speeds while copying?

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  1. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    Is there anyway to view the transfer rates at which data is copying either to an external HDD or over the network.

    It shows like this, but I'd like to see like how many mb/sec and stuff.

    Anyone know how to do this or if its possible?

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  2. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    menumeter will help for network stuff
    or the istatpro menu bar

    don't know if it'll do harddrive transfer speed though
     
  3. alverino03

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    I've wondered this myself...
     
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  5. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    this should be built in, i'm not downloading shit :o
    even vista can do this :ugh:
     
  6. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    same could be said about many other things and vice versa...
     
  7. Euclid

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    Activity Monitor will give you an overall network traffic analysis. I use it to measure the speed of file transfers.
     
  8. scotty

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    Enable ftp in sharing and fire up an ftp client and tranfer files that way. Almost all ftp clients tell you the speed of transfer.
     
  9. ROFLCORE

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    Hey look, it says 'about 6 minutes' :squint:
     
  10. skolen

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    Even Vista can't estimate write speeds properly. A move like that you'd see something like 28083948102 minutes.
     
  11. mobbarley

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    who gives a shit, look at the data transfered and do some mental arithmetic
     
  12. Euclid

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    If you do a lot of copying and it seems to go slowly, check out Path Finder:

    http://www.cocoatech.com/pf4/

    It's a finder replacement that has, among other things, optimized copying code.
     

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