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I just bought the Buffalo Linkstation Live, and have it installed with my 2wire router/modem combo. When I copy a bunch of files to it, Windows tells me that I am writing at about 1 MB/sec (capital B). This isn't too bad, and the read speed seems to be very good, but my friend has a Western Digital NAS that is doing 35 MB/sec. Anybody know where I should poke around to improve read/write speed? I'm connecting to it wirelessly, but so was he.. Thanks a ton, Brian

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Seems right.

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You need to check connection speeds but all the numbers you shared are possible. The 1MB speed was common in 802.11b days.

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I tested it with an ethernet cable, and it writes at over 5 MB/sec, which makes me think that part of it is simply because wifi is slower, but I also think that my router is slowing things down. Still, it works well. Thanks, Brian

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