slow transfer over Airport.

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by jaxstate, Jun 19, 2006.

  1. jaxstate macrumors 6502a

    Apr 13, 2006
    I enabled file sharing between my two Mac. One is connected to my WiFi router via LAN connection. The other via Airport Extreme. I tried to transfer a file from the LAN connected Mac to the Airport connected Mac. My transfer only got up to 2M? Anyone know what could be the problem.
  2. yellow Moderator emeritus


    Oct 21, 2003
    Portland, OR
    The MAX theoretical speed you could get is ~6MB/second.. and typically, you'll only get 1/3 to 1/2 of that speed.
    Which (could) would come out to about 2MB/second. If you need it to be faster, hook up with 2 cat-5s to the router, or FW target mode.
  3. eva01 macrumors 601


    Feb 22, 2005
    Gah! Plymouth
    2MB per second is exactly what i get took just over a minute for a 125MB file to transfer
  4. superbovine macrumors 68030


    Nov 7, 2003
  5. jaxstate thread starter macrumors 6502a

    Apr 13, 2006
    Thanks for the info. I don't really need for it to be faster, I just wanted to make sure it was the speed it was suppose to be.

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