Airport 6th Gen. USB Transfer Speeds via Wifi


Original poster
Jun 12, 2015
I've currently got a 4th gen Airport Extreme and often use a 2TB external hard drive connected to it via USB. Transfer speeds almost never surpass 15mb/s via wifi.

Does anyone know how fast the wifi transfer speeds are on a connected USB drive in a 6th gen airport extreme?


macrumors G3
Mar 26, 2013
Elkton, Maryland
Wow, so not much of an improvement.... that's terrible. Why are the speeds so slow?
The Extreme is not an NAS device in nature, it is simply a secondary feature. That being said, I find the performance to be quite acceptable for all of my needs including Time Machine, software installs, and video content.
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