I don’t think to show you options, definitely you’ll select USB pen drive. Correct?USB pen drives are widely used for quick data transfer because it makes easier to copy and paste data from one computer to another. In the future, there may be another device to transfer data. But at the present time USB pen drives are much popular among us. But sometimes, It might be painful when these drive performs slow. There are many factors for the slow performance of the pen drives. I am trying here to explain with solutions.
Factors of Slow Pen Drives Performance
1. USB Port Version
|USB Versions and data transfer speeds|
|USB 1.1||1.5 MB/s||1st Generation|
|USB 2.0||60 MB/s||2nd Generation|
|USB 3.0||625 MB/s||3rd Generation|
So for faster speed, we need to use USB 3.0, this is the latest version of pen drives.
2. Type of Files
Data transfer rate depends on types of files that you are transferring. Files like Songs, Docs, Videos can be transferred quickly.
3. Aging of the Pen-drive
Learn: How to Speed Up Your Pen drive for faster Data Transfer
1. Always Select NTFS File System
We are changing the file system to NTFS because FAT 32 can not handle large files(more than 4GB) data.
2. Changing Device Policy
Under pen drive properties tab click on hardware select your USB device and click on Properties a new window should pop up in that window click on change Settings.
Suggestion: After changing the device policy and check on better performance then you must always eject your pen drive only after clicking on safely remove your USB option in task bar and it is always recommended to remove the pen drive from USB port when it is not in use.
3. Check For Disk ERoors
Under the properties tab of pen drive