Jun 27, Hi, My WD My Cloud drive is very slow when I try to connect on it with my iMac ( macOS version Sierra ). I saw a lot of members with the. Sep 9, I have persevered with this WDMyCloud device for quite a long time It works OK(ish) in Windows, but on my Mac, it is unbearably slow. as.
I will post results after test is complete. Hope this helps you.
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Esqarrouth Esqarrouth 1 1 7. Router is connected with an ethernet cable to my WD Cloud, my pc is connected to my router with an ethernet cable also. Still I think this file transfer speed is very low and it doesn't explain the response time at all. My dropbox currently has more storage in it and has a much faster response time, while browsing.
Your transfer speeds cannot be helped because your plugging in a USB 3. You have your answer then. Your network connection is only mbps instead of mbps. Its 10 time slower.
Nicolas Manzini Nicolas Manzini 1 8. If you're transferring data over wifi; keep in mind wifi N tends to max out around mbps lower than its rating, but in the real world this is typical , with G tending to and AC in the range. What is the speed of the file transfer? How are you determining the actual speed of the transfer? Even if I just try to open a folder.
The problem is recent. I saw some members with the same issue as mine and it looks like the solution is to change some configuration that involves decrease the Mac security….
Using SMB drastically improved the speed transfer. I created some shortcuts to mount my drive using SMB and it works perfectly now. Support Downloads Knowledge Base. German Spanish Italian French.
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LACA I saw a lot of members with the same problem.