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backing up to time capsule is slower than transferring files to external disc


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I noticed that if I drag files to an airport drive connected to the time capsule they transfer faster than it takes time machine to back up file to time capsule's HD. Is there a reason why time capsule backups take longer or is it just a problem with mine?
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It is not a problem.

Dragging a few files over to be copied is naturally going to be faster than backing up 'all' the files...

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no, thats not what i meant. I meant the transfer rate is slower
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