Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
FCC Proposes More 6 GHz Spectrum For Unlicensed Use
Latest Firefox Brings Enhanced Tracking Protection
Uber to Increase London Fares to Fund All-Electric Future
Western Digital Releases 3D NAND UFS Embedded Flash Drive, WD Purple microSD Card and Video Surveillance Data Management
Qualcomm Releases Smart Headset Reference Design for Amazon Alexa Voice Service
5G Smartphones are Coming in 2019
HTC's Exodus 1 Blockchain Phone Available For Preorder, Costs 0.15 bitcoin
Samsung S10 Series Could Include 5G Model
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > BitTorr...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
BitTorrent Claims Sync File Transfers Faster Than Dropbox, Google, and OneDrive

BitTorrent claims that its Sync cloudless file sharing for transfering big files between devices is significantly faster than other popular cloud services.

The company says Sync was 8x faster than Google Drive, 11x faster than OneDrive, and 16x faster than Dropbox. The company tested all four services by syncing a 1.36GB MP4 video file between two PCs. The transfer took 41 seconds with Sync, 11:24 with Dropbox, 7:39 with OneDrive, and 6:01 with Google Drive. All traffic traveled via hard line Ethernet cables through the company's 1 Gbps up/down connection.

The impact on you at home: While BitTorrent's study has an obvious inherent bias, it reinforces what we already know: it's hard to beat peer-to-peer file transfers in terms of speed. The bottom line for users is that if you need to transfer a big file at home, then BitTorrent Sync is your best bet to get it done fast. The only downside is that since Sync is "cloudless," you can't make room on your hard drive by offloading a big file onto third party servers the way you can with Dropbox or OneDrive.

It is obvious that it'shard to beat peer-to-peer file transfers in terms of speed. However, BitTorrent's test was based on local file transfers for Sync and not remote file sharing. It would be interesting to see how much impact remote transfers would have on Sync's speeds compared to cloud services.

Google Unveils Inbox        All News        ARM Extends Scalability of CoreLink
Google Unveils Inbox     General Computing News      ARM Extends Scalability of CoreLink

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
μTorrent Web Browser-based Tool Released
BitTorrent Now Music And Video App Launched
BitTorrent Has A New Messaging App
BitTorrent's Project Maelstrom Browser Available for Download
BitTorrent And Rapid Eye Studios To Launch BitTorrent Originals
Project Maelstrom: BitTorrent's Browser Enters Alpha Phase
BitTorrent Sync 2.0 Coming Next Year
BitTorrent U Secure Online Calling Software Bleep
BitTorrent Seeks Users' Feedback on New Product
BitTorrent Sync for iOS Coming This Week
BitTorrent to Monetize Its Platform With BitTorrent Bundle Alpha
BitTorrent Sync Alpha Now Open To All

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .