Article ID: 000039046 Content Type: Troubleshooting Last Reviewed: 08/06/2021

Why Is My System Too Slow When Moving Files Between Internal SATA Drives on My Intel® NUC?

Environment

Intel® NUC Kits

windows1064bit

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Summary

Steps to follow when moving data between drives is causing performance issues.

Description

When trying to transfer data between internal SATA drives, the transfer data rate slows down considerably compared to normal data rates.

Resolution
  1. Install the latest BIOS version available, to do this update follow the steps in this link.
  2. Do a clean installation of the OS, see this Microsoft website for step by step on the Windows version needed.
  3. Try another HHD/SSD in case the one use is defective.
  4. Try one stick of RAM at the time
  5. Try a different RAM

If none of the above steps resolve the issue, contact Intel Customer Support.

Additional information
NoteSee the Supported Operating Systems for Intel® NUC Products for a list of Windows* versions supported by your Intel® NUC.