Folder Replica - Peformance comparison

How does folder Replica compare to other software in specific feature performance?

>Test n.1<

Hardware info: Tests are done using Hard-drive of folder A on eSata and hard drive of Folder B on USB 2.0.

syncMode: Backup A->B (Advanced) aka Mirror Mode aka One Way sync

Test description: Location A has 21.413 files and 1838 folders with total size of 104GB, Files are mostly mp3 files. The test is to stimulate backup(mirror) of these files to backup location B where Folders MP3-23 and 24 are missing (of size 8,4GB) and MP3-21 and 22 are present with a different folder name (Mp3-21,22 Music of total size 8,7GB)

 

The test included measuring times for both analysis and syncactions. All files have filenames western-european encoding. Less time is better .

Program

Folder Replica (registered donation)

Allway Sync

Free File Sync

Pure Sync

Version
1.02
11.3.5
3.19
3.1.2
Analysis time
3:00
0:16
0:07
0:51
Sync Time
5:18
10:40
10:16
10:11
Total
8:18
10:56
10:23
11:02
Used Renamed files/folders
Yes
No - deleted files
No - deleted files
No - deleted files
Data copied to reach full sync (less is better)
8,4GB
17,1GB
17,1GB
17,1GB

 

Conclusion: Folder replica completed the sync fastest of all and recognized renamed files so amount of necessary disk transfer was minimized reducing hard drive transfer load.

 

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