Originally Posted by slaWter
Like I mentioned before, SMBX is much better.
Most importantly the network share access and folder browsing is much faster than in SL.
And the performance is on the same level as my Win 7 PC when copying files to/from my fileserver (Server 2008 R2). Although Windows 7 tends to start off with a really high MB/s value and then slows down. Not sure if those values are accurate.
OS X stays very constant.
I'd say the file transfer takes about the same amount of time.
SMBX really is my favorite "under the hood" change in Lion
that value is initial HDD cache read.