Quote from How Long For Initial Sync to Complete
Sync'ing speed really depends on your hardware and Internet connection. The blockchain is 20+ gigs and there's some processing that happens for each block - so it's going to take a while.
SSD drives make a huge difference. Older rotational drives are slow.
There is huge disk traffic on MacBook:
but the blockchain is much smaller:
> pwd /Users/Fyodor/.bitmonero > du -sh * 1.6M bitmonero.log 6.6G lmdb 132K p2pstate.bin
What's the exact processing it does? How to move my wallet (official GUI wallet) from MacBook to Raspberry when finished?