Rclone crypt backup question

I have 3 Gdrives, 2 decrypted and 1 encrypted. The 2 decrypted are clones of each other. if i were to lose the encrypted gdrive, would it be faster to copy the content from one of my backups to a new gdrive encrypted or if i backup the encrypted gdrive, i would be faster to copy that instead to a new gdrive?

I hope my question is clear :slight_smile:

What is slow is the network - the encryption itself takes very little time in comparison.

In general though if you want to copy an encrypted remote, copying the encrypted files is the right thing to do.

Ok thanks, then I will make a copy of the crypt itself.