What's the wait type for the process while that backup is running?
Edit: Is that extra quote in your statement a typo?
BACKUP DATABASE 'Databasename' TO DISK = 'E:\'filename.BAK'
BACKUP DATABASE 'Databasename' TO DISK = 'E:\'filename'.BAK'
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