Re: Two of the fastest USB 3 flash drives currently available
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Hi Carlos, do you know if the drive is backwards compatible? I have a Kingston drive that is really slow and it doesn’t encourage me to want to use the drive that often. lol
From: Carlos [mailto:carlos1106@...]
Sent: Monday, April 11, 2016 11:16 AM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Two of the fastest USB 3 flash drives currently available
I did receive the drive. First, the construction is all metal which is nice and not very common in less expensive models. Second, the listed speeds are 400MB/s read and 270MB/s write which is rather impressive for a flash drive. Although rarely do the listed speeds match real world usage. However, many reviewers indicated that their tests at least came close to matching these specifications. I haven't performed any actual benchmarks myself, but the drive is definitely fast. I think many people are under the impression that if they purchase a USB 3 flash drive, it will automatically take full advantage of USB 3 speeds which is definitely not the case. But just to keep things in prospective, a High-speed USB 3 flash drive such as this one is significantly faster than a typical internal SATA III 7200 RPM mechanical drive. Although not quite as fast as most even halfway decent solid state drives.