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This flash drive (Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 32GB) worth $30?

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Technically $27 with the 10% coupon I have, but I'm rounding up:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220654

My current 8GB one has taken a beating and wasn't fast to begin with. Don't need as much as 64GB and 16GB is too little for me.

Anyway, is there anything better for the price? I ask because I had a good experience with the 8GB USB2.0 one until it got fried.
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What type/size files are you looking at?
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Originally Posted by rui-no-onna View Post

What type/size files are you looking at?

Pretty wide variety, from 4GB+ video files down to tiny text files. Hopefully going to hook it up to my Galaxy Nexus occasionally too.
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I've got that drive. I've had it for about a month. I haven't really gotten to try it out on USB3, but it seems to max out 2.0 easily. My co-worker also has the same one, he's had his for about 3 months an likes it a lot. The only thing I don't like is the cap isn't attached and there is no where to fit it when you are using it. I love mine. I don't have to worry about running out of space if I am working on someones computer and need to transfer all there stuff off before I wipe an re-install.
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From here:

Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 16GB


It certainly won't be my choice for copying thousand of small files (e.g. source code, etc) or running portable apps.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rui-no-onna View Post

From here:
Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 16GB
It certainly won't be my choice for copying thousand of small files (e.g. source code, etc) or running portable apps.

I can't say I'd be doing either, it'd basically be a portable storage/backup drive, not that many transfers going on but don't want it too slow for when I do.

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Originally Posted by DarkrReign2049 View Post

I've got that drive. I've had it for about a month. I haven't really gotten to try it out on USB3, but it seems to max out 2.0 easily. My co-worker also has the same one, he's had his for about 3 months an likes it a lot. The only thing I don't like is the cap isn't attached and there is no where to fit it when you are using it. I love mine. I don't have to worry about running out of space if I am working on someones computer and need to transfer all there stuff off before I wipe an re-install.

That's good to know, thanks.
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