Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Hard Drives & Storage › Need a fast 8GB flash drive
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Need a fast 8GB flash drive

post #1 of 10
Thread Starter 
I have been looking at flash drives and it seems that all of the drives in the 8GB range have really slow read/write speeds.

Does anyone know of a 8GB usb drive that gets write speeds of at least 8-10 MB/s?

I'm not looking to spend a fortune, so cheaper is better!
My Pwny!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 920 Asus M3A79-T Deluxe 6950 2GB 8GB @ 800Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
Perc 5/i Raid 0 w/ 2x 320GB + Raid 5 w/ 6x 750GB Windows 7 x64 Pro Antec 850W Antec 1200 
  hide details  
Reply
My Pwny!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 920 Asus M3A79-T Deluxe 6950 2GB 8GB @ 800Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
Perc 5/i Raid 0 w/ 2x 320GB + Raid 5 w/ 6x 750GB Windows 7 x64 Pro Antec 850W Antec 1200 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 10
The Kingston Secure - Privacy editions I think can do that, unfortunately they are very pricey.

Link
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2D T7100 1.8 ghz (undervolted) ummm... Dell Intel X3100 2 x 1gb 667mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Fujitsu 7200 RPM 120gb CD-RW/DVD dual boot Vista business 1440x900 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2D T7100 1.8 ghz (undervolted) ummm... Dell Intel X3100 2 x 1gb 667mhz 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Fujitsu 7200 RPM 120gb CD-RW/DVD dual boot Vista business 1440x900 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 10
I dont know which one is fast, but I can tell you, the Transcend 8Gb drive is in no way, shape or form fast. I threw mine away I was so frustrated with it!
My System
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
6850K ASUS X99-AII eVGA GTX 1060 32Gb Team Vulcan DDR4 3000 Cas 15 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 960 EVO NVME Crucial M500 Seagate HDD Samsung F3 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
H100i Windows 10 Pro 64 Samsung KU6300 40" Corsair K70 Vengeance 
PowerCaseMouse
Seasonic Gold 750W Phantek Enthoo Pro M Logitech G9X 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
6850K ASUS X99-AII eVGA GTX 1060 32Gb Team Vulcan DDR4 3000 Cas 15 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 960 EVO NVME Crucial M500 Seagate HDD Samsung F3 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
H100i Windows 10 Pro 64 Samsung KU6300 40" Corsair K70 Vengeance 
PowerCaseMouse
Seasonic Gold 750W Phantek Enthoo Pro M Logitech G9X 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 10
Patriot Xporter XT. I have it and use it for ReadyBoost, it is fast as hell.
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16820220252
post #5 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by trueg50 View Post
The Kingston Secure - Privacy editions I think can do that, unfortunately they are very pricey.

Link
If you look at the first one Trueg50 linked, it has some great reviews. The bonus is that it is on sale for $39 and it has a capless design. So you dont have to worry about loosing the cap!

The one RussianGrimmReaper is reported as one of the fastest!
My System
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
6850K ASUS X99-AII eVGA GTX 1060 32Gb Team Vulcan DDR4 3000 Cas 15 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 960 EVO NVME Crucial M500 Seagate HDD Samsung F3 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
H100i Windows 10 Pro 64 Samsung KU6300 40" Corsair K70 Vengeance 
PowerCaseMouse
Seasonic Gold 750W Phantek Enthoo Pro M Logitech G9X 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(16 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
6850K ASUS X99-AII eVGA GTX 1060 32Gb Team Vulcan DDR4 3000 Cas 15 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 960 EVO NVME Crucial M500 Seagate HDD Samsung F3 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
H100i Windows 10 Pro 64 Samsung KU6300 40" Corsair K70 Vengeance 
PowerCaseMouse
Seasonic Gold 750W Phantek Enthoo Pro M Logitech G9X 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 10
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by RussianGrimmReaper View Post
Patriot Xporter XT. I have it and use it for ReadyBoost, it is fast as hell.
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16820220252
I was getting ready to buy this because it had the $20 rebate and free shipping then when I went to check out it was suddenly out of stock. GRRRRR
My Pwny!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 920 Asus M3A79-T Deluxe 6950 2GB 8GB @ 800Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
Perc 5/i Raid 0 w/ 2x 320GB + Raid 5 w/ 6x 750GB Windows 7 x64 Pro Antec 850W Antec 1200 
  hide details  
Reply
My Pwny!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 920 Asus M3A79-T Deluxe 6950 2GB 8GB @ 800Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
Perc 5/i Raid 0 w/ 2x 320GB + Raid 5 w/ 6x 750GB Windows 7 x64 Pro Antec 850W Antec 1200 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by RussianGrimmReaper View Post
Patriot Xporter XT. I have it and use it for ReadyBoost, it is fast as hell.
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16820220252
I have a 2GB version of the XT and it is plain out great. I have literally washed it 3 times. Yes. In my pants in the washer. No corruption, no degradation in speed. Quality product.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 3.2 EVGA 780i SLI EVGA GTX 260 SC 6GB (2x2G 2x1G) G.Skill 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2xWD 250gb sata 16mb RAID0 - 500gb ext. Samsung sata burner Vista Ultimate 64 SP1 Samsung 2443BWX 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 Antec Signature SG850 Cosmos S Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
SteelPad QcK 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 3.2 EVGA 780i SLI EVGA GTX 260 SC 6GB (2x2G 2x1G) G.Skill 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2xWD 250gb sata 16mb RAID0 - 500gb ext. Samsung sata burner Vista Ultimate 64 SP1 Samsung 2443BWX 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
G15 Antec Signature SG850 Cosmos S Logitech G5 
Mouse Pad
SteelPad QcK 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 10
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by ericeod View Post
If you look at the first one Trueg50 linked, it has some great reviews. The bonus is that it is on sale for $39 and it has a capless design. So you dont have to worry about loosing the cap!

The one RussianGrimmReaper is reported as one of the fastest!
Well, I went for that drive. It was $37 on buy.com with free shipping. Thanks All!
My Pwny!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 920 Asus M3A79-T Deluxe 6950 2GB 8GB @ 800Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
Perc 5/i Raid 0 w/ 2x 320GB + Raid 5 w/ 6x 750GB Windows 7 x64 Pro Antec 850W Antec 1200 
  hide details  
Reply
My Pwny!
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 920 Asus M3A79-T Deluxe 6950 2GB 8GB @ 800Mhz 
Hard DriveOSPowerCase
Perc 5/i Raid 0 w/ 2x 320GB + Raid 5 w/ 6x 750GB Windows 7 x64 Pro Antec 850W Antec 1200 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by Polo224 View Post
I have a 2GB version of the XT and it is plain out great. I have literally washed it 3 times. Yes. In my pants in the washer. No corruption, no degradation in speed. Quality product.
in the washer..?
Butt Nasty
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E2200 Gigabyte P35-DS3L Sapphire 512/512 2900PRO OCZ Gold GX XTC Rev2.0 PC2-6400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 7200.9 80GB Sony Optiarc 7170A Windows XP Professional Viewsonic VA520 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft 69Y-00001 Cooler Master 600 Extreme Duo w/o PFC Antec Nine Hundred MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
Butt Nasty
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E2200 Gigabyte P35-DS3L Sapphire 512/512 2900PRO OCZ Gold GX XTC Rev2.0 PC2-6400 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Seagate 7200.9 80GB Sony Optiarc 7170A Windows XP Professional Viewsonic VA520 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft 69Y-00001 Cooler Master 600 Extreme Duo w/o PFC Antec Nine Hundred MX518 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 10
http://www.buffalotech.com/products/...b-flash-drive/
27mb read
18mb write

I bought a 4GB I use for readyboost, works good. $50 about 6 months ago
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Hard Drives & Storage
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Hard Drives & Storage › Need a fast 8GB flash drive