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What is the Fastest 8gb or Bigger Flash Drive?

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My 2GB Voyager GT has me spoiled for speed, but its a little small now.

I'm looking for something bigger (not physically ... hehe) that has around the same speed.

I'm really looking at 16gb drives if there area any moderately fast ones.

I'd rather get it on newegg if possible. Any recommendations?

Thanks in advance!
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820171245
8gb cruzer contour- looks cool too!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820220253

16gb Patriot- Really fast, I have one
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Thanks. ... What kind of write speed do you get on that Patriot?
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Around 21 mb/s
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Originally Posted by kwudude View Post
Around 21 mb/s
For realz?

According to what?
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I have an OCZ Rally 2 16GB and the performance is on par with the Patriot Xporter, both are blazing fast The tip's bent and it still works like a charm.
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On Newegg the fastest 16 GB drive is the OCZ Rally2 16GB which absolutely screams.
and
OCZ ATV 16GB
which is at least as fast as the Rally2 and rugged-erized

Non-Newegg there's the
Rally2 Turbo 8GB
and
8GB ATV Turbo



Both are advertised as the fastest USB drive(s) available- and even though that statement might need to be taken with a grain of salt as "Marketing propaganda" ...
Both sticks are extremely speedy!
(and -of course, ALL come with OCZ'z Lifetime warranty)

(I personally prefer the ATVs) (I've had mine in my pocket daily on my carkeys for over a year NoProbs at all!)

[edit] 8GB ATV Turbo and Rally2 Turbo are both faster than the "Vanilla" Rally2 or regular ATV
(but are only available in up to 8GB, not 16GB)
Edited by SpcCdr - 12/26/08 at 12:57pm
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How about reliability... I've read a TON of reviews on the egg where people's drives are dying quite frequently.
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Bump... I still cant decide. What about that Super Talent Pico C thing?
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