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post #1 of 8
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What's the best USB flash drive under $30? Would like something that write fast in large and small files.

Thank you!
post #2 of 8
ON BF i know they were selling 8 GB patriot flash drives

With the indestructible rubber coat

31Mbs Read

Lets see how much it is now..


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-252-_-Product

$18
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post #3 of 8
all usb 2.0 drives are about the same speeds, 20mbps-35mbps

usb 3.0 runs at 75mbps-125mbps for me, but your mobo also needs to have usb 3.0

If your company is paying for it, get a usb 3.0 ssd thumb drive.
    
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Is there any way to make USB 3.0 work without getting a new mobo?
post #5 of 8
yea PCIE USB 3.0 card

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-002-_-Product
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post #6 of 8
+1 for the Xporter. I have the 16GB myself, and it works really well. It looks like it's just at the $30 mark too.
post #7 of 8
my HTPC motherboard doesnt have usb 3.0, so i bought a usb 3.0 pci-e card and connected it to a front panel adapter. looks slick and is very convenient.

evga 2-port usb 3.0 pci-e card
Silverstone usb 3.0 front panel
    
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post #8 of 8

i suggest a lacie iamakey

i have two with my keys and they're great!

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