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It seems like it's challenging getting facts on flash drive read write data speeds. I grabbed a cheap crucial flash drive a while back only to notice how absolutely horrible the write speeds were on the thing.

Since I'll be plugging this into a lot of systems lacking usb3.0 I wanted to know if any of you have had really good experiences with any particular models that can be purchased at present?
Edited by [\/]Paris - 2/10/11 at 8:34pm
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I love my corsair flash voyager gt 16gb. its also the fastest flash drive out of the half dozen I have had.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Blackout51 View Post
I love my corsair flash voyager gt 16gb. its also the fastest flash drive out of the half dozen I have had.
What kind of read speeds do you usually get with it?

The crucial was only getting 5mbps on small writes O_O

I saw that the Xporter was recommended in another thread:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-252-_-Product
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Nevermind reviews of that drive look pretty excellent, thanks.
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If I remember right when I first got it, it was getting between 25-30 read and 15-20 write in CrystalDiskMark. I just ran it and got about 20/10. Reformatting it right now. (Its nearly 2 years old now and gotten alot of use, doesn't flash degrade/have a limited lifespan?)

This also looks like a good flash drive too, might have to be my next one haha
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820211521
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I read somewhere that the A-data 3.0 usb flash drives get some of the highest possible 2.0 speeds.
    
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