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Prime Suspect wrote:Does it come with a racing stripe?
If it was USB 3.0...then yes!
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TheMrBillShow wrote:The specs seem to check out at the manufacturer...
They claim up to 3MBs as the write speed... real-world conditions can expect 2/3 of the claimed speed, or about 2MBs...
IT WILL TAKE ALMOST NINE HOURS (9) TO WRITE 64GB TO THIS DRIVE...
Any flash drive this large is USELESS, if it is also this SLOW...
I'm test benchmarking some new flash drives right now... and most are almost 10 time faster than this drive...
I was with you until the generality: "Any flash drive this large is USELESS, if it is also this SLOW..."
Some people save docs, (not total backups) and will add a few each day. In my case, a single 60 second audio file. I don't know if everyone needs to back up 60+ GB all the time in the real world.
However, I am more concerned with reliability and the concern over putting all my data-eggs in one big basket.
acpress.com Not cute, but useful.