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Windows 7: 8GB Flash Drive Suggestions?

25 Aug 2009   #11
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

No, I have seen some bad reviews too. I have had mine for over a year and just love it. I have portable apps on it and all kinds of stuff. I have nothing but good to say about the Cruzer.

The LED is weird. It really does no good. Mine just fades in and out all the time. That may be a down side for some but I don't care. It' works fine.


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25 Aug 2009   #12
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Nate

Thanks. Im in the market too
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25 Aug 2009   #13
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

That Kingston Hyper X is really good if you can afford it. Mine really a 16GB and it rules.

The Cruzer is nice though. There are so many out there. I have some PNY drives I love. They come with caps you can loose (although I have not lost mine in years)

The PNY ones are highly recommended by me. The LED on those really work good and they are pretty fast. I use those as boot drives for installing Windows.
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25 Aug 2009   #14
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

I like the Kingston myself
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25 Aug 2009   #15
Sassa

 
 

In my country portable HDD (250GB) costs around 100USD
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25 Aug 2009   #16
chuckr

XP_Pro, W7_7201, W7RC.vhd, SciLinux5.3, Fedora12, Fedora9_2x, OpenSolaris_09-06
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGundam View Post
Thanks but I was looking for specific recommendation. Not a walmart list of em. :P
Sorry,
You never mentioned anything about that...

I assumed that your only requirements were:
Quote:
a new Flash Drive, preferably 8gb
want your feedback as well.
will look at any other options.
below a total cost of $25.
My personal specific NON-recommendation would be SanDisk:
I installed XP Pro on a 16 gigger, and it was the slowest dog of any USB-stick that I ever worked with.
By my nature, I am extremely patient concerning most things.
Running the OS on SanDisk was, in my words, EXCRUCIATING...
Took both sticks back to Costco for refund, paid $40 more, and grabbed a 1.5 tera USB HDD instead. (Exactly $109 U.S. plus tax)

Good luck with your choice.
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25 Aug 2009   #17
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I must admit the more I think about all my flash drives, the Sandisk Cruzer IS my LEAST favorite. I like the PNY drives and the Kingston (Hyper-X) they make crappy ones too))

These are the brands I have.
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25 Aug 2009   #18
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ChuckR View Post
Sorry,
You never mentioned anything about that...

I assumed that your only requirements were:
My personal specific NON-recommendation would be SanDisk:
I installed XP Pro on a 16 gigger, and it was the slowest dog of any USB-stick that I ever worked with.
By my nature, I am extremely patient concerning most things.
Running the OS on SanDisk was, in my words, EXCRUCIATING...
Took both sticks back to Costco for refund, paid $40 more, and grabbed a 1.5 tera USB HDD instead. (Exactly $109 U.S. plus tax)

Good luck with your choice.
Well (not being stinjy.. however its spelled), if I wanted Walmart search results I'd have looked myself.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nate42nd View Post
I must admit the more I think about all my flash drives, the Sandisk Cruzer IS my LEAST favorite. I like the PNY drives and the Kingston (Hyper-X) they make crappy ones too))

These are the brands I have.
Lol
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25 Aug 2009   #19
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

I meant Kingston makes bad ones. haha but the Hyper-X is GREAT.

The Hyper-X is VERY nice.
The higher end PNY ones are very nice too.

That last post is confusing at best. I was working.
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25 Aug 2009   #20
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nate42nd View Post
I meant Kingston makes bad ones. haha but the Hyper-X is GREAT.

The Hyper-X is VERY nice.
The higher end PNY ones are very nice too.

That last post is confusing at best. I was working.
I use to just buy whatever I saw. But now I've been starting to buy things after reading reviews, if it has many/few/no issues, etc. =P
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