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Windows 7: 8GB Flash Drive Suggestions?

25 Aug 2009   #1
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 
8GB Flash Drive Suggestions?

Hey guys, yours truly again.

Recently as some of you know, my kitten (Halo) knocked over my Xbox 360 (3' drop) with my 4GB flash drive in the front of it.

Xbox 360 is fine, but the flash drive is just about dead. Its LED is broken, I have to bend the rear of it up to get Windows to detect it (and continue holding it otherwise it thinks it disconnected.

Anyways, I'm looking for a new Flash Drive, preferably 8gb since I did run into some ISO's that wouldn't fit on the 4gb (Fedora DVD ISO, OSx86 ISO's, etc).

I'm currently looking at this, but want your feedback as well. The reviews on this one look good, but still will look at any other options.

One small thing, try to keep things below a total cost of $25.


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25 Aug 2009   #2
chuckr

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

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGundam View Post
Hey guys, yours truly again.

Recently as some of you know, my kitten (Halo) knocked over my Xbox 360 (3' drop) with my 4GB flash drive in the front of it.

Xbox 360 is fine, but the flash drive is just about dead. Its LED is broken, I have to bend the rear of it up to get Windows to detect it (and continue holding it otherwise it thinks it disconnected.

Anyways, I'm looking for a new Flash Drive, preferably 8gb since I did run into some ISO's that wouldn't fit on the 4gb (Fedora DVD ISO, OSx86 ISO's, etc).

I'm currently looking at this, but want your feedback as well. The reviews on this one look good, but still will look at any other options.

One small thing, try to keep things below a total cost of $25.
Wally-World, take your pick:

Search results for 8gb usb - Walmart
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25 Aug 2009   #3
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ChuckR View Post
Wally-World, take your pick:

Search results for 8gb usb - Walmart
Thanks but I was looking for specific recommendation. Not a walmart list of em. :P
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25 Aug 2009   #4
Sassa

 
 

I have Kingston 8GB USB DT Mini Slim...
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25 Aug 2009   #5
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Sassa View Post
I have Kingston 8GB USB DT Mini Slim...
Fast/Slow Transfer speeds?
Sturdy, durable, flimsy?
Cheap, Pricey?

Oh and congratulations on Power User.
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25 Aug 2009   #6
Sassa

 
 

Writing speed is around 15MB/s
Reading speed is around 30MB/s

It cost around 17 euros (24$) in my country...
PS - Thanks
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25 Aug 2009   #7
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Here is the one I have been using for 90 days. It's the fastest and best made I have seen personally. I love it. You can get it for about $40.

27 Mbs read
16 Mbs write

The Best USB Keys - Kingston DataTraveler HyperX - Full Review - Reviews by PC Magazine
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25 Aug 2009   #8
Dark Nova Gamer

Windows 7 Ultimate, OS X 10.7, Ubuntu 11.04
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nate42nd View Post
Here is the one I have been using for 90 days. It's the fastest and best made I have seen personally. I love it. You can get it for about $40.

27 Mbs read
16 Mbs write

The Best USB Keys - Kingston DataTraveler HyperX - Full Review - Reviews by PC Magazine
A bit above my price range.
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25 Aug 2009   #9
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DarkNovaGundam View Post
A bit above my price range.
Here's one for half the price. I have one of these too.

Newegg.com - SanDisk Cruzer 8GB Flash Drive (USB 2.0 Portable) Model SDCZ36-008G-A11 - USB Flash Drives

It's very nice too.
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25 Aug 2009   #10
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nate42nd View Post
Here's one for half the price. I have one of these too.

Newegg.com - SanDisk Cruzer 8GB Flash Drive (USB 2.0 Portable) Model SDCZ36-008G-A11 - USB Flash Drives

It's very nice too.
nate

this one was rated 1 of 5 and some comments abt it. did you have any problems with yours?
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