Best USB Drive

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by SightUp, Jun 7, 2015.

  1. SightUp

    SightUp MDL Senior Member

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    What is the best 3.0 USB drive for under 15-20 dollars? I intend to put Windows on it so I presume that read speeds are the most important thing.
     
  2. sebus

    sebus MDL Guru

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    For this money ... NONE
     
  3. R29k

    R29k MDL GLaDOS

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    Cant know if it's fake, better off buying from Amazon.
     
  4. Flipp3r

    Flipp3r MDL Expert

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    Your right at looking at 16/32GB usb drives. Don't get bigger.
    I've owned a number of the sandisk extreme flash drives (bought for the speed) & have found them not to be fully compatible (for booting) on some motherboards.
    Currently using the 32GB Kingston DataTraveler R3.0 G2 USB Flash drive without any issues. Has worked on everything I've plugged it into...
     
  5. R29k

    R29k MDL GLaDOS

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    @burfadel
    If you buy off Amazon and it's fake you can complain and get a refund, Amazon will step in if the seller won't, I have no idea what will happen to you on Fleabay.
     
  6. XinsaneX

    XinsaneX MDL Novice

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    I'm currently using the Kingston DataTraveler G4 i think it is the model name and it's about that money.
     
  7. Stewox

    Stewox MDL Junior Member

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    As people mentioned you definitely want to go with USB3.0 for a drive.
     
  8. hosting gia re

    hosting gia re MDL Novice

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    USB 3.0 is approximately US $ 10 purchase is even more depending on the manufacturer if a good buy, the price may be higher.
     
  9. Rockfella

    Rockfella MDL Novice

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    Windows install real fast on a USB3 flash drive on a desktop that has inbuilt (no driver needed) USB3 ;)

    Mine does. Full installation is a breeze. You'll love it :worthy:
     
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  10. spidernz

    spidernz MDL Senior Member

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