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Discussion on Article:
10 USB Flash Drives Roundup

Started by: Starcub | Date 10/29/06 12:35:41 AM
Comments: 22 | Last Comment:  12/21/15 10:43:30 AM


The graphs do not agree with the text, please review the article.
0 0 [Posted by:  | Date: 10/29/06 01:13:20 PM]

I was disappointed that some of the more recent candidates aren't in there, including OCZ Rally2 (replaces original Rally), ATP ToughDrive (30/20MB), Memina Rocket (30/20MB), Patriot Xporter XT (32MB), and last but not the least, Buffalo FireStix RUF2 Type-R (32/27MB). If SanDisk Extreme IV CompactFlash[1]'s speed is of any indication, there may be a USB varient waiting in near future. Too bad nobody in North America sold the Buffalo flash....

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0 0 [Posted by:  | Date: 10/30/06 07:56:25 PM]

I think it would have been useful to identify more clearly what type boot-disk formatting was allowed by the drives. For example, I have been clobbered by the Apacer HT203 (previous model) only allowing itself to be formatted as a bootable ZIP format drive. This format has quite limited support as a bootable option by most BIOS's. Therefor I could not boot my thinkpad of of it. The ability to be able to boot off a flash drive is an important criteria to any evaluation.
0 0 [Posted by:  | Date: 11/01/06 05:19:36 AM]


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