Summary: This flash drive has moderate performance between ADATA S102 and Silicon Power Marval M01 USB 3.0 flash drives (similar prices). read speed -- 63.3MB/s write speed -- 17-24.8 MB/s (depending on OS and system)
Good quality device with poor write speeds, but good read speed.
14 October 2013
Summary: This flash drive is well made and I like that you don't have to worry about a cap. I have eight of these I purchased in 2012, that perform very well at 25Mb/s write and 60Mb/s read on USB 3.0. These new ones could only write at a max of 10MB/s, although they read at 78Mb/s.
Summary: Patriot may have a decent reputation in RAM, but this flash memory is definitely not up-to-par, at least not for always-on applications. Caveat emptor!
Pros: Cheap, decent speed
Cons: The reliability of these drives is the absolute pits. I ordered two of them at the same time with the intention of having them be an OS drive for my NAS (with a spare, just in case). I ordered and received these drives in January. The first one failed by April with bad sectors. Patriot's "diagnos...
Summary: 8 GB of data storage for just a little more than $10. And not only that, but this device works like a click pen for hiding/protecting the USB plug. Speeds are not nearly as impressive as some other USB 3.0 drives, but if you are using this device for music, movies, or documents, they should be more...
Summary: It works well, plug and plays exactly as it should. USB transfer speeds are good. It automatically retracts when you unplug it, which caught me off guard the first time it happened, but is a convenient feature if you think about it.