Cons: Actual capacity only 57 GB. Very slow writes. Less than 1 MB/sec sustained write throughput. Here's some sar results from copying files to it with rsync; ext4 fs with journal disabled: 12:00:01 AM DEV tps rd_sec/s wr_sec/s avgrq-sz avgqu-sz await svctm %util 11:20:01 AM sdh 6.56 1.07 1477.03 225.18 139.03 20815.65 150.52 98.80 11:30:01 AM sdh 5.37 0.00 1236.49 230.08 143.46 26831.27 186.08 100.00 At this rate, writing 60 GB would take about a day.
Summary: When i opened this i tested it right away by dragging a 5GB file into it, and the transferring time was relatively quick. The drive looks very nice and has a nice design, and the price for it was definitely worth it. Relatively quick flash drive with a great price.
Summary: Now I don't have to worry when I give someone a set of files on a thumbdrive if I'll get the drive back. In this case I hope it doesn't come back.
Pros: Cheap, they were on sale ($5each) and I should have known better. Every time such a sale happens it's because someone is dumping something already judged useless by the general world.
Cons: CrystalDiskMark took so long to set up the test file for diagnostics that I thought it had crashed. I haven't seen a drive this SLOW in years. 15MB/s read, 5 MB/s write. It is quickly recognized by the Windows7 system (seconds), that is why I gave it two eggs instead of one.