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Samsung MUF 64AB AM FIT Plus 64GB 200MB s USB 3 1 Flash Drive

Last Updated: August 12, 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.8
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
638
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
50
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200 GB
MEMORY
Yes
USB
3.1
NUMBER OF USB PORTS

Review Summary - 588 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Memory
 168
storage, flash drive, gb, capacity, usb
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Very fast flash drive  ...  "
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" ...  I love this drive, it's quick boots right up and is seem always on my Windows 10 devices, low profile and has a huge capacity  ...  "
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" ...  I needed a small, fast, USB3 flash drive so I could install Linux for use with another person's laptop for my work.  ...  "
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" ...  It is great how well balanced is this memory, read/write speeds, size and price have no match against it.  ...  "
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" ...  I think I’m pretty easy to please when it comes to a flash drive.  ...  "
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" ...  Smallest USB dongle that I could find for the largest usb dongle storage.  ...  "
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" ...  Was very happy with flash drive when received.  ...  "
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" ...  By using this high capacity jump drive I am able to have more data in my Laptop. ... Please note that the real capacity is not 256 gb but 239 gb only  ...  "
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Overall performance
 112
speed, speeds, write speed, read, write speeds
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Happy with the performance  ...  "
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" ...  Super fast memory, I bought 5, 1 was death on arrival.  ...  "
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" ...  I use as adjunct to 256gb sshd  ...  "
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" ...  These drives are very fast but do run a bit warm.  ...  "
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" ...  Large enough for any of my files and super fast!  ...  "
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" ...  While I'd love to see better write speeds, the drive functions as expected and the price is reasonable.  ...  "
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" ...  Transfer Rate Is Very Fast  ...  "
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" ...  The write speeds are a little slower than a true SSD but the compactness is awesome.  ...  "
Size
 84
size, compact, carry, storage, capacity
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Fast, small and stable.  ...  "
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" ...  I like it, it's a bit bigger than some I have seen, but not so big to be cumbersome, and I appreciate that it's easier to grab on to and pull out of the drive.  ...  "
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" ...  Compact size is perfect for my lt.  ...  "
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" ...  Needed for small size to put music in car.  ...  "
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" ...  Great price for its compact size and storage capacity.  ...  "
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" ...  Works really good nice and compact very pleased  ...  "
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" ...  Fast, super portable, but easy to lose which has nothing to do with the performance.  ...  "
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" ...  Convenient size and easy to use  ...  "
Ports
 74
drive, port, ports, usb 3 0, drives
+82%
-18%
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" ...  I wanted a fast USB 3 thumb drive I could install Linux onto and use like a normal workstation. ... The compact size is nice, though it's a little wide and can block adjacent ports if they're close.  ...  "
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" ...  Great usb flash, would totally buy again  ...  "
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" ...  I never have had a Samsung USB drive go bad on me.  ...  "
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" ...  I had a similar small USB on my keychain but it was at 2.0 speeds and this upgrade to 3.0 is very welcome.  ...  "
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" ...  I love the low profile of the flash drive which fits snuggly and seamless in the usb port in the center console.  ...  "
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" ...  It operates like a dream, especially if you're running it in a full 3.1 flash port. ... But that said, i use it on an old server 2.0 port and it works better than windows.  ...  "
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" ...  In the computer appliance and embedded server world, "fit" USB drives are the defacto standard for the boot drive. ... This is what I got the drives for, and why they would be in a RAID setup (again, common defacto standard for "fit" USB drives).  ...  "
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" ...  This is my second Samsung small-formfactor USB drive, both of which have been purchased for use in my cars. ... Samsung USB drives are highly recommended.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 57
devices, recognized, windows 10, windows, macbook
+65%
-35%
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" ...  Great color match for 2018 Mac Mini!  ...  "
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" ...  Just created my TeslaCam folder and the recognized it right away.  ...  "
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" ...  for my nvidia shield tv .  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this for my chromebook.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s fast and large size - can generally stay in the USB of my MacBook.  ...  "
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" ...  Plug and play on our Mac Book Pro.  ...  "
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" ...  My MacBook Pro recognized it right away.  ...  "
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" ...  - MacBook Pro 10,1 (Retina, Mid 2012)  ...  "
Product Reliability
 46
drive, failed, stopped working, sandisk, recognized
+59%
-41%
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" ...  Booting and Indexing with my UConnect is extremely fast and I have not had any failures or errors.  ...  "
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" ...  Works flawlessly since the past 2 months.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this to replace my SANDisk Blair 128GB which I bought a few years ago.  ...  "
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" ...  I did buy it few months ago . ... n is working great.  ...  "
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" ...  Using for our Model X for dashcam, been working good for 2 months so far  ...  "
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" ...  Everything worked perfectly the first time and has continued to do so during its first month.  ...  "
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" ...  I've been using SanDisk USBs for as long as I can remember.  ...  "
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" ...  So far working good.  ...  "
USB
 44
drive, drives, stick, usb 3 1, hard drive
+77%
-23%
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" ...  USB drives have come a long way since I last tried this!  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great and fast little USB drive.  ...  "
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" ...  On my newer laptop this unit really shows its transfer speed 10 to 20x USB 2.  ...  "
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" ...  This USB, when it works fine, is pretty fast and has a very low profile.  ...  "
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" ...  Fits very snugly in the USB port, but is isn’t hard to remove.  ...  "
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" ...  My preferred speed test is to zero out the entire USB.  ...  "
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" ...  Great usb flash, would totally buy again  ...  "
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" ...  It is a basic USB drive that functions as you would anticipate.  ...  "
Fit
 34
plastic, ring, broke, usb, tesla dash cam
+76%
-24%
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" ...  Perfect, small, fit usb stick.  ...  "
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" ...  Just right for the storage of the dash cam footage on the Tesla.  ...  "
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" ...  Enter the Samsung FIT Plus 128GB mini pen drive.  ...  "
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" ...  Fantastic for my dash cam  ...  "
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" ...  It's cheap, stays out of the way, and holds a lot.  ...  "
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" ...  Tesla just enabled the TeslaCam dash cam, so I got one of these since it's small and compact, and have it plugged into the front slots in the Tesla to record.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for my tesla dash cam.  ...  "
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" ...  It's pretty quick, fairly low profile and holds a good amount.  ...  "
Software Platform
 31
linux, fat32, windows 10, os, format
+61%
-39%
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" ...  I can boot and run Windows PE or Linux from these (as needed). ... Even while running an OS from one of these, the heat was not an issue at all.  ...  "
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" ...  It's quite fast - not as fast as the RAID 0 NVMe drives onboard this lappy, but boots from GRUB to Ubuntu Mate's login prompt in less than 20 seconds, and very little discernible difference is noted between booting, say, Chrome, LibreOffice or GIMP in Ubuntu or Windows.  ...  "
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" ...  This includes things like VMWare, FreeNAS, pfSense, OPNsense, and general FreeBSD/Linux systems.  ...  "
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" ...  Have since bought the 128gb version.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this to use with my Raspberry pi and works perfectly.  ...  "
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" ...  Haven't had it that long, but it worked for what I wanted it to do, which was to hold a bootable operating system.  ...  "
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" ...  Booting and Indexing with my UConnect is extremely fast and I have not had any failures or errors.  ...  "
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" ...  Using it for restore points in Linux.  ...  "
Price
 29
good, worth, value, money, storage
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Very well worth the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Fast shipping,awesome price  ...  "
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" ...  Highly recommended and great value.  ...  "
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" ...  A top performer for the money  ...  "
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" ...  Yeah, they cost an extra 50 cents . ... What is your data actually worth !  ...  "
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" ...  Good drive for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product at a great price!  ...  "
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" ...  I know not if it will in the future, but it seems pretty good, and the price was not too bad, so if it does start to overheat, it will be a wash anyways.  ...  "
Build Quality
 29
metal, broke, loop, key ring, keyring
+41%
-59%
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" ...  * The entire point of this drive is portability: however, the fragile loop for the key ring breaks as the plastic is thin and flimsy. ... The slit on the drive for the key ring should have been reinforced with metal: it was not.  ...  "
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" ...  This cannot be left in and put in a bag without risking damage.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had mine less than two months, and the "loop" that allows you to attach it to a key ring/ lanyard is already broken. ... Lanyard might have been fine, but the plastic is too think and too brittle to be able to handle the amount of activity and abuse keys usually take.  ...  "
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" ...  the keyring was cheap thin and plastic .  ...  "
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" ...  plastic part broke though  ...  "
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" ...  The hole is made in plastic housing and after using it twice (maybe) and carrying it on my keys for three months, the 1/16" plastic broke and now it's a useless piece of junk.  ...  "
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" ...  It's a tiny slot that most rings are unable to fit into, and it's plastic which flexes with small pressure. ... I imagine it won't take long at all for this to snap and fall off.  ...  "
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" ...  Be aware that if you are planning to keep this on your keys, the plastic hole on it is not durable enough, mine broke after about a month of having it on my keys.  ...  "
Storage
 24
storage, capacity, small, small size, size
+100%
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" ...  Very small and huge amount of storage.  ...  "
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" ...  For the capacity, this is much more reliable than eternal HDDs.  ...  "
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" ...  It's amazing how much one can put in such a small space.  ...  "
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" ...  Small size and its excellent capacity and easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect Size both in capacity and physically.  ...  "
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" ...  For nine bucks is a good solution to a space & storage problem.  ...  "
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" ...  Transfers were quick and easy, now I just wish I had even more space!  ...  "
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" ...  Very compact but lots of storage.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 17
easy to use, remove, enough, size, removal
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Without one, these little buggers are easy to loose.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and fast accessability.  ...  "
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" ...  It is simply so easy to use.  ...  "
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" ...  - Perfect size and exterior material doesn’t get in the way even on very thin laptops, but also allows easy install and removal.  ...  "
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" ...  Small size and its excellent capacity and easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  High quality, compact, easy to lose but that’s your problem.  ...  "
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" ...  It was easy to format it as FAT32.  ...  "
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" ...  Convenient size and easy to use  ...  "
Sound Quality
 13
car, storing, stereo, size, holds
+77%
-23%
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" ...  This flashdrive is good to storage music.  ...  "
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" ...  Songs for my truck, lots and lots of songs.  ...  "
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" ...  So I piled all my music on this and it's permanently mounted in my 2015 Tahoe.  ...  "
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" ...  It holds alot of music, *alot of music*!  ...  "
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" ...  I use this in my car to store and play music.  ...  "
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" ...  Transferred my music and I'm very happy to have my music in my car again.  ...  "
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" ...  Needed for small size to put music in car.  ...  "
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" ...  It's just the right size and holds all of my music.  ...  "
Comfort
 10
plastic, mine, keys, broke, attached
+40%
-60%
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" ...  It took only the one week for the plastic top to break, so it can no longer stay on my key ring.  ...  "
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" ...  Be aware that if you are planning to keep this on your keys, the plastic hole on it is not durable enough, mine broke after about a month of having it on my keys.  ...  "
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" ...  Today as I was removing it from a device the plastic loop holding the keyring snapped. ... if you decide to get it, be very careful applying lateral pressure or pulling it from the loop - only ever grip it directly and pull it straight out of the device.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had mine less than two months, and the "loop" that allows you to attach it to a key ring/ lanyard is already broken.  ...  "
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" ...  The keychain hole does not hold up to any type of wear.  ...  "
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" ...  I had to make a loop out of wire to even get it to fit on my keys. ... Everyone's keys goes through quite a bit of wear and tear.  ...  "
Setup
 7
install, setup, easy, tesla, linux
+100%
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" ...  - Perfect size and exterior material doesn’t get in the way even on very thin laptops, but also allows easy install and removal.  ...  "
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" ...  Removing the install pen drive, I rebooted into the BIOS, set the boot order to access the USB ZIP drive first, then the onboard HDD, saved the settings, and rebooted.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup/install in a Tesla Model 3 to use with the dash cam and sentry recording features.  ...  "
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" ...  I use this as a portable full installation for Linux mint and it works great.  ...  "
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" ...  Ridiculously easy to activate, just plug it in, drag 'n drop.  ...  "
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" ...  There was no setup involved and I was able to transfer files to the drive with complete ease.  ...  "
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" ...  No problems with running badblocks on it or booting an Ubuntu 18.04 install.  ...  "
Codecs
 7
fat32, reformat, file, exfat, windows
+86%
-14%
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" ...  It was easy to format it as FAT32.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my on-the-go work solution for sharing important files.  ...  "
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" ...  You don't need any additional software for a quick and free format.  ...  "
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" ...  good luck with this one to whoever wants to deal with Exfat formats.  ...  "
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" ...  but don't let that dissuade you from getting this drive since you can easily reformat the file system with a computer and free file formatting software.  ...  "
Marketplace
 7
amazon, advertised, buy
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Seems to be just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  bought on sale for $25.  ...  "
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" ...  Works just as advertised.  ...  "
Design
 7
design, small, size, quality, looks
+86%
-14%
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" ...  I love how sleek it is.  ...  "
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" ...  It is pretty discreet looking once it's plugged in though which is nice.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks like it will last forever .  ...  "
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" ...  Size and quality construction design!!  ...  "
Drivers
 6
windows, fast, enough, drivers, usb
+83%
-17%
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" ...  The best flash Driver , very fast to transfer archives, i recommend it  ...  "
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" ...  With this USB Pen Driver I solve all my problems!  ...  "
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" ...  The first has now been installed for almost 18 months in my daily driver and has performed flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  It's very fast and has enough to space to hold all the relevant driver and installation files for all of my computers.  ...  "
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" ...  This is Just enough for Windows install and drivers  ...  "
Apps
 6
windows, files, fat32, apps, 3rd party
+100%
comment
" ...  download a program .  ...  "
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" ...  This was purchased for storage for Wii homebrew apps, and is exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  stores a lot of music files and very fast.  ...  "
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" ...  Portable Apps, photo backup, Word files.  ...  "
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" ...  For this application upload and download speeds don't matter very much.  ...  "
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" ...  I've used this to install Windows 10 and assorted "fresh start" programs a couple of times now.  ...  "
Resolution
 5
drive, 4k, usb 3 0, usb, gb
+100%
comment
" ...  My test was using a "USB 3.0" flash drive I had sitting around in a stand alone HD tuner I bought that also has a DVR usb slot .  ...  "
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" ...  I can transfer files from and to my PC and it is really fast, it can read 4K files without an issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Why I need a external HD?  ...  "
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" ...  I highly recommend this one, especially if you are stuck with low hd capacity macbook.  ...  "
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" ...  The HD in my laptop is only 32 GB anyway, so I'll use this 64 GB USB drive to keep my HD backed up on a regular basis.  ...  "
Heating
 5
hot, issues, heats, get
+80%
-20%
comment
" ...  Fast, small, durable and I haven't noticed any heat issues.  ...  "
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" ...  I won't be spending a whole lot of time up and downloading to it so I won't comment on heating.  ...  "
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" ...  No heat issues as I moved @30GB to it.  ...  "
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" ...  No heat issues at all on older devices, even with large, continuous xfers.  ...  "
Mouse
 4
wireless, usb, noise, less, dongle
+100%
comment
" ...  Its as small as a wireless mouse dongle.  ...  "
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" ...  no bigger then the mouse usb controller but Big storage and fast  ...  "
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" ...  Less noise on 2.4GHZ than others I tried and that means I can use my wireless mouse now (someone should have caught that before USB 3.0 was made).  ...  "
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" ...  It is about the same size as the doodad used for the bluetooth function on my mouse.  ...  "
CD/DVD
 4
cd, purchased, loading, drive
+100%
comment
" ...  Because of the low profile of this unit and because of its enormous capacity, I'm able to have hundreds of CDs with uncompressed music at my immediate disposal.  ...  "
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" ...  This drive works great and hasn't given me any issues.  ...  "
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" ...  SInce new computers don't normally come with restore discs anymore, you have to make a bootable windows backup with a USB stick.  ...  "
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" ...  However, once that got sorted out loading it was easy and fast, even loading whole cd's.  ...  "
Returns
 4
worth, return, price
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  I'm a bit upset that I didn't return it for a refund before the return window was up.  ...  "
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" ...  Trying to recover or get a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  definitely returning it.  ...  "
Features
 4
dashcam, using, tesla model 3, use, model 3
+100%
comment
" ...  Would recommend to any Model 3 owner looking to use the dashcam feature.  ...  "
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" ...  64 GB for the sentry and dashcam features.  ...  "
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" ...  Using this for teslacam, works great with the Sentry mode on Teslas.  ...  "
Storage
 3
card, storage, one, memory, drive
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  I wanted to experiment with an alternative brand, because their SD cards have been rock solid.  ...  "
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" ...  I had put part of them on a mini SD card which was "top of the line" for speed and is still the smallest storage device around, just a couple years ago.  ...  "
Video Playback
 3
video, store, recording, movie
+100%
comment
" ...  It has made my FMP-X10 my 4K video and movie device and useful again.  ...  "
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" ...  Really impressed with how small and performant it is, using it to store some dashcam video, would recommend.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great for recording videos and playing music in my Tesla Model 3.  ...  "
Product As Described
 3
advertised
+100%
comment
" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
comment
" ...  Seems to be just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Works just as advertised.  ...  "
ISP
 3
read, mbps, fast
+100%
comment
" ...  I works great and fast data transfer too.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have it permanently connected.  ...  "
FM
 3
car, audio, start
+100%
comment
" ...  Bought to have my whole CD collection with me at all times plugging into radio face of vehicles.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Got this for my Toyota 4runner audio and another car with a Kenwood after market radio.  ...  "
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" ...  Best part,Volts audio system defaults to it now,instead of FM radio, so I don't have to go through the menu each time I start the car to connect my phone to it anymore,it just starts playing music from the flash drive as soon as I start it .  ...  "
Network
 3
read, reads
+100%
comment
" ...  Not bad for a mid-range device.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I have seen it reach 200 mbps in a real world transfer (read speed, of course).  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
USB:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  3.1 
Memory
Memory:  200 GB
200 GB
MEMORY
Yes
USB
3.1
NUMBER OF USB PORTS