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Hardware Kingston DataTraveler 300 256GB USB Review

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Sifter3000, 2 Aug 2009.

  1. msm722

    msm722 New Member

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    This to me looks more like a "look what we can do" and if anyone buys it, that's a bonus.
     
  2. Jamie

    Jamie ex-Bit-Tech code junkie

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    LOL actually it was remarkably consistent in Win 7 ;)
     
  4. alphax45

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    The only use I can think of for this is to try out a Linux distro. Then you can save settings/files and such and not worry about space issues.
     
  5. Mr T

    Mr T 4 Left Into Long 3 Right

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    Ill give it 12 months then get one for 20 quid. ;)
     
  6. thehippoz

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    too slow for that kind of space to be useful.. it'd be nice to have but if you had to d/l gigs of data somewhere you don't have 7 hours.. get it faster
     
  7. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN Well-Known Member

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    Woo, now i can carry all my pr0n with me.
     
  8. jhanlon303

    jhanlon303 The Keeper of History

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    They regularly lose whole laptops full of confidential records in Denver. School records, banking, SSN, addresses, everything.

    Easier to guard a small thumb drive than a laptop.

    john
     
  9. dark_avenger

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    lol
     
  10. Saivert

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    I actually broke a Kingston DataTraveler 8GB flash drive in half after being pissed off by the slow write speed.
    With that poor write performance to storage space ratio they are useless. I use them to transfer large video files and I need it to happen quickly dammit.
     
  11. leexgx

    leexgx CPC hang out zone (i Fix pcs i do )

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    needs dual USB/eSata or USB 3 / eSata, for this device to be useful (the Write speed is likely limited by the flash)
     
  12. Xtrafresh

    Xtrafresh It never hurts to help

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    2 many DJs! :rock:
     
  13. SinxarKnights

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    If i got one for free I would prolly just use it for backup. But think about it why would they want to make it eSATA? Sure we have eSATA and all that stuff. But most PCs used in public areas, even servers and what have you are old and sometimes dont even support USB2.0.
     
  14. Dave_M

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    My 2.5" USB drive is perfectly pocket sized. Cost about £50 for a 320 GB LaCie drive and that was quite a few months ago.

    Really can't see the point of this drive. USB flash should always be less than £100 otherwise it looses it's appeal. Ideally it should be about £20 for a very good one.
     
  15. Cptn-Inafinus

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    Are... Are you a spy? :blush:
     
  16. Elton

    Elton Officially a Whisky Nerd

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    E-SATA Thumb Drives Cheesecake!

    That thing is blazing fast.
     
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