I'm thinking of buying a USB memory stick.

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  1. Ohmy

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    Hi,

    I'm thinking of buying a USB memory stick,

    beacuse I'm going to have much more presentations next term.

    Any suggestions for a nice product?

    Thanks in advance :)

    Ohmy
     
  2. jrmhng

    jrmhng Registered Member

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    That depends on what you want. There are many products out there and getting a cheap generic one will suffice unless you want something different like faster speed or extra durability etc.
     
  3. Creer

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    Hi,
    take a look at SanDisk Cruzer. It is really fast usb drive, i have 4gb version and i can recomend you this product. I tested Cruzer with OCZ rally2 and PQI and SanDisk was faster :)
     
  4. sosaiso

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    I know how hard making these sorts of decisions can be. Do I go cheap? Do I go for size? etc etc.

    I just recently bought the Corsair Flash Voyager 4GB. It's definitely more storage than I'll ever need for documents and things, but I do transfer large video files from place to place. I've had it for about a year, and I'd have to say I'm fairly satisfied with it.

    Pros:
    - Sturdy design. Been through the wash, dropped, stepped on, sat on and it's still working fine.

    Cons:
    - Cap is so easy to lose.
    - Very dusty if you keep it in your pocket. Rubber is a dust MAGNET.
     
  5. Peter2150

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    I use the Lexar Jump Drive Lightning 4gb version.

    I like as it is fast rugged, cap stays on, and it has a decent software package.

    Not the cheapest, but has proven reliable and fast.

    Pete
     
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  7. HURST

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    I always go for Kingston.

    A friend of mine has an LG, but it SLOOOOOWWWW
     
  8. lodore

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    i have a corsair flash voyager 2GB. fast and durable.
    check out the other corsair flash drives on the corsair website.
    link
     
  9. SourMilk

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    Another vote for SanDisk Cruzer. It is fast enough for Vista's Ready Boost and any kind of data.

    SourMilk out
     
  10. Cloudcroft

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    I've been using a Crucial 2GB Gizmo Overdrive, and can recommend it as being fast and reliable.
     
  11. jfd15

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    i got a couple of 4 GB Corsair Flash Voyagers for $10 ea. from Newegg a few weeks ago....work fine for my use....

    i see that you are in Korea, i was going to recommend SD or fatwallet, but you must have similar sites there that keep people apprised of the latest good deals.....
     
  12. Ohmy

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    Thanks all for your replies,
    I really appreciate it.

    :)

    Reagards
    Ohmy
     
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  14. ThunderZ

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    Cruzer :thumb: :thumb: The 2 gig Cruzer is the flagship of my collection which include 2 Lexar, and 3 Kingstons as well. All of various size and with various purposes.
     
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    Cruzer micro skin (the normal one, not the U3 one)

    Cheap, very durable and does exactly what it says on the tin :)
     
  16. ThunderZ

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    Forgot to mention that I uninstalled the U3 software. Found it to proprietary. It also seemed to cause conflicts on my tower when I tried out my Son-in-Laws.
     
  17. HURST

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    I'll buy a flashdrive tomorrow.
    I narrowed it down to 3 choices. I would appreciate suggestions and opinions please, thanks.

    1.- Corsair VoyagerMini 4GB; ~$35

    Pros:
    Rugged, small, high capacity

    Cons:
    Most expensive of all 3

    2.- Sony MicroVault Tiny 1GB; ~$16

    Pros:
    Slim, cheap

    Cons:
    Lowest capacity (sadly I can't get the 4GB model here in my country), I don't trust sony to be such a good flashdrive maker.

    3.- Kingston DataTraveler Mini Migo 4GB; ~$32
    (sorry, couldn't find an english link for this one)

    Pros:
    High capacity, I've always used Kingston with no problems

    Cons:
    U3, I don't need that.
     
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  18. Chuck57

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    We use Sandisk Cruzers. My wife has a 3 of them on which she stores pictures and things. I have one 2G that I keep files on. I'll never fill it. Never had a problem with any of them.
     
  19. ThunderZ

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    :thumb: Would be my choice as well.

    Pros: U3 can be uninstalled. My Sandisk Cruzer Titanium came with it as well. They offer a utility or a simple right click on the tray icon that displays when it is plugged in should do the trick. ;)
     
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