Kingston DataTraveler 100 G3 USB Drive, 64GB

MX45175 DataTraveler 100 G3 USB Drive, 64GB
MX45175 DataTraveler 100 G3 USB Drive, 64GB MX45175 DataTraveler 100 G3 USB Drive, 64GB MX45175 DataTraveler 100 G3 USB Drive, 64GB MX45175 DataTraveler 100 G3 USB Drive, 64GB

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USB 2 Speed, although it is a USB 3 Drive

Submitted on Tuesday, March 31, 2015
By Marco Fisico
From Calgary, AB

Strengths of the product

USB 3 (Not in speed, but in multitasking capability) It has the extra pins for USB 3 capability, which means if you copy a 20gb file to your usb, then realize you still want to copy some other stuff to the drive while the first copy is going on, you can do so, without bottlenecking the first file copy. Try running 2 or 3 simultaneous file copies to an actual USB 2 drive, a 5 minute copy job will take an hour. Design is decent for being made primarily of plastic

Weaknesses of the product

As fast as a below average USB 2 drive from 2010 (15 - 20 MBps write is all you'll really get) Read is average, at 30 MBps

Additional Comments

All in all, the write speed is 5 - 7 years in the past. I know many people will claim "ITS NOT USB 3" you're only thinking in terms of speed. Speed isn't everything. The ability to read and write simultaneously is also an improvement in USB 3. For the price, especially sale price, I would recommend this drive. I filled it with music and use it in my car, its operated fine from +40 to -40. I purchased it knowing it wouldn't be fast, but I copy to it 1% of the time, and read from it 99% of the

Don't Understand why others review so poorly

Submitted on Friday, February 27, 2015
By Rob
From Calgary

Strengths of the product

Speed, capacity, price

Weaknesses of the product

none

Additional Comments

I'm not sure why most of the reviews are bad. I've had mine for a year and have not had any issues what so ever. Also, if you're dissatisfied, contact Kingston, these things do have a 5 year warranty I believe.

Pitiful

Submitted on Wednesday, January 08, 2014
By Travis
From Vancouver

Strengths of the product

Weaknesses of the product

Fails suddenly

Additional Comments

Wish I had read the reviews. It worked for a few months and then suddenly completely stopped. Lost the partition and all my data. Can't even format the stick. Completely useless.

Good drive but posting USB 2 speeds

Submitted on Saturday, November 09, 2013
By Arvin A
From Toronto

Strengths of the product

64GB usb3 drive for a good price

Weaknesses of the product

Slow for a USB 3 drive. Average speed is around 10MB/s

Additional Comments

Good bang for your buck but don't expect blistering speeds.

Was good... 'till it died

Submitted on Saturday, November 02, 2013
By Michael
From Calgary

Strengths of the product

- 64GB.. WOW - USB 3.0 ..WOW - $30.. WOW

Weaknesses of the product

Worked great for about 2 months. One day it just stopped working. I was moving files from work to home, and they didn't make it.

Additional Comments

If its too god to be true, it usually is.

These work great...for a month...and then they die

Submitted on Friday, September 20, 2013
By Perry
From Calgary

Strengths of the product

Weaknesses of the product

Failed after a month

Additional Comments

I had two of these memory sticks. They worked great from transferring movies around. And then both of them died almost within a week of each other after a month of use.

Worked great for months, and then suddenly died

Submitted on Friday, June 07, 2013
By Perry Hu
From Calgary

Strengths of the product

Fast

Weaknesses of the product

Completely died after a 6 months with no recovery available

Additional Comments

Worked great for several months and then completely died after a 6 months with no recovery available. So okay for downloaded shows and such but not for anything important.
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