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Old February 18, 2010, 11:34 AM
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Kingston is taking the lead by shipping the first 256GB USB flash drive to North America , despite that fact that Europe and Asia have had them on the market for the better part of 2009.

The DataTraveler 310 is a single USB Flash drive with an astounding 256GB of space. The drive comes with a 5 year warranty and is said to cost a mere $1,108.

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Old February 18, 2010, 11:49 AM
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Ho my god 256GB for only 1000 box! maybe I could grab a scorpio black 500GB + a USB 2.5 inch and got double the size for 120$...naaa that would be cool enough.
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For that amount of space, I want USB 3.0 speeds to go with. Not this 25mb/s read 15mb/s write.
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Holy crap.
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indeed, speed is the key factor, especially when you shell that pocket change
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At this price, i'd rather buy an external hdd.
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Guys this is a road warriors wet dream drive. ALL your work data, all your [data], all your videos.... all in your pocket! no need for an external hdd or the likes. Throw it in your pocket of your laptop case and you are golden.

Expensive yes. Worth it for the intended market? YES.

Cying shame its not USB 3.0 though.
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Guys this is a road warriors wet dream drive. ALL your work data, all your [data], all your videos.... all in your pocket! no need for an external hdd or the likes. Throw it in your pocket of your laptop case and you are golden.

Expensive yes. Worth it for the intended market? YES.

Cying shame its not USB 3.0 though.
What happens if you misplace/lose it. That's a lot of data/money down the pooper.
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What happens if you misplace/lose it. That's a lot of data/money down the pooper.
That's why you buy two, just in case you lose one :D
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Guys this is a road warriors wet dream drive. ALL your work data, all your [data], all your videos.... all in your pocket! no need for an external hdd or the likes. Throw it in your pocket of your laptop case and you are golden.
So you'll be carrying a data on a flash drive in a laptop bag next to a laptop instead of storing that data on the laptop.
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