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Super Talent USB 3.0 Flash Drives Offer Performance Boost For USB 2.0 Ports

Super Talent USB 3.0 Flash Drives Offer Performance Boost For USB 2.0 Ports

Super Talent's latest flash drives are designed for USB 3.0. However, even if your computer doesn't support the latest USB standard you can still benefit from these new drives. According to the company, the latest flash drives also offer measurable performance improvements as USB 2.0 drives. The USB 3.0 flash drives are based on a quad-channel design which Super Talent has found offers the best performance the company has seen from a USB 2.0 port.

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Super Talent USB 3.0 flash drives offer outstanding USB 2.0 Performance

San Jose, California - May 6, 2010 - Super Talent Technology, a leading manufacturer of Flash storage solutions and DRAM memory modules, today announced a new discovery; our latest flash drives, designed for USB 3.0, also offer measurable performance improvements as USB 2.0 drives.

The majority of performance USB 2.0 flash drives utilize dual-channel architectures. Our USB 3.0 flash drives are based on quad-channel designs and beyond. This architectural difference enables Super Talent USB 3.0 drives to achieve a measurable performance increase even on the USB 2.0 bus.

"The multi-channel architectures we've integrated into our USB 3.0 drives enables enhanced performance even when utilized with a USB 2.0 port. Customers looking for performance flash drives now have a 'future proof' alternative. Super Talent USB 3.0 flash drives not only provide the fastest USB 3.0 flash scores but also the best performance we have seen from the USB 2.0 port as well. It's a win/win for our customers" said Super Talent COO, C.H. Lee.

Drive

Test

USB 3.0

USB 2.0

READ

WRITE

READ

WRITE

 MB/S

MB/S

 MB/S

MB/S

USB 3.0 RAIDDrive 128GB

Sequential

317.8

160.9

43.67

36.33

Random 512K

260.5

149.5

42.77

35.78

Random 4K

13.89

15.28

7.037

7.067

USB 3.0 SuperCrypt Drive 256GB

Sequential

233.9

161.3

43.65

35.96

Random 512K

174.2

165.1

43.23

35.24

Random 4K

15.42

24.39

8.18

7.86

USB 3.0 Express Drive 32GB

Sequential

131

45.07

43.35

29.82

Random 512K

126.8

19.08

42.62

15.46

Random 4K

10.09

1.01

6.26

1.09

The company's USB 3.0 RAIDDrive, Express and SuperCrypt drives use Super Talent patented technology and are protected under US Patent # 7457897.

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I wonder,...how would they work as 'readyboost' drives?

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