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PQI U273V 8GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model 627V-008GR5XXX

  • Model 627V-008GR5XXX
  • 8GB
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Superior data transfer performance of USB3.0, stable output current, low power consumption, backward compatibility to USB2.0, and simultaneous read/write data access are all packaged in the industry smallest U273V Traveling Disk. Unlike traditional USB 3.0 travelling disks with thick & bulky profiles, the PQI U273V is thumb sized leading industry standard.

  • newegg USB 3.0 Super Speed and Energy Saving (backwards compatible with USB 2.0) The USB 3.0 interface delivers fast data transfer rates, is backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and is more energy efficient.
  • newegg Special sandblasting treatment prevents smudges/fingerprints Special sandblasting surface treatment with matte finish is scratch-resistant, even when pocketed with keys and other objects.
  • newegg Unique design without losing the cap Thanks to the device's hidden clip design, the cap is held securely while the disk is plugged in to prevent loss of the cap.
  • newegg Compact, light-weight, and slender design Meticulously designed thumb-sized device is unique, slender, and compact.
  • newegg LED Indicator Light Green tail light at the bottom of the disk indicates disk activity during use.

Learn more about the PQI 627V-008GR5XXX

Model

Brand
PQI
Series
U273V
Model
627V-008GR5XXX

Tech Spec

USB Specification
USB 3.0
Capacity
8GB
Dimensions
53.8mm x 17.2mm x 8.6mm
Weight
7g
Color
Purple
Features
USB 3.0 Super Speed and Energy Saving (backwards compatible with USB 2.0)

Unique design without losing the cap

Special sandblasting treatment prevents smudges/fingerprints

Compact, light-weight, and slender design

LED Indicator Light

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): Lifetime
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): Lifetime


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  • Ed B.
  • 10/18/2013 11:11:47 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWorks for a while

Pros: Slightly faster than the usb versions

Cons: Dies very quickly.

Other Thoughts: Goes in to write protected mode at a whim. Tried to reformat with Windows XP, 7, Linux and various other utilities including one PQI supplied.

Cheaper to throw away than send back to China. Luckily had a backup prior to freezing.

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  • Monte S.
  • 8/19/2013 2:33:18 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Value

Pros: USB3.0, i.e. Fast
Activity LED
Good Value
Lifetime Warranty

Cons: Separate cap, although it does have a way to retain it on the other end.

Other Thoughts: Got one because it was on sale with free shipping.
Installed Ubuntu, running Live with persistence, so nothing is installed to Windows hard drive & all setting are saved to flash drive. Seems as fast as internal hard drive (which is a very fast 7200 rpm model).

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  • Lev E.
  • 8/8/2013 12:02:37 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWotks OK, but could be better

Pros: Cheap, Small, USB3.0, Speed is higher then 2.0

Cons: Cap is too soft

Other Thoughts: Works fine. Tests show that the sustained speed (1000mb) is 38mbs in 3.0 port and 18mbs in 2.0. The 3.0 port Is capable to do 95-100 mbs (tested).

Design, though, can be improved.
1. Soft cap flexes in you actually are polling the drive ouy of the plastic body when taking the cap off.
2. The cap can be put on the back end of the drive, but doesn't hold well.

These drawbacks nevertheless are by no means major. I can recommend this drive.

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