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ADATA DashDrive Elite UE700 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model AUE700-32G-CBK

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  • Kathy M.
  • 3/18/2015 3:22:40 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsADATA DashDrive Elite 32GB

This review is from: ADATA DashDrive Elite UE700 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model AUE700-32G-CBK

Pros: Incredible, high-quality flash drive. Extremely fast USB 3.0 speeds of over 80 MB/s write and 200 MB/s read. Beautiful exterior, sleek black, slim. Seems reliable, owned for over a year with no problems.

Cons: Possible issues with extension mechanism (push in and forward to extend), it seems like it could be broken if not careful.

Other Thoughts: I am extremely happy with this flash drive. It is ridiculously fast, reliable and beautiful. ADATA has earned a fine reputation with this hardware, and some of their other flash drives.

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  • Tyler D.
  • 12/25/2014 8:52:29 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast and Robust

This review is from: ADATA DashDrive Elite UE700 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model AUE700-32G-CBK

Pros: -Simple
-Stylish
-Heavy for a flash drive. Gives the appearance of quality.
-Blue LED is nice, not too bright.
-Great speeds as advertised.

Cons: The mechanism to retract the USB connector is a bit stiff. I suspect it'll loosen up over time as I've only had the flash drive for a few hours now.

Other Thoughts: Looks - The first thing you notice when you open the box is it's nice aesthetics. Engraved plastic gives the appearance of black painted brushed aluminum and it catches the light with great results. Looks very nice while staying simple and professional looking.

Feel - This may sound silly, but the drive is a bit heavier than the cheapo flash drives you get for $10 at retailers. Feel good in the hands and won't slip out. Although it's plastic, it feels robust enough that I can be confident the drive will still work, even after a few nasty falls. I don't plan on dropping this thing, but the problem I always have with flash drives is I always seem to forget them at home or something. Having a drive that's constructed with such quality gives me the confidence required for me to put it on my key chain and sit in my pocket all day without worrying that it'll be crushed or ruined.

Performance - What we all really want to hear about, right?

Real World Test: 386 Folder Transfer
Write Speeds - ~50 MB/s, Max of 52.2 MB/s.
Read Speeds - Instant, couldn't even get a reading it was that fast. Very impressive.

Benchmark using Samsung Magician:
Sequential Read - 184 MB/s
Sequential Write - 56 MB/s
Random Read - 1895 IOPS
Random Write - 97 IOPS

For a comparison, this thing reads 3x as fast as my Seagate Mechanical drive and writes just as fast.

Overall: Very pleased, I look forward to using this in the future and for many years to come.

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  • Jack D.
  • 11/17/2014 6:58:38 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAdata 32GB DASHDRIVE ELITE

This review is from: ADATA DashDrive Elite UE700 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model AUE700-32G-CBK

Pros: Huge capacity and fast reading and writing. Sturdy metal case. LED indicator that is not too bright, just right, not obtrusive.

Cons: none so far

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  • Aaron S.
  • 9/9/2014 6:17:58 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat little USB stick

This review is from: ADATA DashDrive Elite UE700 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model AUE700-32G-CBK

Pros: This is a great little USB stick. It definitely writes faster than advertised. On avg I would say it is 50 MB/s but I have definitely seen sustained 60-75MB/s depending on the various files. The warranty is a big plus and a large part of why I bought this one over the competition. The others only had a 1 yr.

Cons: I wish it was more protected with a silicone case. I have never owned a "slide-out" USB stick but it is okay.

Other Thoughts: I wish the connection from the stick to the USB interface was more solid. I am always afraid it will bend when I plug it in. That is how I broke my last one with a silicone case.
Overall I really like it, but wish we could give 1/2 eggs as it would be a 4.5. But I didn't feel I should penalize the product for it. You will be happy with the purchase.

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  • Eugene C.
  • 3/5/2014 2:10:43 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsAUE700-32G-CBK, works as advertised!

This review is from: ADATA DashDrive Elite UE700 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model AUE700-32G-CBK

Pros: This sucker is FAST, true USB3 speeds.

(sequential writes)
SSD->USB3: ~90MB/sec.
USB3->SSD: ~195MB/sec

Came with a strap.

Cons: As should be suspected, the total size is 31.6 gb. That means, after partition data, it actually only holds ~29.3 GB data. This is a smaller storage space than many "ripped" bluray movie disc sizes.

It seems to run hot (also not surprising, given the data transfer rate).

Other Thoughts: Test done on a ASUS P8Z77-V LK with a i7-3770k CPU and Plextor M5s SSD. USB3 drivers from motherboard manufacturer were installed on windows 7.

This was just an impromptu eyeball test using windows resource monitor, equivalent to sequential file copying. I quickformatted the DashDrive to NTFS at the largest allocation unit size (64kb). (This may affect drive portability between machines.) I used two files whose total size was ~24.9GB.

Copy to USB3 stick limited to USB3 write speeds. I was getting a rough average 90MB/sec writes. (It took about 4 minutes to copy. I then deleted the SSD files.) Copy back to SSD was about twice as fast (since the SSD write speed is much faster than the stick, and the stick has double the read speed), about 195MB/sec writes.

Obviously, I have no idea how reliable this stick will be, nor will I be trying to run an OS off of it (or heavily use it). If the rebate comes through, I will have gotten this high performing USB3 stick for ~$20. Right now, I'm quite pleased with it.

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  • John P.
  • 2/15/2014 10:52:42 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNice while it lasted

This review is from: ADATA DashDrive Elite UE700 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model AUE700-32G-CBK

Pros: When it worked, it seemed to work fine.

Cons: Completely failed after one week of intermittent usage.
I tried every disc utility I own trying to revive it but no luck.
For the price I expected it to last longer.

Manufacturer Response:

Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry that you are having difficulties with our product.

We provide lifetime warranty for this product, please contact us directly and one of our representatives will assist you.

ADATA Customer Service Department: 1-888-962-3282 Option 4 for Support or email us at support@adatausa.com

Thanks,
ADATA Customer Service Center

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  • DAVID J.
  • 1/21/2014 11:41:07 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsLike it so far

This review is from: ADATA DashDrive Elite UE700 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model AUE700-32G-CBK

Pros: Device has a quality, premium feeling to it. The thickness is kept to a minimum with no compromise on build quality. The retractable connector is a plus. No caps to lose, nothing exposed to get damaged.

Cons: Pushing out the connector is harder than I expected. There seems to be a light resistance but it feels solid. One of the most sturdy-feeling retractable thumb drives I've seen.

Other Thoughts: Initial I/O has been just OK and I'm seeing only half the advertised write speed and only a fraction of the advertised read. The bottleneck can be anywhere on my machine at work. I'll update when I get home to my SSD.

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  • Joseph L.
  • 1/4/2014 7:51:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: ADATA DashDrive Elite UE700 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model AUE700-32G-CBK

Pros: Awesome drive. 32gb model was hitting between 180-200mb/sec read and around 80mb/sec write! This was all connected to a 3rd party PCIe USB card. Didn't expect that!

Cons: None noticed.

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  • Matthew T.
  • 11/19/2013 1:58:45 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsFast and convenient

This review is from: ADATA DashDrive Elite UE700 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model AUE700-32G-CBK

Pros: As fast as advertised. I calculated read speeds at 199 MB/s and write speeds at 97.37 MB/s. (Methodology: I just did an informal benchmark on my MacBook Pro Retina mid-2012, using its USB 3.0 port, copying a 1.6 GB file from the internal SSD to the HFS+ formatted ADATA flash drive, and timing it with a stopwatch.)

The retractable design is also nice, so you never have to worry about losing your drive cap.

Cons: A very minor quibble (not enough to take an egg off,) but the plastic ring for attaching to your keyring isn't all that well designed, and it's not really possible to directly attach it to your keyring. The included lanyard also isn't design for that (it's more of a strap to hold on to it, I guess if you want to do that?), so you'll need to buy your own lanyard if you want to attach the drive to your keyring.

Other Thoughts: This works exactly as advertised. It's a flash drive, what more do you want?

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  • Collin M.
  • 11/6/2013 11:00:35 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast, looks nice

This review is from: ADATA DashDrive Elite UE700 32GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model AUE700-32G-CBK

Pros: This drive is fast. I got 199MB/s sequential read and 46MB/s sequential write in CrystalDiskMark on both 50MB and 1000MB tests.
The drive also looks nice, I think the outer body is metal, and it is grooved and grippy. Also, I like the quick flashing access light.

Cons: The port slides in and out via a small slider on the side and has quite a bit of resistance. Sometimes I need to pull or push on the end to help it slide in or out.

Other Thoughts: I got the 32GB for $24 after rebate. SOOOOO much faster than the USB 2.0 spec. I plugged the drive into a 2.0 port and got 33MB/s read and 30MB/s write.

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