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Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 8GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model PEF8GSBUSB

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  • 8GB
  • USB 3.0
  • Up to 90MB/s Read; Up to 30MB/s Write
  • Ultra-durable Rubberized Water Resistant Housing
  • Model # PEF8GSBUSB

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years
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  • Geoffrey E.
  • 8/25/2015 1:41:00 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsATTO test shows 25MB/s write/157MB/s read

Pros: This is a FAST 3.0 USB thumb drive. Great value.
When tested with ATTO, que depth of 4, overlapped I/O; results 25MB/s write/157MB/s read.
Of course not all file sizes transfer at the top rate. Like most USB thumb drives the transfer rate approach the upper speed once file sizes are 64 MB or larger.
I plan to use it as my installation drive for Windows 10. It should be significantly faster installation than from a DVD.

Cons: none

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  • Angela M.
  • 8/11/2015 3:20:28 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWin10 OS Back up

Pros: Using this USB flash drive to create my first OS back up for Win10. Works like a charm and takes 30mins or less to do a clean install for win10 using this USB drive vs CD

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Only reason I got this USB was to replace my win7 install disk that came with my computer years ago. Win10 makes it really easy to create a image back up for win10. Having a Reinstall USB drive takes stress off my shoulders since I don't have to reorder a new install disc from my OEM which is 20-25 bucks. I plan to buy another for my other version of Win10 PRO as i currently using this drive for win10 home. image back up only takes up 4-5 gigs.

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  • Anonymous
  • 6/27/2015 5:04:59 PM
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat pen drive!

Pros: - Averages 25 MB/s, reaches 35 MB/s peak
- Shock proof?
- *Patriot Brand Name
- Reliable

Cons: - Wished the 16 GB model was priced at $12 USD
- Gets a little warm to the touch after a transfer

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  • Romaric M.
  • 10/27/2014 6:07:26 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPatriot Supersonic Boost XT 8GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model PEF8GSBUSB

Pros: USB 3.0 Flash drive, works perfectly with ESXi installed on it.

Cons: None

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  • Anonymous
  • 7/22/2014 9:35:39 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: works fine my second one.

Cons: none

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  • Lyn P.
  • 7/9/2014 10:45:33 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Sturdy, yet soft. Fast. Reliable. I now own 5. Have had problems with other brands, but never Patriot.

Cons: No downsides.

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  • James D.
  • 4/10/2014 6:37:44 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFast fast fast

Pros: 13 MB write speeds,and 100Mb Read speeds on usb 3.0 controller

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Buy it!!!!!!!

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  • Bradley B.
  • 1/24/2014 8:40:04 PM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFaster then my other USB 3.0

Pros: Fast shipping, almost twice as fast as another so called usb 3.0 transcend 4gig. I was getting 5.2mb/sec with transcends and this one blazes at 9.4mb/sec.

Cons: I will lose the cap to this since its not attached in some way...but oh well thats my own habit with small things.

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  • Stanislaus K.
  • 1/24/2014 7:30:47 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsPATRIOT 8GB USB 3.0 DRIVE

Pros: USB 3.0 FLASH DRIVE, WORKS PERFECT, GOOD SPEEDS.

Cons: TESTED ON A WINDOWS 8.1 x64bit setup and ran ATTO Benchmark ... I may be doing something wrong but I am not getting advertised speeds. I formatted drive using fat32(default allocation size), atto benchmark with default setting shows 11mb write speeds and 30mb read speeds in a blue usb 3.0 port. usb 3.0 is supposed to be natively supported by Windows 8.1 so I didn't install any 3.0 drivers. I may have to try to install the drivers anyway. I am still happy as this device works just fine for my needs.

Other Thoughts: I wish my car moved at 30mb/sec.

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  • James C.
  • 1/17/2014 9:41:03 AM
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsHow Cheap!

Pros: The device itself is excellent.

Cons: I was very disappointed that they did not include a lanyard with the flash drive. They saved a 10 cents. How cheap! The other Patriot Flash drive I purchase had one.

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