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Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model PEF16GSBUSB

  • 16GB
  • USB 3.0
  • Up to 90MB/s Read; Up to 30MB/s Write
  • Ultra-durable Rubberized Water Resistant Housing
  • Model # PEF16GSBUSB
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years


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  • Anonymous
  • 11/5/2014 6:54:14 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsProblems with Patriot rebate

This review is from: Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model PEF16GSBUSB

Pros: Solid drive.

Cons: Having problem with Patriot rebate. Poor Patriot Customer Service (see Other thoughts).

Other Thoughts: Submitted rebate form on time and with all that was requested per Patriot form on their web page. Received an email from Patriot Customer Service that they declined my request with explanation that purchase date was outside of the offer timeframe (which was not) and that I need to submit copy of Receipt/Invoice now (which was not originally requested). Replied to them with facts, ... awaiting their response. What a hassle !!

Manufacturer Response:

Hi,

We apologized for the issue you have been having and we would like to help you solve this issue as quickly as we can. Can you please email us the issues you are having at rebates@patriotmem.com and we will help you resolve this issue in a timely manner?



Thank you
Patriot Team

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  • Steven P.
  • 11/4/2014 5:49:59 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAs Expected

This review is from: Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model PEF16GSBUSB

Pros: First 3.0 USB Stick I've owned. Noticeable difference from 2.0 and worth the price. Nice rubber coating and cap. Feels high quality. By far the best USB I have every bought.

Cons: None that I could think of.

Other Thoughts: I use this USB to put my OS Install on. Much faster than a 2.0 USB Drive (of course, when used in a 3.0 port).

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  • Michael C.
  • 10/23/2014 10:40:48 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIndestructable!!!

This review is from: Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model PEF16GSBUSB

Pros: Rugged rubber casing, FAST usb 3.0

Cons: None!

Other Thoughts: I love this usb stick...It has a thick rubber coating, so if you drop it, it will not break. Good usb 3.0 speed if you have an external slot. Also works in a regular usb slot. Great Stick!

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  • Arlene N.
  • 10/17/2014 4:16:53 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood drive, but slower write speed than advertised

This review is from: Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model PEF16GSBUSB

Pros: It is very durable with the rubber jacket, it will bounce if you drop it.
The read speed is very high, I got 110MB/s while transferring a large file.
I had no problems accessing it on any of my Linux computers.

Cons: It blocks the adjacent usb port on some computers.
The write speed maxes out at 18MB/s, not the 30MB/s advertised. I got it really cheap on sale though, so I won't complain too much about that.

Other Thoughts: This is my second drive from patriot, I have had the last one for 5 years and it still works. I hope this one will last that long.

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  • Dylan S.
  • 9/20/2014 9:07:49 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest Around

This review is from: Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model PEF16GSBUSB

Pros: -Never fails
-practically bullet proof
-can run it over with a car
-its squishy

Cons: -its not black and green
-it doesn't download comic books from the future
-it cant cook an egg
-not a replacement for my wife

Other Thoughts: it really is the best USB storage device i have ever bought. i also will never buy any other USB storage device that is made by anyone else

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  • GARY B.
  • 9/8/2014 12:33:23 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPatriot XT 16GB

This review is from: Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model PEF16GSBUSB

Pros: *Full Rubber Enclosure
*USB 3.0

Great little USB drive with 14.7GB useable space. Fast and dependable. I personally tend to use USB Flash Drives for keeping back-ups of downloaded files, drivers and those smaller files that I want to delete but am not sure I want gone forever yet. So the size of these drives works great for my use.

Cons: I have no cons for this product!

Other Thoughts: I wouldn't hesitate to purchase a larger capacity version of the Patriot Supersonic XT 3.0 USB drive if the need comes up. I've been using the (2) I have now between (4) computers and have had no issues at all.

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  • David P.
  • 7/14/2014 4:27:52 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGlue is weak

This review is from: Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model PEF16GSBUSB

Pros: Always great speed!

Cons: It pulled out of its case after a few uses
I already submitted an RMA with Patriot

Other Thoughts: I give it three eggs because the other Patriot sticks that I own and use daily, work so well

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  • Nathan B.
  • 7/9/2014 11:09:31 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDrive not recognized on Window 7 PCs

This review is from: Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model PEF16GSBUSB

Pros: Affordable USB 3.0 drive

Cons: Drive is not recognized by PCs. I've tried using the drive on several Windows 7 PCs - majority of which do not recognize the drive. I'm propomted with a message that the drive needs to be formatted. Yet, I continue to receive the same message after it's been formatted. I've even used the Patriot low-level format tool. Overall, this has been a real pain. First time purchasing a patriot USB drive and likely will be the last.

Other Thoughts: Started the RMA process... hopefully that goes smooth.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,

Thank you for your purchase and review of our Supersonic Xporter XT Boost. We are sorry to hear that you were experiencing issues with our drive. We're glad that our RMA Department is assisting you in the matter. If you need any further assistance, please don't hesitate to e-mail: support@patriotmem.com.

Regards,
Alfred
Patriot Memory Technical Support

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  • Bryan R.
  • 6/10/2014 7:56:27 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsfast fast fast

This review is from: Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model PEF16GSBUSB

Pros: The rubber material makes it very durable. 3.0 Speeds are fast.

Cons: Looks weird?

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  • Max D.
  • 5/7/2014 6:27:21 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsHave the 2.0 XT version, but closest thing to it

This review is from: Patriot Supersonic Boost XT 16GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Model PEF16GSBUSB

Pros: Durable as anything. I have owned the USB 2.0 version for 2 years. I use it for large college files and a back up of a back up for our wedding picks and videos from racing cars. I just washed this 2 year old drive in a clothes a washer in hot water extra rinse, dried it in a bag of rice, and it works like a champ! Are you kidding me! Patriot has me for life! Durable!

Cons: Not a freaking thing

Other Thoughts: I was always worried about the longevity of flash drives ,but now I am a believer of Patriot. I know I have the 2.0 version, but how different could they make the same drive? I own the the Patriot XT 16 GB 2.0. If it were still for sale I would have posted this there. I will be buying the 3.0 version soon in 32 GB. I'm just saying Patriot makes this very same product in a 2.0 version that surpassed my expectations. When my wife told me she washed it in our front load, I thought it was dead for sure. It got washed on the worst sanitizing cycle you could imagine, and made it through the other other side.

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