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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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Learn more about the Patriot Memory PEF16GSBUSB

Model

Brand
Patriot
Series
Supersonic Boost XT
Model
PEF16GSBUSB

Tech Spec

USB Specification
USB 3.0
Capacity
16GB
Read Speed
Up to 90MB/s
Write Speed
Up to 30MB/s
Dimensions
2.35" x 0.78" x 0.48"
Weight
0.03 lbs.
Color
Black
Features
High Speed USB 3.0 Compatible (back wards compatible to USB 2.0)

Easy plug and pla y func tionality

The rubberized housing pr ovides a dur able and r ugged exterior that safeguards the drives from the elements. It is protected from any shock and physical damage as well as water resistant offering protection from various elements.

Compatible with Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Linux 2.4 and later, Mac OS9, X and later

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 5 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 5 years


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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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  • James K.
  • 5/2/2014 7:51:04 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery Satisfied

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

Pros: Fast, affordable, rubber enclosure

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: I am not sure how the read/write speed compares to other rives in real world usage, but this drive has performed flawlessly at much faster speeds than my USB2 drives. At the price, I am very happy.

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  • Casey P.
  • 5/2/2014 10:41:58 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat

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

Pros: I bought the 16GB version to install Windows with. Another reviewer said to avoid using these drives for Windows installations, however I had no problems during installation.

Cons: None that I can think of.

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  • Chris S.
  • 3/30/2014 3:39:19 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsbetter than expected speed

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

Pros: 2 drives received quickly
tested faster than expected
USB 3 Read 174mb/s write 26mb/s
USB 2 Read 44mb/s write 26mb/s

Cons: Not a fan of the thick rubber

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  • David S.
  • 3/18/2014 10:28:24 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNICE

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

Pros: Nice usb key , very speed transfer

Cons: ----

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  • Jeremiah C.
  • 3/10/2014 3:38:14 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Little Stick

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

Pros: Quick

Reliable

Feels great

Fits on a lanyard

Good size not to small not to big

USB port feels strong and not weak

Cons: 14.7GB Available(Advertised as 16GB)

Lanyard loop hole is way to small. If you are using this at

Cap is completely detachable(be careful not to lose)

University for example it will feel uncomfortable in your pocket as it doesn't have enough space to slide down the loop.

Other Thoughts: I didn't deduct any eggs as the pros far outweigh the cons of this device.

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  • Brian N.
  • 2/18/2014 7:15:37 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

2 out of 5 eggswarranty, not really

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

Pros: Worked well for a while

Cons: warranty does not apply if it breaks

Other Thoughts: I stuck this into my laptop and left it there pretty much permanently, so it had little wear and tear from insert and removal. Then one day it just fell into pieces, wasnt dropped or stepped on or anything. Sent photo to company to ask for refund/replacement within the warranty period, they said no because it was broken. I thought that was the whole point...

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,

Thank you for your purchase and review of our Supersonic Boost XT USB 3.0 flash drive. It's unfortunate to hear about your issue and that you were rejected for your warranty claim. In reviewing what you have stated, this is definitely a mistake. We will be glad to honor your warranty since this was an isolated wear & tear issue.

To proceed please provide your name, ph#, email, full mailing address and a copy of this review to RMA@Patriotmem.com.

Thank you for choosing Patriot Memory

Best Regards,
Leo
Patriot Memory

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