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Silicon Power Touch 830 16GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive Model SP016GBUF2830V1S

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The design of Touch 830 inherits Silicon Power’s Touch series good looks, class and ultra thin design. However, the new Touch 830 has been given an extra touch of Scandinavian flavor. The simplicity and humble design of Touch 830 reflects the Scandinavian way of life, attracting just the right amount of attention while keeping it simple and elegant!

Practicality wise, the Touch 830 is plug and play compatible, users need not push lids, slide lids or supply additional power to operate. It is light, ultra small and comes with a jewelry lace for users to carry. Especially suited for people constantly on the go, Silicon Power’s Touch 830 is available up to 32 GB of storage space so users can store data at will. For users who fancy the Scandinavian style, Silicon Power’s Touch 830 is the perfect storage you just got to get your hands on!

All Silicon Power USB flash drives have been certified to be compatible and compliant with Windows 7. They are also in compliance with European’s RoHS Directives and come with high quality.

  • newegg Northern European design Touch 830’s design features icy-silver casing, natural looks and simplicity.
  • newegg Stainless steel casing construction The “Metal Aesthetic” Touch 830 utilizes a reinforced one-body stainless steel casing construction.
  • newegg SP Widget Backup & security software SP Widget free download software features seven main functions to maximize your Touch 830.
  • newegg Waterproof, vibration-proof and dust-proof Utilizing COB (Chip On Board) packaging technology, Silicon Power’s Touch 830 is waterproof and dustproof.

Learn more about the Silicon Power Computer & Communications SP016GBUF2830V1S


Silicon Power
Touch 830

Tech Spec

USB Specification
USB 2.0
35.5mm x 12.3mm x 3.5mm
Silicon Power Touch 830 weights just 4g (0.16 oz) and utilized with COB technology making it waterproof, shockproof, and dust proof.

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  • Robert S.
  • 5/10/2013 12:42:10 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDisappointed-updated review

Pros: ReallyTuff, Small, 32Gb

Cons: Was way fast when new: 15 -39 Mbps. trans. 8)
But after formatting it trying to set it up as a boot flash drive, It has slowed to a crawl in Win7 64 and WinXP, with or without Ready boost even after using the OEM format util. it runs at : 3-9 Mbps.
In Linux (Ubuntu and Debian) it runs faster: 8- 16 Mbps. ???
I have tried every usb format util. I could find. You should never format this drive? 8(

Other Thoughts: I have cked my usb ports :USB2.0 Hi-Speed
NewEgg still get 5 Stars.

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  • Robert S.
  • 4/25/2013 12:16:42 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent

Pros: Well worth the cash, runs faster on my system than my old 8GB flash drive. 8)
Room for all of my portable USB utilities, Ebook collections, games and vids. Plus extra space for more.
NewEgg Shipped this to me in less than 24 hours with UPS ground. OUTSTANDING!!!
I have been a customer with NewEgg since the 90's because they have the best customer service.

Cons: You would not want to FORCE this drive into a USB port upside down. It may short out the port and or break out the inside piece in the port.
I would suggest the: Silicon Power Touch T02 drive to avoid shorting out the port.

Other Thoughts: If you have a loose or worn USB port you may have problems with this drive. It is not the drive at fault. You might fix this with a layer of black elec. tape applied on the backside, opposite the contacts on the flash drive. You may also use fingernail polish or epoxy, but they may void your warranty.
Better yet a new computer case would fix it too. 8)

I bought this Flash Drive because it looks like it is the tuffest one sold here for the money. I will update this later review later.

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  • James G.
  • 2/22/2013 10:45:42 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsA Great Little Flash Drive

Pros: Very small and fast. Great little USB flash drive. It's worth more than I paid for it. It's unbelievable 32 GB can fit in something this size.

Cons: It's chrome surface shows every fingerprint. Might drive persons with OCD nuts.

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  • Steven H.
  • 2/19/2013 4:27:30 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsPretty Color!

Pros: Like I said, folks, this flash drive comes in a beautiful silver color. It'll look great on the cover of Runway!

Cons: Besides the asthetically pleasing nature of the item (Didyou catch the sarcasm there?) I can't imagine why anyone would buy this. The data speed is awful, and I have to keep pressure on the drive to get it to stay connected. It reminds me of an old Sandisk that I took apart, then soldered back together. Now I'm out $18, and STILL need another flash drive. Thanks, guys.

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/18/2013 9:23:07 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood things come in small packages

Pros: Small, strong magnet stacks as described, durable. Works as described. Faster than some others I have. I have had this in my pocket and up against other surfaces and no scratches or damage to contacts.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: No annoying light on it.

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  • Mark W.
  • 12/24/2012 8:05:35 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent Value!!!

Pros: Nice Design, Fast Transfer Rate, Great Buy!!

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Super small may be easy to lose. Buts its a plus for me since I use it for my car radio. I now have a 32GB car stereo. ;-)

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  • Matthew F.
  • 12/18/2012 11:21:28 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest I've Purchased

Pros: Durable, Water resistant, Fast Transfer Rate.

Cons: The chain that came with it broke after a few weeks. Nothing big though. I keep it in my wallet so, I don't need the chain.

Other Thoughts: Need to make a usb 3.0 version of this...

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  • Douglas D.
  • 12/14/2012 7:42:48 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat, small and cheap flash drive

Pros: It's been a while since I purchased a new flash drive and I was shocked by how tiny this one is.

Really inexpensive. 32GB for 17 bucks, how can you go wrong?

Cons: None so far

Other Thoughts: I bought this specifically to play MP3s from the head unit in my car. I've had it for 4 months and when I use it, it is consistently being read from while I'm driving. Even though it does get warm and is pretty heavily used, I haven't had any problems with it.

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  • Anonymous
  • 11/16/2012 8:42:40 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSurprisingly Durable - Great Value!

Pros: Cheap
Durable (see below!!)
Works like it should

Cons: Gets pretty hot after data transfers

Other Thoughts: Great little gadget. Got one for someone as a birthday present and thought I'd grab one myself since it was cheap. To make a long story short: had it in a pocket, forgot to take it out, got washed, pulled it out of the washer--and it still works flawlessly to this day! You can't beat that, especially for the price!

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  • Krista P.
  • 11/13/2012 10:41:35 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsNice occasional use flash drive

Pros: -smaller than most of my keys
-usb 2.0 (avg 8-10MB write speed)
-fits snug in usb port
-nice build quality

Cons: -gets HOT (almost enough to burn your fingers) after a 5GB xfer

Other Thoughts: I really like this "keydrive" as I call it. Its small and pretty strong for its size. You can squeeze it in the middle and not feel an indent. The only problem I have with it is the temperature this thing gets during transfers... I put Backtrack r5 (about 3.4GB) and a few other files and about burnt myself unplugging it. It cooled down within a minute but still... careful. Other than that I love it. I like how its smaller than most of my keys.

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