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Kingston DataTraveler G3 8GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive (White & Gold) Model DTIG3/8GBZ
  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Cheap

Cons: Slow to write, less then 5MB/s

Other Thoughts: I don't know if this model always had the same NAND chip but it seems like they changed the NAND flash chip in the middle of the production run.

We are using over 40 of these and they were fine at first but then after getting a new batch they all started failing and having write errors on multiple platforms. After taking them apart I found they are using 64Gbit 24nm TLC NAND chips instead of MLC which is why they are so cheap. I think most of the failures are due to an incompatibility with the TLC NAND or some other underlying problem with the Toshiba TC58 disk controller with the TLC.

ATTO benchmark gives me less then 4MB/s write and 8-15MB/s read speeds

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Display Name: Eric R.

Date Joined: 10/01/08

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  • First Review: 04/11/12
  • Last Review: 04/11/12
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