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Corsair 32GB Voyager GT USB 3.0 Flash Drive, Speed Up to 240MB/s (CMFVYGT3B-32GB)
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1 out of 5 eggs Device failed (write-protect flag set) after 1 week 10/04/2016

This review is from: Corsair 32GB Voyager GT USB 3.0 Flash Drive, Speed Up to 240MB/s (CMFVYGT3B-32GB)

Pros: - WAS fast

Cons: - Failed quickly

Other Thoughts: Purchased to use as a portable linux OS in a secure environment. Worked well, briefly. Device now refuses to allow read-write operations in any OS. Cannot return, due to the nature of the contents.

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Corsair 32GB Voyager GT USB 3.0 Flash Drive, Speed Up to 240MB/s (CMFVYGT3B-32GB)
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1 out of 5 eggs Device failed (write-protect flag set) after 1 week 10/04/2016

This review is from: Corsair 32GB Voyager GT USB 3.0 Flash Drive, Speed Up to 240MB/s (CMFVYGT3B-32GB)

Pros: - WAS fast

Cons: - Failed quickly

Other Thoughts: Purchased to use as a portable linux OS in a secure environment. Worked well, briefly. Device now refuses to allow read-write operations in any OS. Cannot return, due to the nature of the contents.

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macally PHR-S250UAB Aluminum 2.5
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5 out of 5 eggs Can I give it 6 stars? 06/24/2012

This review is from: macally PHR-S250UAB Aluminum 2.5" Silver SATA USB 2.0 / 1394 External Enclosure

Pros: Impressively fast, 76MB/s sequential write on FW 800Mbps.
Rubber footy-things to keep enclosure planted.
Firewire 800 cable included.
Kind of matches my MBP.
Runs cool with a good drive.

Cons: End caps are plastic.
No indication of what 1394B port you need to plug in to get 800Mbps (outboard one).
Internal design is a bit clunky.

Other Thoughts: Bought this to house the original disk drive from my Macbook Pro after an SSD upgrade. I've never used firewire before, but I am very impressed with the throughput, compared to USB2 enclosures I've used in the past. 39MB/s at 400Mbps, 76MB/s at 800Mbps. I initially thought it was garbage due to throughput with an SSD installed, maybe it just doesn't like SSDs? Maybe my testing methodology was flawed.

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Display Name: Thomas J.

Date Joined: 11/18/02

  • Reviews: 9
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  • First Review: 04/25/08
  • Last Review: 10/04/16
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