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PNY Turbo Plus 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive $48@BestBuy (starts 8/21)

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Last Edited by mlacey3 September 30, 2016 at 03:49 PM
$47.99 [bestbuy.com]

Staples will have the 256GB Turbo Flash [staples.com] for $49.99
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The website lists a max write speed of 3.5 megabytes/second. That seems very slow. Possibly a typo?
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The website lists a max write speed of 3.5 megabytes/second. That seems very slow. Possibly a typo?
I bought the 128 GB version from Staples few days ago when they were discounting it for $20. It was the same model PNY Turbo 3.0. It gave me write speeds of less than 1 MB/sec on a usb 3.0 port while transferring regular documents. I returned it the next day. I would stay away from PNY in general and specially with this model.
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I bought the 128 GB version from Staples few days ago when they were discounting it for $20. It was the same model PNY Turbo 3.0. It gave me write speeds of less than 1 MB/sec on a usb 3.0 port while transferring regular documents. I returned it the next day. I would stay away from PNY in general and specially with this model.
God damn that's terrible. Thank you.
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Quote from IvanI8853 View Post :
The website lists a max write speed of 3.5 megabytes/second. That seems very slow. Possibly a typo?
185R/135W should be typical for large sequential

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I bought the 128 GB version from Staples few days ago when they were discounting it for $20. It was the same model PNY Turbo 3.0. It gave me write speeds of less than 1 MB/sec on a usb 3.0 port while transferring regular documents. I returned it the next day. I would stay away from PNY in general and specially with this model.
transferring small files is not a good indicator - you're limited to random write speeds not to mention USB overhead.
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Bad experience with PNY
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speaking from experience, the form factor on this model is terrible. You can't hold this by the side and insert it because he sliding cover is in the way and moving around. You have to push from the end only, and if you have a slim laptop on a desk, it's a real PITA. A desktop is better, but it's still a pain to use. Stay away is my advice....
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speaking from experience, the form factor on this model is terrible. You can't hold this by the side and insert it because he sliding cover is in the way and moving around. You have to push from the end only, and if you have a slim laptop on a desk, it's a real PITA. A desktop is better, but it's still a pain to use. Stay away is my advice....
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Costco still has a 256gb sandisk 3.0 for $30 this month.
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Costco still has a 256gb sandisk 3.0 for $30 this month.
damn, i missed that, do you have a link?
edit:
found one for 40...so maybe dead Frown
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