SanDiskSDCZ80-064G
$72
Lacie9000349
 $72 

Release date: Q2 2012.

Release date: Q1 2013.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 6,225 user samples
6,221 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 111% 48GB free, PID 5580 @USB 3.0
Worst Bench: 22% 53GB free, PID 5580 @USB 3.0
Poor: 22% Great: 111%
SPEED RANK: 7th / 639
4 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 52% 52GB free, PID 106c @USB 3.0
Worst Bench: 41% 59GB free, PID 106c @USB 3.0
Poor: 41% Great: 52%
SPEED RANK: 29th / 639
Effective Speed
Effective USB Speed
74 % Much faster effective speed.
+64%
45.1 %
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
197 MB/s 220 MB/s Faster peak read speed.
+12%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
188 MB/s Much faster peak write speed.
+34%
140 MB/s
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
13 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+100%
6.5 MB/s
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
8.9 MB/s Insanely faster peak random write.
+22,150%
0.04 MB/s
Value
Value For Money
26.8 % Hugely better value.
+103%
13.2 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
60 % More popular.
+15%
52 %
Price
Price (score)
$72 Cheaper.
+19%
$90
Age
Newest
144 Months 137 Months +5%
Capacity
Capacity
64GB 64GB
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For real world usability this is currently the best 64GB flash drive (superseded by the Ventura Ultra - 2014). It has a very balanced performance profile with an exceptional 4K random write speed. The 16GB version of the Extreme is currently the value leader in the USB 3.0 flash drive shootout. At present there are no viable alternatives to the 64GB Extreme in fact the Corsair voyager GT turbo is the only drive on the horizon that may challenge the Sandisk any time soon. There are however several reports (Newegg, Amazon) of compatibility issues with this, the 64GB version (other versions are fine), so if you do go for the 64GB version, don't throw the receipt away in a hurry. [Feb '13 USBFlashPro]

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