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Old 08-07-2006, 03:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello,

I'm looking for a 1gb usb drive
I also saw some that said "flash drive". whats the difference between the flash drives and regular drives?

Can anyone recommend me one?

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Old 08-07-2006, 04:23 PM   #2 (permalink)
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As long as they are USB and look like a little stick, they are a flash drive (which is what I call them).

Here's a couple. One is 1GB. The other 2GB. They are both probably the best one's as far as bang-for-your-buck go. The prices have seriously dropped since I last bought one.

1GB - $24 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233008

2GB - $44
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233009
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Old 08-07-2006, 04:31 PM   #3 (permalink)
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heh, the first one caught my eye as well

i also saw some kingston 1gb's on ebay that are 'new'
think it would be wise to get one of these? they're about $10 cheaper
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Old 08-07-2006, 04:37 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Well, I'm not big about buying on eBay.

But anyways, basically all you have to pay attention to is the Read and Write speeds of it. And then look at the construction of it. Like, is it going to survive if you drop it? Will it fit with a bunch of other cables surrounding the port? Stuff like that.

So, you must choose wisely. (Sorry I've always wanted to say that.)
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lol aight, jus like my kung fu master alwayss said lmao

thanks for the help
i think i'll go w/ the corsair
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