World's Best USB Flash Drives You Will Love To Own Right Now

These are portable heavyweights.

World's Best USB Flash Drives You Will Love To Own Right Now
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Back in elementary school, we only had floppy disks to carry around in case we have to give a PowerPoint presentation or if we're going to print an MS Word document. By the time I was in high school, flash drives were already introduced. Even if they were just 512 or 1GB in size, it was already remarkable. How can such a small device handle so many digital files?

As the years passed by, technology improved and allowed USB flash drives to become tougher and handle even more files. And with the start of 2017, Kingston has just introduced a massive 2TB flash drive to update the list of the world's biggest flash drives.

Read on!

Flash drives are important devices for many people. 

Flash drives are important devices for many people. 

Even though we already have cloud technology, people don't always want to rely on that. After all, the cloud is still prone to hacking incidents, and people want to avoid having their privacy violated.

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Gamers and office workers often carry them around.

Gamers and office workers often carry them around.
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If you love playing video games, you'd know how big the size of game saves can be. To keep them, it's best to keep a flash drive with you. And if you're working in an office, you need one to save documents and to present your proposals.

There are several things you should take note before purchasing a flash drive.

There are several things you should take note before purchasing a flash drive.
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First of all, it's best to pick a USB flash drive with at least 64GB of available storage. This is because the price of flash drives with smaller storage isn't practical relative to what you're getting with at least a 64GB drive.

Remember the difference between a USB 2.0 and a USB 3.0 connector.

Remember the difference between a USB 2.0 and a USB 3.0 connector.
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If you're using a flash drive with at least 128GB of storage, it will typically have a USB 3.0 connector. If you use a smaller drive, a USB 2.0 can be fast enough.

If you want a 64GB flash drive, get the Kingston Technology DataTraveler 100 Generation 3.

If you want a 64GB flash drive, get the Kingston Technology DataTraveler 100 Generation 3.
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You can find this fantastic USB flash drive for under $20 on Amazon. It already has a USB 3.0 connector and the read/write speed is truly commendable.

The SanDisk Ultra Dual is perfect for people who use Android devices with OTG features.

The SanDisk Ultra Dual is perfect for people who use Android devices with OTG features.
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Just like the previously mentioned flash drive, the 64GB SanDisk Ultra Dual has a USB 3.0 connector and it can be used to connect to your Android phones as long as they have the USB on-the-go feature.

The Verbatim Pinstripe is currently the cheapest 128GB flash drive out there.

The Verbatim Pinstripe is currently the cheapest 128GB flash drive out there.
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If you buy this USB flash drive from an authorized seller, you will receive a two-year warranty. You can find this for under $40 on Amazon.

The PNY Turbo 256GB flash drive should be more than enough to keep your movies and games.

The PNY Turbo 256GB flash drive should be more than enough to keep your movies and games.
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It has a cap to prevent your flash drive from getting dirty. Likewise, its read speed is at 80Mbps while the write speed can reach 20Mbps.

Get this massive 512GB Patriot Supersonic Mega flash drive if you want a USB 3.1 drive.

Get this massive 512GB Patriot Supersonic Mega flash drive if you want a USB 3.1 drive.
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As you might have already guessed, the 3.1 is much newer than the USB 3.0 connector. Don't worry as this is still compatible with older versions. Its read speed is at a staggering 380Mbps while the write speed is 70Mbps.

We also have the 1-terabyte beast from Kingston known as the DataTraveler HyperX Predator.

We also have the 1-terabyte beast from Kingston known as the DataTraveler HyperX Predator.
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The previous generation of the HyperX Predator only had 512GB, but this one packs double the storage. Its transfer speed can reach as fast as 240Mbps while the write speed goes as fast as 160Mbps. Sadly, this costs a whopping $2,370 on Amazon.

Finally, we have the recently unveiled 2TB Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT.

Finally, we have the recently unveiled 2TB Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT.
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This is making the rounds online because of its sheer storage size, but we still don't know its price. Its casing is made of zinc alloy instead of plastic and it has a speedy USB 3.1 adapter.

Maybe next year we'll see a 3TB USB flash drive from Kingston!

Were you aware of these USB drives before?