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Amazing Performance with Read Speeds up to 400MB/sec & Write Speeds up to 180MB/sec!
Transfer speeds approximately 60 times faster than standard PNY USB 2.0 Flash Drives
Save and Share Videos, Photos, Music, and more with ease
Premium gunmental finish, capless design protects your important content when not in use
The 128GB Pro Elite USB 3.0 Flash Drive can hold approximately 23,674 songs
Backwards compatible with USB 2.0 ports - can utilize any USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 port
Compatible with most PC and Mac laptop and desktop computers
Free Technical Support
PNYs Pro Elite USB 3.0 is Built for Speed & Convenience. Get the most out of the USB 3.0 port on your new computer. Experience USB 3.0 next generation speed performance with read speeds up to 400MB/sec and write speeds up to 180MB/sec! It’s the perfect solution for easily storing and quickly transferring all your large documents, high-resolution photos, HD videos, and more. USB 3.0 offers the same ease-of-use and plug-and-play capabilities as previous generations of USB technologies, but with exceptional speed improvements.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I orderd this stick to Germany because no other stick is like this: 1. Very small sized: it fits together into an USB slot with any other device next by. 2. Fast write/read speed! 3. 130$ is a good price, I coud only find slower and heavier 500gb sticks for 400$+ 4. Now that I have the stick here it feels very high quality with the metal housing.
By default the stick is formated to exFAT, for some reason windows 10 dosen't like this with so big devices: It takes very long untill you can access the stick but read/write is fast. So I formated it to NTFS and its only a bit slower but the access time is faster. You can find a sceenshot with my CrystalDiskMark speed tests below.
I am a photographer who likes to carry a complete archive of all my photos with me at all times. With a handful of these drives, I now can. Over the past couple of years, I have purchased over a dozen PNY 256gb and 128gb flash drives. This is my first 512gb model. No PNY drive has ever failed or stopped working. Here are my views of the advantages and disadvantages of my new PNY Pro Elite 512GB USB flash drive.
________FIRST, THE GOOD: 1. Being able to store about about a half a terabyte of memory on a small flash drive is amazing. 2. Metal construction makes the device appear solid and sturdy. 3. Key ring slot is sturdy and appears that it will hold up longer than their all plastic flash drives. Several of their 128gb and 256gb flash drive key ring slots have broken on me. 4. For the price, it feels like a very good value.
________NOW THE BAD: 1. Drive properties shows only 470 Gigabytes available. This is true under its default...
Disk came very fast, it is small (you can put two side by side if you have two USB connectors). It came formatted as MS DOS, write speed for big files ~140 MB/sec, read - 330 MB/sec. Also tested on Windows computer - same speed. Blackmagic disk test on Macbook: 220 MB/sec write, 330 MB/sec read. I eventually reformatted it into ExFAT, because some of my files are more than 4 GB. Works very well.
Attention: do NOT measure speed on USB2 connectors - it will be slow.
Attention: be careful about formatting fast flash drives on a Mac using Mac Disk Utility. Depending on the version of your OS X it may make your flash drive much slower, and may make it unreadable on Windows computers. This is not a problem with this drive, but a generic problem between Macs and Windows - google for "How to Remove an EFI System Partition or GPT Protective Partition". I suspect that some reviewers didn't know about these types of issues when...
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