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SanDisk Ultra 64GB (SDCZ48-064G-U46) USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

  1. Introduction, Packaging and Specification
  2. Test Bench and Methodology
  3. 8MB ATTO Benchmark
  4. CrystalDisk Mark Benchmark
  5. Transfer File Tests
  6. Conclusion
  7. View All

India U.S. U.K.
Rs. 2,849/- $38.95 £35.05

  • 5 Years Warranty
  • Retractable design
  • Bad write performance
  • Not recommended for frequent file transfer purposes
SanDisk sent their Ultra 64GB USB 3.0 make of their ultra series flash drives, which is advertised to be up to 4 times faster than USB 2.0 drives in comparison to their Cruzer USB 2.0 counterparts. However for such flash drives, any brands mostly point out the read speed. For such larger-than-32GB flash drives, you would obviously expect quicker write speeds as well especially when you’re moving a large file. Moving on, the packaging is pretty straight forward. At the back there’s an info that you get 5 years warranty on this drive. This drive from SanDisk is retractable type…

Review Overview

Performance - 4
Storage Space - 8
Overall Value - 5

5.7

BBQ Score

Summary : It does use a retractable design followed by 5 years warranty period label, but in reality the write speed is so bad, it shouldn't be labeled as USB 3.0, rather its a drive that happens to have a blue coloured connector. The read speed is mediocre, so for such tasks it shouldn't be an issue. Be warned, imagine transferring a single large file. You end up waiting for VERY LONG time. It comes with a 56.3GB of formatted space. Expect to see this drive, at a bargain bin near you exactly the way we still Find SanDisk Cruzer Blade USB 2.0 series even now.

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