dealskingston datatraveler108 16gb flash drive for $14…


I've only had great experiences with Kingston DataTravelers. They are great in that they do not have a cap you can lose - the device just snaps open and closed.

More, at 16GB for just $15, this price (almost?) cannot be beaten at the moment. If you are in the market, this is a deal!


Bought this last time I saw it. Great drive and very fast. Only complaint was that is runs very hot if you make a large data transfer and that is comes FAT formatted so I was unable to store larger files (like ISO images, etc) for transfer. Converted it to NTFS and it worked fine for this. In some computers it did have a tendancy to not quite fit the USB drives because it doesn't have a traditional "caged in" USB connector, but without it, it saves alot of space.

All of these were minor annoyances and definately not a reason for me not to buy another.


@ravensentinel: You say its fast, but I don't see anywhere if it is USB 3.0 or 2.0, do you happen to know?


Cannot find specs on actual read/write I/O anywhere. I'm guessing it's not that fast.


In the comments on NewEgg, people are saying 9-20 MB/s. Not sure if that's "fast" but I managed to copy a 5 GB ISO image to it in about 3-4 minutes. Copying my music (about 2 GB) took about 1-1.5 minutes.