The Samsung USB-C Flash Drive (2022) is small, but it can reach sequential read/write speeds of over 400/100 MBps using its USB-C 3.1 Gen 1 5 Gbps (625 MBps) interface. It is backward compatible with previous USB standards.
It’s tiny: 33.70 X 15.90 X 6.40mm x 3.4g. And tough: waterproof (1m for 72 hours seawater), shockproof, magnetproof, temperature proof and X-ray proof, all backed by a 5-year warranty.
Tests: Samsung USB-C Flash Drive (2022)
Our test device was a Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio 2022 (2022), a beautiful and enviable thing (review) with a Thunderbolt 4 port.
Using Crystal Disk Mark Tests peak performance. Sequential read/write speeds were 416.45/116.17 MBps, excellent for a flash drive.
CPDT tests sustained read/write. Sequential read/write speeds were 377.32/106.65 MBps.
Black Magic Disk Speed Test analyzes video rendering In a pinch you could do 1080p
Specifications and price
CyberShack Opinion: My Is My New Best Friend
Fast, small, you’ve already missed the limit, but it’s invaluable for moving larger files from one device to another at a reasonably fast pace.
If you compare prices, the 256 GB is currently $53.80 on Amazon AU
CyberShack Storage News & Reviews
Samsung USB-C Flash Drive (2022)
• 64/128/3256GB $25/40/80 but shop around
- Small and super strong
- 256GB capacity is excellent
- Samsung quality