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Data Transfer at Mind boggling Speeds: Reviewing Sandisk Extreme Go 3.1

If you are looking for simply storage, there are lots of options at less than half the price. But if you are looking for portability plus speed plus security, Sandisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 is absolutely a recommendation. It's worth the price and definitely one the best flash drives in the market

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When I first started it was the era of floppy drives in terms of portable storage. The size was 1.44mb to be precise. It's feels somewhat like to be in a different dimension when I see the flash storage going up and up in storage size, the costs becoming cheaper by the day and the speeds getting faster. Just to give your brain a figure to play with. Today's 256 GB which is 256000 MB is almost 177777 times jump in storage less than 17 years. In terms of speed the best it could get back then was 500 Kbps. Now Sandisk Extreme Pro 3.1 takes the speed to 380MB/s , which is 380000 kbps per second. What a jump from 500 to 380000 in speed!

SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1
It can truly be termed as a game changer. With read and write speeds of up to 200MB/s the SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 Flash Drive offers a convenient way to transfer and share content. It is around 35 times faster than normal usb 2.0 pen drives. SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 Flash Drive is available in 64GB and 128GB capacities at Rs.3990 and Rs.5990 respectively.

What's Great

Super speed

200 mbps is the fastest it can get in flash storage and this pen drive offers that. It makes transferring files literally a breeze. Just to give you a perspective, a full-length 4K movie can be transferred in less than 40 seconds. It takes around 60 seconds to transfer 1000 photos.

Storage
It comes in two capacities of 64GB and 128GB which is great portability.

Pricing
You get a portable super high speed flash drive at under Rs.4000. SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 Flash Drive is available in 64GB and 128GB capacities at Rs.3990 and Rs.5990 respectively.

Security
The drive comes with SanDisk Secure Access software. You could encrypt documents that you want to keep private. You could also put certain files, or the entire USB itself under lock and key.

What's Not Great

Design
There is no major change in design. Considering the technology upgrade, I wish Sandisk had also undertaken design upgrade.

The Last Word
If you are looking for simply storage, there are lots of options at less than half the price. But if you are looking for portability plus speed plus security, Sandisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 is absolutely a recommendation. It's worth the price and definitely one the best flash drives in the market.

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Puneet Mehrotra

Puneet Mehrotra is an author and columnist who loves inspiring people and writes on business and technolog

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