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USB Flash Drive Roundup – October 2006


How We Tested

During our benchmarking sessions, we used the configuration listed below. Between our benchmarking sessions the only different device was the USB Drive being tested.

Hardware Configuration

  • Motherboard: DFI LAN Party 925X-T2 (Intel 925X, Sep. 20th, 2004 BIOS)

  • CPU: Pentium 4 3.4 GHz LGA 775

  • Video Card: NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT

  • Memory: Two 512 MB DDR2-533 CM2X512-4200 CL4 from Corsair memory modules

  • Hard Drive: Maxtor DiamondMax 9 Plus (40 GB, ATA-133)

  • Screen resolution: 1024x768x32@85 Hz

Software Configuration

  • Windows XP Professional installed using NTFS

  • Service Pack 2

  • Direct X 9.0c

  • Intel inf driver version:

  • NVIDIA video driver version: 78.01

Used Software

We adopted a 3% error margin; thus, differences below 3% cannot be considered relevant. In other words, products with a performance difference below 3% should be considered as having similar performance.