Know in Detail about Different USB Drives

USB drive is a small, portable flash memory card that plugs to the USB port of the system and works as a portable hard drive. There are several other names of USB drive such as jump drive, thumb drive, pen drive, token, key drive and USB flash drive. In USB drive, you can store huge amount of data. All types of files such as Images, videos, music files or any type of document files are easily stored in your pen drive. Due to its portable and small sizing nature, you can use USB drive in anywhere.
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There are several brands of USB drives available in today’s scenario. Some of them are:

  • SanDisk
  • HP
  • Transcend
  • Sony
  • Kingston
  • Intel
  • Toshiba
  • Lexar

Besides these, there are many other pen drive brands available in online/offline market. You can purchase any type of pen drive and make your task easy. Due to pen drive, there is no need to carry your laptop all time. You just copy all important files in your pen drive and use as you want.

Most of the flash drive looks same but the working method of all flash drives isn’t be same. There is a huge difference between all USB drives. You know, how one pen drive differs from other. There is a difference in memory type. Different pen drives have different size. Speed of pen drive also matters in USB flash drive which may vary from one to another pen drive. One other factor in USB drive is that it contains two types of memory: SLC (single-level cell) and MLC (multi-level cell). IN each memory cell, SLC stores one bit data where MLC stores two bits data. MLC is twice faster than SLC. The maximum read speed of MLC is 14 MB per sec and write speed is 10-12 MB per sec. The price of SLC is quite high as compared to MLC. That’s why maximum USB drives are made by the use of MLC memory.

You can check the quality of pen drive by the help of Windows Ready Boost logo which helps you to find supplement system RAM. Windows ReadyBoost minimum specification speed is 2.5 MB/sec, so as a customer, if you want high speed device then check Windows ReadyBoost logo. Apart from this, the price of pen drive also differs from one to another.