Choosing a flash drive, first of all, you should know that USB Flash drives are not only memory but also data transfer rate, physical size, ability to protect data or materials and can be as a simple office means of storing and transferring data a stylish image device.
If you are looking for a flash driveto be able to transfer files and folders of small size from one computer to another, you can choose any model with memory of 2 Gb – it will be enough for these purposes.
If you have to copy to a USB flash drive large amounts of information, music or films, then you should pay attention to models of flash drives with capacity from 8, 16 or 32 Gb. The cost of flash drives with a capacity of 64, 128 and 256 Gb is too high and in this price category it is better to look for compact external hard drives.
Choosing a flash drive with a storage capacity of 4 Gb, be sure to pay attention to data transfer speed – if the speed is less than 30 MB/s, you risk to lose the data up too much time.
If you care about privacy information stored on the flash drive is of paramount importance to you, choose a model that offers preset programs to protect data with a password.
If you are looking for a stylish accessory that combines the portability of data, look at the models in metal cases finished in leather or wood. This flash drive will always attract attention and will say a lot about its owner.
Do not forget about the physical size of the drive are quite bulky and can occupy a lot of space in your pocket or purse, and close to his body the adjacent USB port in the computer. If size matters, then pay attention to the models of flash drives, the dimensions of which in length does not exceed one and a half inches.