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Fastest eVTran USB flash drives deals, for guys working with lot of video
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    Full MLC SSD drive within USB flash stick, can be used for raw recording of BM cameras without issues. And for very fast transfers.

    • 256GB for $58 minus coupons
    • 128GB for $38 minus coupons

    Get coupons at https://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/22452/new-aliexpress-august-sale-and-coupons-for-filmmakers#Item_8

    Best product I got from ali for long time.

    https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/eVtran-Read460M-Write360M-USB3-0-128gb-256gb-CNC-metal-case-external-ssd-120g-240g-usb3-1/2842018_32977697862.html

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  • Original price dropped.

    So, just need to wait a little for coupons to work.

  • These look really interesting.
    What do you think of this one from same company?
    https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32940862928.html

  • @DrDave

    Can be same, just with USB-C option. But I do not see any mention of MLC and this can be issue for sustained speeds like video.

  • I purchased the eVtran MLC as I was interested in the MLC technology. Bottom line: it does not come close to its advertised speeds. It isn't bad, but it isn't great, and I have older Lexar and Sandisk USB drives that are much faster.

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  • @DrDave

    First, use different software for benchmarks - HD Tune.

    Second, let me know size of your flash and USB port used.

  • I used it on a bunch of different computers, all with fast USB3 ports and super fast Samsung hard drives. It's just not very fast. In addition to the tests, just a basic file transfer is sluggish, large files, small files and groups of files. Also, in every way, even my older USB3 sticks outperform it. It isn't a bad drive, it's just a bit slower than my Sandisk and Lexar sticks and nowhere near--not even close--to the advertised speed rating. It's the 256gb model which is supposed to be a lot faster.

  • @DrDave

    How about show full disk random data writing charts from HD Tune for all of them?

    Also if you use Windows 7 check if you have UASP drivers (UASPStor.sys driver in device manager).

  • OK, if I have time. I have UASP, and I also have Win 8 and Win 10. But on all my computers, just testing copying different sized files from the SSD hard drive back and forth, the Sandisk Extreme Pro USB is faster, and I never get anything near the advertised rates for the MLC.

  • HDTune indicates that this drive is pretty much exactly one half of the rated speed.
    It's not a slow drive, it's just slower than my Sandisk and not the rated speed. Hey, it still works.

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  • @DrDave

    It is weird, as I gave such as present few times also and speed had been up to specs always. Can be interesting to disassemble it, may be they did not have proper memory at the time and used only half the channels and more dense memory.

    I suggest to write the at aliexpress via contacts about issue, they are very nice people.