SanDisk Extreme PRO® USB
3.0 Flash Drive Provides Write Speeds Up to 240MB/sec1
The SanDisk Extreme PRO USB 3.0 flash drive features professional-grade performance with some of the fastest speeds in the industry. (Photo: Business Wire)
“The SanDisk Extreme PRO USB 3.0 drive offers world-class performance for technology aficionados who demand high-speed, durability and peace of mind that their files will be safe,” said
The high-performance SanDisk Extreme PRO USB 3.0 flash drive takes advantage of the next-generation specification by providing write speeds up to 240MB/s1 and read speeds up to 260MB/s1. These speeds allow users to transfer a full-length movie in seconds, or 1,000 hi-res photos in less than 35 seconds2, making the drive ideal for carrying video and photo collections. These are some of the reasons why USB 3.0-enabled device shipments will surpass two billion in 2016, up from approximately 600 million in 2013, according to Multimedia Research Group, Inc3.
SanDisk’s Extreme PRO USB 3.0 flash drive offers a sophisticated and durable aluminum metal casing, which protects against everyday wear and tear. Also included is SanDisk SecureAccess™ software that provides 128-bit AES file encryption and password protection4 to secure private files while leaving the rest of the drive visible for sharing.
Pricing and Availability
The SanDisk Extreme PRO USB 3.0 flash drive is available worldwide now and on www.sandisk.com in a 128GB capacity carrying an MSRP of
* 1GB=1,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user storage less.
1 Up to 240MB/s write speed to drive, up to 60 times faster than standard USB 2.0 drives (4MB/s); up to 260MB/s read speed. USB 3.0 port required. Based on internal testing; performance may be lower depending upon host device. 1MB=1,000,000 bytes.
2 Based on 1.2GB video transfer (MP4) or 3.6GB transfer of photos (avg. file 3.8MB) with USB 3.0 host device. Results may vary based on host device, file attributes and other factors.
4 Password protection uses 128-bit AES encryption and is supported by Windows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Mac OS X v10.5+ (Software download required for Mac, see www.sandisk.com/secureaccess)
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