Fremont, Calif.-based hardware component maker Corsair Memory Inc. announced at the 2013 International CES its Flash Voyager GT Turbo native USB 3.0 flash drives. This new series of flash drives may be used with both USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports and are natively compatible with Windows OS, Mac OS X, and Linux OS.
The Flash Voyager drives are available in three sizes: 32 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB. The latter two models offer read speeds of up to 260 MB per second and read [write] speeds of up to 235 MB per second. The entry 32 GB model offers up to 250 MB per second read speeds and up to 105 MB per second write speeds.
All three models come in a brushed metal housing with a retractable connector and are covered with a five-year warranty.
Manufacturer: Corsair Memory Inc.
Product: Flash Voyager GT Turbo flash drives
Availability: February 2013
Price: $50 for 32 GB model, $90 for 64 GB model, $180 for 128 GB model (all MSRP)
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