Corsair releases its first 32GB USB flash drives
The USB 2.0 drives are bootable
Computerworld - Corsair Inc. today announced its largest capacity USB flash drives in two models, each sporting 32GB of capacity. Corsair plans to demonstrate the flash drives at the Consumer Electronics Show next week.
Corsair is marketing the portable drives by noting that 32GB of capacity allows them to hold 16 full-length, high-definition movies or an entire season of a TV series.
The Corsair GT 32GB USB 2.0 drives are also bootable, meaning they can store full versions of operating systems and applications to quickly "re-create" the necessary software environments to troubleshoot system problems. Corsair said it will not offer up read/write speeds for its drives, saying only that the GT model is up to 4x faster than the average USB drive. Published reports, however, state the 16GB version of the Corsair drive has a 24.5Mbit/sec. read speeds.
The Corsair 32GB Survivor USB flash drive
The Corsair 32GB Voyager USB flash drive
Mac OS X.
They are currently available in 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacities. The 32GB Flash Voyager will retail for $229.99 and the 32GB Flash Survivor will list for $249.99.
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