- Brand Name: Corsair
- Model Number: CMFVY3-16GB
- Memory Storage Capacity: 16384 MB
16GB Flash Voyager USB 3.0
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- Corsair Cmfvy3-16Gb 16Gb Flash Voyager Usb 3.0
The Flash Voyager USB 3.0 series gives you the power of USB 3.0 speed, the flexibility of full USB 2.0 compatibility, and the rugged durability that the Voyager series is famous for.
USB 3.0 Speed. USB 2.0 Compatibility. Flash Voyager® Durability.
USB 3.0 Speed
As fast as USB flash drives are, copying files always seems to take a little longer than you'd like. The advent of the USB 3.0 interface puts an end to that. You can move files back and forth in a fraction of the time it takes with standard USB 2.0 flash drives, and the USB 3.0 interface is fast enough to allow you to view videos directly from your Flash Voyager, instead of the traditional extra step of copying them to a hard drive.
USB 2.0 Compatibility
Of course, Flash Voyager USB 3.0 is backward compatible with USB 2.0. Even if you haven't yet upgraded your PC to USB 3.0, it's still a great choice for convenient, reliable portable file management, and the additional performance will be ready when your PC is.
Durable and Shock-Resistant
The finger-friendly ergonomics of the Flash Voyager USB 3.0 will make it the USB flash drive that you'll want to take with you everywhere. Reliability is essential.
Corsair's proprietary all-rubber housing is extremely durable, for worry-free transport of your valuable data. And because accidents happen, Flash Voyager USB 3.0 is water-resistant.
Unlike traditional storage media, flash drives are solid-state, so they can easily handle the everyday — and not so everyday — drops and bumps that come with the territory.
Convenient and Compatible
It works with Microsoft® Windows®, Mac OS X® and even Linux without drivers, and there's no software to install — just plug it in, and go. If your computer has a USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 connector, you can use Flash Voyager USB 3.0.
Flash Voyager USB 3.0 Specifications
|Specifications||Flash Voyager USB 3.0 8GB||Flash Voyager USB 3.0 16GB||Flash Voyager USB 3.0 32GB|
|Capacity||8 GB||16 GB||32 GB|
|Max Sequential Read Speed||55 MB/s||70 MB/s||70 MB/s|
|Max Sequential Write Speed||12 MB/s||19 MB/s||39 MB/s|
|Interface||USB 3.0||USB 3.0||USB 3.0|
|Warranty||5 Years||5 Years||5 Years|
Contents and Specifications
- Flash Voyager USB 3.0 flash drive
- Support for Microsoft Windows®, Mac OS X®, and Linux with no driver or software installation necessary
- USB Standard-A connector works with both USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports
Top Customer Reviews
The Corsair 16 GB USB 3.0 flash drive has a similar design to the other Corsair flash drives. There is a detachable, rubber cap over the connectors and rubber molding over the body of the memory stick. The rubber molding allows for a firm grip on the drive and gives the impression that the drive is very durable.
I am however, disappointed that the flash drive does not come with a lanyard. I would think that this would be a simple addition by Corsair. I was also surprised by the size of the 16 GB USB 3.0 flash drive which is larger than any of the other Corsair flash drives that I own. It is 9.3 cm long from the end of the connectors without the cap attached, 2.5 cm wide and 1.3 cm high. The width and height of the flash drive make it difficult to plug in other USB devices next to or above the drive in side-to-side USB plugs. Lastly, I was disappointed that the 16 GB USB 3.0 flash drive only has a 5 year warranty whereas the USB 2.0 version has a 10 year warranty.
Overall, I have been pleased with the performance of the 16 GB USB 3.0 flash drive. I would have given it 5 stars if a lanyard had been included.
Update December 6, 2011 -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
After working flawlessly for months, the USB drive would no longer connect to my computer. I suspect that I bumped the drive when I moved my laptop on my desk, damaging the connector.Read more ›
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Can never have enough thumb drives. And this one is USB 3! I have a smaller one (USB2) in the same line. I like that you can drop it and it just bounces around. Read morePublished on April 8, 2014 by Kevin L. Grigsby
That forum there says it all: long story short, many, many users are finding that after a short amount of time (3 days to 1 month) their drives stop working. Read more
very bad product
See the forums, these USB 3.0, are missed.
Do not buy this product you will loose your money.