SanDisk Cruzer 16 GB USB Flash Drive SDCZ36-016G-B35,Black

SanDisk Cruzer 16 GB USB Flash Drive SDCZ36-016G-B35,Black

SanDisk Cruzer 16 GB USB Flash Drive  SDCZ36-016G-B35,Black

  • Take it all with you on reliable SanDisk USB flash drives
  • Transfer with confidence when moving images and other files from PC to PC or other CE devices
  • Available in 4GB, 8GB,16GB and 32GB capacities
  • Ideal for video-the easy way to store, share and playyour favorite video files.
  • Ideal for video-the easy way to store, share and play your favorite video files.
  • You can take it all with you on reliable SanDisk USB flash drives
  • You can transfer with confidence when moving images and other files from PC to PC or other CE devices

Experience reliable, portable storage with a SanDisk Cruzer USB Flash Drive. Why leave your photos, videos and music at home when they’ll fit in your pocket? Trust the minds behind flash memory to make it easy to store, transfer and share your digital files wherever you go. With up to 32GB of storage, these drives are built to handle the real world’s bumps and turns – so you can count on them to help you share plenty of pix, flix and other digital favorites wherever you go.

Last 3 reviews on SanDisk Cruzer 16 GB USB Flash Drive SDCZ36-016G-B35,Black

  1. 183 of 189 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Good drive for the money, December 4, 2011
    By 
    Derek Kingston (Provo, UT United States) –

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    When purchasing flash drives I try to read the reviews and understand what I’m getting into. Unfortunately, this one had no reviews, but was such a good deal, I decided to purchase it anyway. I have read about fake usb flash devices being sold (mainly on ebay but also on amazon), so I was a bit wary. Happily, this device is as advertised: I ran a full f3 test (this is the linux equivalent to h2testw) to determine the true capacity – it really is 64 GB and operates at USB 2.0 speeds (ubuntu disk utility benchmark reports average read rate of 35.8 MB/s and write rate of 3.0 MB/s).

    Pros:
    – good price (approx $1 per GB)
    – full 64 GB of storage in very small package
    – trusted SanDisk name
    – validates as true 64GB USB 2.0 device
    – small metal rod on back for connecting to key chain
    – BoBoTech shipped quickly

    Cons:
    – USB 2 is a bit slow (but USB3 devices are WAY more expensive)
    – plastic shell seems a bit flimsy (this hasn’t been a problem on my smaller 16GB Cruzer)
    – 1/8″ wider on each side from the connector – very tight fit next to power connector on my laptop

    Overall, I would recommend this drive if you are looking for a large capacity thumb drive and can live with USB 2 transfer speeds.

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  2. 196 of 206 people found the following review helpful
    4.0 out of 5 stars
    Big but Slow, August 26, 2011
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    I love having this flash drive with me everywhere I go. I can haul around massive amounts of data in my pocket for use or viewing/listening anywhere. HOWEVER, it’s the slowest flash drive I’ve ever used. My most recent previous one was a SanDisk Cruzer Micro 4 GB and it was fast. This flash drive, however, is slower than all other flash drives and external drives I’ve used. Soooo…. I’d recommend it to anyone who needs to carry around a lot of data but isn’t worried about lightning-speed data transfers.

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  3. 189 of 201 people found the following review helpful
    2.0 out of 5 stars
    SanDisk Cruzer 64GB VS Transcend 64 GB, June 15, 2012
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    I am a SanDisk fan. I have always used there products and have been happy with the speed and reliability that they offered. Recently I upgraded from the SanDisk Cruzer 16GB to the 32GB. Right away I noticed it was taking longer to move files. Also from time to time it would just stop during transfer. I left it on all night thinking it would finish and it never did. I Decommissioned that one and bought another a few months later locally this time. I figured I must have gotten a hold of a bad one. The new 32GB Cruzer did the same thing. I just worked around the issues and continued using it. I figured the 32gb model must be flawed in some way. Still being a fan of SanDisk Cruzers I just recently upgraded to the 64GB model. So far it hasn’t stopped during transfer but it still seemed to be taking to long. I decided to try a little test. I Purchased a Transcend 64GB thumb drive. I made a folder on my desktop and put 70 files of varying sizes equaling 4.03GB. I copied the folder to my SanDisk and timed it then I did the same with the Transcend. Here are the results:

    SanDisk Cruzer 64GB USB Flash Drive SDCZ36-064G-B35 transferring 70 files equaling 4.03GB it took 18.34 minutes
    Transcend 64 GB JetFlash 500 Retractable USB Flash Drive – TS64GJF500E transferring the same took 13.43 minutes

    I can’t speak for the long term reliability of the Transcend thumb because this is the first I’ve owned. What I do know is that it has a good solid feel, it’s cheaper then the SanDisk of the same size, and it’s considerably faster. I’m going to continue testing this drive and if it works out and I grow to trust it I will post again and let everyone know. For now I’m going to lean toward Transcend.

    ** Update as of 01/30/2013 **
    I continued using both the Sandisk 64 and the Transcend 64 daily at work. The Sandisk is still significantly slower and occasionally stops responding during transfer. Unfortunately there is no safe way to remove it because technically it’s still in use and will not respond to safe ejection procedures both in Windows and Linux. I just do a system shutdown hopping the OS will safely close the open files. I then remove it, restart the machine and try again. This may sound a bit extreme but I do it for a reason. One time it stopped responding on a 3 gig transfer so I let it sit for an hour. When I came back it was still unresponsive so I removed it and took it to another machine I was updating. When I inserted it the new machine I was asked if I wanted to format the Sandisk. I lost everything. Fortunately I had the same data on the transcend so it was just an inconvenience. If however I had been relying solely on the SanDisk it would have been a very long night. The Transcend 64 still continues to surprise me with it’s reliability and speed. It is used at work in the daily grind and shows no signs of instability or speed loss.

    Seven month tested daily, head to head- Transcend 64 GB JetFlash 500 Retractable USB Flash Drive TS64GJF500E VS SanDisk Cruzer 64GB USB Flash Drive SDCZ36-064G-B35. And!… It’s Transcend for the Win! Sorry SanDisk, this was a complete miss match. With all your resources, funding, and experience You should have stomped transcend into the ground. You need to get your staff into one room and discuss who dropped the ball and what your going to do about it. Your pro’s, this should never have happened and because it did you’ve introduced doubt into the minds of consumers you had won over years ago. This leaves me wondering was it a shameful loss for SanDisk or is there a new player in the game. In my opinion Transcend just stepped out of the background and into the foreground. They will be given serious consideration during my purchases in the future.

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