Western Digital Corporation unveiled its fastest, high-capacity USB flash drive to date, promising potential consumers with the flashing speed, capacity, and reliability of a Solid State Drive (SSD) all in one tiny device.

This will make a perfect accessory for graphic designers, photographers, musicians, video producers… Well this is certainly a must-have for creative professionals and tech enthusiasts, as long as you have massive files that are looking for a home like this high-performance SanDisk Extreme PRO USB 3.1 Solid State Flash Drive.

The Extreme PRO USB 3.1 Solid State Flash Drive makes its debut with a sleek and sophisticated design, encased with durable aluminium metal and armed with a retractable connector for ultimate style and reliability. It is hailed as a game-changer in the USB storage category, boasting high-speed read and write capabilities and a USB 3.1 interface for hassle-free file transfers.


With unparalleled read speeds of up to 420MB/s and write speeds of up to 380MB/s1, it will most likely take less than 15 seconds to transfer a full-length 4K movie to the drive2. Impressive and this definitely is one of the winning factors if you need to get that ultra large file to your client in a jiffy! Moreover, having the USB 3.1 feature allows users to quickly access files and move them conveniently when on the go, without having to worry about a cable.

Included in every drive is the SanDisk SecureAccess® software, which offers 128-bit file encryption and password protection3, so you will never have to worry about your files falling into the wrong hands. The drive also comes with a limited lifetime warranty4.

Most SanDisk storage solutions can be found at retailers worldwide. But this latest Solid State Flash Drive has been made available since late January 2017 at Amazon.com and Best Buy for US$179.99 (approximately SGD182.08). A 128GB version is also available at US$79.99 (approximately SGD112.07).

Click here if you’d like to read more about these Flash Drives and how they can make your file management and transfers a breeze.

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1 – Read speeds up to 420MB/s, write speeds up to 380MB/s. USB 3.1 Gen 1 or 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 4K video transfer (4GB) with USB 3.1, Gen 1 or USB 3.0 host device. Results may vary based on host device, file attributes and other factors.

3 – Password protection uses 128-bit AES encryption and is supported by Windows Vista®, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10 and Mac OS X v10.6+ (Software download required for Mac, see www.sandisk.com/secureaccess).

4 – 30 years in Germany, Canada and regions not recognizing lifetime warranty, see www.sandisk.com/wug.

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