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SanDisk64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive
 
4.8

(based on 39 reviews)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast (32)
  • Easy to use (18)
  • Compact (16)
  • Highly compatible (16)
  • Easy to set up (15)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • High volume (13)
    • Home (7)
    • Back-up (5)
    • Additional storage (4)
    • File transfer (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Power user (20), Casual user (13)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (23), Business (11)
      • Computer Platform:
      • PC (21), Mac (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (7)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Huge step up from USB 2.0 flash drives

    I did a ton of research and comparisons before deciding to buy this flash drive. For price versus capacity and performance this SanDisk drive was the clear winner.

    I've seen write speeds...Read complete review

    I did a ton of research and comparisons before deciding to buy this flash drive. For price versus capacity and performance this SanDisk drive was the clear winner.

    I've seen write speeds ranging from 50-110 MB/s when transferring 1-4 GB MKV files to this drive from an external 7200 RPM USB 3.0 HDD. I haven't tried transferring files from my internal SSD but I'm sure the transfer rate would be even higher. I have this drive formatted as NTFS for USB playback compatibility with my plasma TV.

    After waiting for 30+ minutes for a single MKV file to transfer at 8 MB/s to my USB 2.0 flash drive, this drive has been absolutely amazing.

    The entire drive and sliding mechanism feels very sturdy.

    Wish the drive was a little bit shorter, although it hasn't been an issue for me.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Drive OK but Interfers with other USBs

    When connected, the USB device in the next USB recepticle doesn't work properly. If you move that non functioning device to the other side of the computer, it works fine. Not a great...Read complete review

    When connected, the USB device in the next USB recepticle doesn't work properly. If you move that non functioning device to the other side of the computer, it works fine. Not a great situation but workable. The speed is OK, not great. If you use an extension cable to separate the flash drive from the computer it helps the interference problem but slows down the flash drive.

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    5.0

    Huge step up from USB 2.0 flash drives

    By Mr. Missouri

    from Little Rock, AR

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Highly Compatible
    • Sturdy

    Cons

    • Could Be Shorter

    Best Uses

    • High-definition Video
    • Multi-gb Mkvs Mp4s

    Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

    I did a ton of research and comparisons before deciding to buy this flash drive. For price versus capacity and performance this SanDisk drive was the clear winner.

    I've seen write speeds ranging from 50-110 MB/s when transferring 1-4 GB MKV files to this drive from an external 7200 RPM USB 3.0 HDD. I haven't tried transferring files from my internal SSD but I'm sure the transfer rate would be even higher. I have this drive formatted as NTFS for USB playback compatibility with my plasma TV.

    After waiting for 30+ minutes for a single MKV file to transfer at 8 MB/s to my USB 2.0 flash drive, this drive has been absolutely amazing.

    The entire drive and sliding mechanism feels very sturdy.

    Wish the drive was a little bit shorter, although it hasn't been an issue for me.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Computer Platform:
    • PC

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    5.0

    Mac Appropriate with a Little Work

    By Bob Lucas

    from La Canada, CA

    About Me Power user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast

    Cons

    • Setup Req'd For Mac

    Best Uses

    • High Volume
    • Sensitive Materials

    Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

    Like many computer accessories, this one comes out of the box primed for use on a PC. But, by downloading the Mac software, reformatting the drive to use the Mac file structure, your file size is no longer limited and the thing is fast as advertised!

    • Primary use:
    • Personal
    • Computer Platform:
    • Mac

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    5.0

    64GB Cruser Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive

    By RNS

    from NJ

    About Me Casual User

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Easy To Manage
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Fast
    • Highly Compatible

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home

      Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

      Currently I only have pc tha uses USB 2.0 but bought 3.o USB version for future when I will get cp with 3.0 usb ports, that is looking ahead.The device is compatible with USB2.0 ports - I critisied for not mentioning in the product info -has to call customer service - happend to be very responsive, fast and friendly. The flsh drive seems to work very fast compared to standard no frill flash drives I have been usingso far. I intend to use this as backup my files/photos. I do not have any negative comments so far and happy with the device.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Computer Platform:
      • PC

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      5.0

      FAST! Really Fast!

      By udeupa

      from Fontana, CA

      About Me Power user

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Manage
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Fast
      • Highly Compatible

      Cons

      • Bulky

      Best Uses

      • High Volume
      • Home
      • Small Networks

      Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

      Many USB claim they are 3.0 and fast, but this one seems to be faster! I filled it up with 60GB movies really fast. This thing is amazing! The only thing is that this drive is longer than other drives, kind of bulky.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Computer Platform:
      • PC

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      3.0

      Drive OK but Interfers with other USBs

      By PLB

      from Carlsbad, CA

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy To Set Up

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home

        Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

        When connected, the USB device in the next USB recepticle doesn't work properly. If you move that non functioning device to the other side of the computer, it works fine. Not a great situation but workable. The speed is OK, not great. If you use an extension cable to separate the flash drive from the computer it helps the interference problem but slows down the flash drive.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Computer Platform:
        • PC

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        5.0

        Fast little flash drive

        By Mike V.

        from Rockville, MD

        Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

        Very fast read and write speeds. Of course you need a 3.0 port on your computer to achieve peak performance. Overall very satisfied with the purchase. Cool looking design also.

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        5.0

        Real quick USB 3.0

        By Akila

        from Atlanta, GA

        About Me Power user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Ultrafast

        Cons

        • Price

        Best Uses

          Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

          Bought this drive for transferring large content everyweek. The drive speed is as advertised.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
          • Computer Platform:
          • PC

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          5.0

          Great product, great service by B&H

          By gordon

          from Chicago

          About Me Power user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Fast
          • Highly Compatible

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • High Volume
            • Home

            Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

            It is a new world in that technology, at least for me, has moved from USB 2.0 flash drives to now this USB 3.0 flash drive that I've purchased and which works superbly, as did B&H from which I purchased it.

            • Primary use:
            • Business
            • Computer Platform:
            • PC

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            2.0

            It's as cheap as you expect it is

            By Kris

            from Dallas, TX

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Fast

            Cons

            • Cheap
            • Frustrating

            Best Uses

              Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

              This is one of the cheapest USB 3 sticks out there. I guess you get what you pay for. The first time I tried to plug it in to my MacBook Pro I couldn't because the USB head kept sliding back in to it's shell like a turtle head. It was extremely frustrating and I was going to send it back.

              However, I did learn how to keep the USB head locked out while plugging in. So I think I'm going to keep it. Still... you've been warned.

              • Computer Platform:
              • Mac

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              5.0

              Small, compact, secure & fast

              By Chappytini

              from Wilton, CT

              About Me Casual User

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Easy To Manage
              • Easy To Set Up
              • Fast
              • Highly Compatible

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

                  Great for storage of large files in a portable and secure format.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business
                  • Computer Platform:
                  • PC

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                  5.0

                  Excelent usb drive!

                  By Mauricio

                  from Brazil

                  About Me Casual User

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Fast
                  • Highly Compatible

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • High Volume

                    Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

                    A very fast usb drive. Achives at least 120mb sustained write on my system when transfer photos or videos.
                    Just could be rugged to get more protected from impacts or accidental drops.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Computer Platform:
                    • PC

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                    5.0

                    FASTER THAN AN EXTERNAL USB HARDDRIVE

                    By mikerose19

                    from new york

                    About Me Power user

                    Pros

                    • Super Fast

                    Cons

                    • Cost Moore

                    Best Uses

                    • High Volume

                    Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

                    I Am using it on a usb 2.0 laptop. I just tested it against an external sata usb 2.0 harddrive.
                    Sandisk----------120 sec 2gig-folder usb 2.0
                    ex harddrive--- -165 sec 2gig-folder usb 2.0

                    I dont have to carry an external hardrive anymore.This sandisk will do better

                    • Primary use:
                    • Business
                    • Computer Platform:
                    • PC

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                    4.0

                    Good option but could be less bulky

                    By Mike K

                    from San Francisco, CA

                    About Me Casual User

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fast

                    Cons

                    • Physical Size

                    Best Uses

                    • Secondary Storage

                    Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

                    Good for secondary storage or as an archive for documents that I don't want to store in Dropbox. I carry it around attached to my key chain. I would say that my only complain is the physical size - the drive is pretty large and competes with my car remote in bulkiness.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal
                    • Computer Platform:
                    • PC

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                    5.0

                    Best product around!

                    By Brian

                    from New York

                    Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

                    The extreme is the best, it's very spacious & fast when transferring files I love to watch movies so it's the very ideal thing to get I would recommend this & the website to all my friends!

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                    4.0

                    Cruzer for the Extreme User

                    By Cornerstone

                    from Sarasota Florida

                    About Me Power user

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Fast
                    • Highly Compatible

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • High Volume
                      • Small Networks

                      Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

                      We use these flash drives to store videos to show clients, they are fast and have a good track record. We purchased three just last month.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business
                      • Computer Platform:
                      • Mac

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                      4.0

                      Fastest Flash I've Ever Used

                      By Michael

                      from Tucson, AZ

                      About Me Power user

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Fast

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • High Volume
                        • Sensitive Materials

                        Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

                        I've only had this product for a few days but over a USB 3.0 port this is the fastest flash drive I've ever used. I haven't compared its performance over a 2.0 port yet. It is the non-removable version of the drive, meaning that Windows will allow you to split it up into multiple partitions. That having been said, I have been unsuccessful in getting it to boot via DOS or Windows PE/RE. It seems others have had that problem with this drive as well. Hopefully I'll figure that part out. In the meantime it's great for transferring large amounts of data, including large encrypted volumes which mount and update directly very easily.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Business
                        • Computer Platform:
                        • PC

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                        5.0

                        A great and quick device

                        By john

                        from la mesa ca

                        About Me Power user

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Compact
                        • Easy To Manage
                        • Easy To Set Up
                        • Fast
                        • Highly Compatible

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • High Volume
                          • Home

                          Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

                          We use this to store downloads for brushes, patterns, fonts and countless other things.

                          • Computer Platform:
                          • PC

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                          5.0

                          Lighting fast, great product

                          By Mike Ng

                          from Austin, TX

                          About Me Casual User

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Compact
                          • Easy To Manage
                          • Fast
                          • Highly Compatible

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

                              I use this device for documents and large size photo transfers. This product is not new to me, I have been a SanDisk customer for age and love this product. A few times I forgot my other SanDisk flash drives in my pants in my washer/dryer machines. I thought the drives would be damaged from water and heat but no problem at all. I took them out and plugged in...still working like a champ until now.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal
                              • Computer Platform:
                              • PC

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                              5.0

                              It's quick

                              By Bigh

                              from Oak Ridge, TN

                              About Me Power user

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Set Up
                              • Fast
                              • Highly Compatible

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • High Volume

                                Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

                                So far, so good. I bought two of these Flash drives to replace several aging USB 2.0 drives. I'm very happy with the transfer speeds, both read and write. They are excellent.

                                Only con is that they come preloaded with SanDisk's encryption software. I use TrueCrypt so reformatting was necessary. It would have been nice if they shipped without preinstalled stuff. Not enough of a con to make them less than 5 stars though.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal
                                • Computer Platform:
                                • PC

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                                5.0

                                I would buy this product again and again

                                By Fran

                                from Boca Raton Florida

                                About Me Power user

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Compact
                                • Easy To Manage
                                • Easy To Set Up
                                • Fast
                                • Highly Compatible

                                Cons

                                • None

                                Best Uses

                                • Home
                                • Small Networks
                                • Store Photos

                                Comments about SanDisk 64GB Extreme USB 3.0 Flash Drive:

                                Use for storing photos from camera card wile on the go. It's very fast

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal
                                • Computer Platform:
                                • PC

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