SanDisk has announced the SanDisk Extreme Pro USB 3.0 Flash Drive. The drive has write speeds up to 240MB/s and read speeds up to 260MB/s. At this speed the drive could transfer a full-length movie in seconds or 1,000 hi-res photos in just 35 seconds. SanDisk says the drive performs up to 60 times faster than standard USB 2.0 drives.
Philippe Willams, director of product marketing, SanDisk, said in the announcement, "The SanDisk Extreme PRO USB 3.0 drive offers world-class performance for technology aficionados who demand high-speed, durability and peace of mind that their files will be safe. We are excited to be expanding our USB 3.0 solutions, and this is another example of our efforts to enable consumers with fast access to content and data."
A 128GB version of the new drive costs $199.99. More information about the drive can be found on sandisk.com