To test the “real world” performance of Memorex’s new flash drives, I copied and pasted MB worth of randomly generated files and directories. Appropriately named the Mini TravelDrive, this new flash drive is only 2. They soon had the world asking themselves “Is it live, or is it Memorex? Before setting the password, you need to configure the size of the secure and public areas. Looking at the screenshot below, you can see that the device is unlocked and a password has not yet been set. We only work with trusted advertising partners.
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Most annoying was the fact that you could not access both the secure and public areas at the same time. This partition does not appear until access to it has been unlocked.
You can also e-mail Memorex for help via the company’s support Web site, which includes a searchable FAQ database. Before setting the password, you need to configure the size of the secure and public areas. Your mileage may vary, as the types of memogex and the size of the thumbdrive will affect your transfer speeds.
While not included with either flash drive, they can be downloaded form Memorex’s website. If the computer is already turned on, plug and play will automatically detect the drives. Powered by Create your own unique website with customizable templates. The password can be a maximum of sixteen characters.
Unfortunately, this had little effect on the drive’s overall combined index. Be aware that for most vendors, the actual size of files that you can store inside the drive is less than the jini drive size.
At the same time, there wasn’t much of a difference when it came to random access times or CPU usage. In order to keed this speed tests table reliable, I reserve the right to remove speed test entries that looks extremely unreliable. One of Sandra’s more useful tests is the File System benchmark. Once removed, the Mini’s secure partition will automatically lock. We delete comments that violate our policywhich we encourage you to read. When inserted again, you will only see the public area.
Here too, the Mini performed better with smaller files.
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While shorter, the Mini retains many of the features found on the full sized TravelDrive. As you can see, that wasn’t the case. Its metallic silver case looks resilient but feels surprisingly fragile in your palm.
For some reason I expected the TravelDrive to pull through and take the top spot in this test. Search other USB flash drives: Galaxy S9 brings Te two steps forward, one step back. All of the files are between 10 bytes and 32MB in size and no more than four directories deep. Interestingly enough, both of them performed best with files about 2MB in size.
A copy of Secure TD is automatically copied to the public area so you can run it from any Windows computer. Memorex Memorex has been a leader in the storage industry for more than 40 years.
Following in the footsteps of some other flash-drive manufacturers, such as Powerhouse TechnologiesMemorex bundles a couple of data-security applications with the M-Flyer TravelDrive.
USB Flash Drive Speed Tests – VID = 12f7 (Memorex Products, Inc.), PID = 1d23
To get a feel for the “real world” performance, I also copied and pasted MB of random files and directories in Windows Explorer. Simply move the slider bar back and forth to choose the desired size. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s Both of them feature a nice looking design, good performance and a 2 year warranty.
It’s Secure TD software is also a nice bonus.
While best known for their recordable media, Memorex offers a wide range of storage products including memory cards and USB flash drives. The password can be a maximum of sixteen characters. To prevent loss, the clear plastic caps can be removed and placed on the opposite mejorex of the drives, similar to the cap on a pen.