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Sharkoon Flexi-Drive Extreme Duo

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Posted December 17, 2010 by Kevin in News

SuperSpeed USB: Sharkoon expands their lineup of USB3.0 products and
presents their first USB3.0 stick. The Sharkoon Flexi Drive Extreme Duo is
based completely on speed and offers read and write speed transfer rates of
up to 130 MB/s.

The rapid transfer rates of the Flexi Drive Extreme Duo is in thanks
particularly to its flash memory architecture. Sharkoon equipped for the
first time a memory stick with a synchronized DDR NAND. The integrated
USB3.0 controller manages two SLC-based DDR NAND components with its dual
channel mode. Particularly with the extreme increased performance of the
write speed produced by the synchronized DDR flash memory: The Sharkoon
Flexi Drive Extreme Duo with its 16 GB storage capacity can be completely
filled within less than two minutes. Thanks to the SLC memory cells, which
allows up to 100,000 writes per cell, the stick is also extremely long
lasting. The Flexi Drive Extreme Duo is moderate in reference to its power
usage: The USB3.0 controller is designed for 1.2 Volt operating voltage.

The device comes in an elegant black aluminum housing with transparent
protective cap. The stick contains a keychain eyelet, measures 21 x 9 x 68
mm, weighs 12.4 g and supports the operating systems Windows XP, Windows
Vista, Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit), Mac OS 10 as well as Linux. The introduced
Sharkoon Flexi Drive Extreme Duo is a 16 GB model, further memory sizes are
currently planned.

Source: http://www.sharkoon.com

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