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Jump drives have grown in popularity, but even more so they have grown in storage capability and speed. Lexar has a perfect 16 gigabytes (GBs) jump drive that has USB 3.0 capability that can help you move your files, and look at pictures, music, and/or video on your Smart TVs. With the 16 GBs available, you can store up to 3184 of the most common pictures, approximately 4000 songs, or around 16 hours of video.
The USB 3.0 capability can potentially provide nearly twice the speed of standard 2.0 devices. As an example, most of these devices utilizing the 2.0 standards will transfer at an approximate 18 megabytes per second. With the USB 3.0 technology the transfer rates will reach around 32 megabytes per second. This means that a two minute video will transfer in just 62 seconds rather than the 112 seconds of traditional USB devices. This device itself maxed out at 32 megabytes per second per our benchmark tools utilizing an USB 3.0 port.
Another feature that you can utilize with your Windows 7 and 8 notebooks and/or desktop is ReadyBoost which can use your flash drive as system memory. This can be used to make that slow computer just a bit faster, and it can be noticed. With a device with 16 GBs, it would be a significant difference since it can store more temporary files much quicker than your hard disk can. You can purchase Lexar jump drives at almost every department and office supply store. Click here for a list of places to purchase Lexar products.