eMMC Flash technology can do read speeds of about 140MB/s. This technology is found in solid state drives (SSD), and I thought that it would also be in top-of-the-range USB Flash sticks, but at a price.
So, I looked at Officeworks, and found this:
Apparently, this Flash stick has the same technology as in SSDs. Here is the manufacturer's page:
I looked online, found the cheapest here, AU$44.95 ($49.34 including postage):
...so, I ordered it. Immediately after ordering, the website shows as out-of-stock, so I hope they have got that right and I have indeed got the last one -- I have had the experience of an online store saying in-stock, only to find it isn't after placing the order.
I am keen to get hold of this and test its speed!
Comments:User feedback Posted on 8 Sep 2016, 23:35 by admin
This feedback from Ryan on Amazon, is a very good overview of speed:
Random read/write speed is probably my main concern, using the drive for woofQ. Interesting, Ryan says that although not up to modern SSD random read/write, it is still better than a hard drive.