Best USB Flash Drive Brands


The Top Ten

1 SanDisk

I has gone through my washing machine more than five times and it still works perfectly! Using the same pen drive for the last 2 years.

I m using micro cruzor from 2yrs
Of 8GB capacity I have used it in many harsh conditions, but it seems to me like a new one every time I see it and use it, I love SanDisk for its world best quality products.

This one is awesome. I have one and it is of 16GB and it is like 1.5 years old and it also got in some accidents like falling from a 5th floor, and mistakely got in the laundry with my jacket, but it still works more than like a new one.

9 years done with my first Kingston.
No issues as yet.
Need I say more?

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2 Kingston

I have a Kingston Data Traveler 16gb. It's been with me for three years now. I need a big memory because I use it in a daily basis to access and save my school works like high resolution photos, digital arts, videos to edit and 3D stuff

I have also kingston dragon 8gb it is still working perfectly.

I have kingston Data traveler 16Gb. I brought it in 2007, Up to now it's, working perfectly.

Good quality

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3 Transcend

Transcend is better than Kingston in Sri Lanka.

I have used 4gb Transcend and it capable with me cause it can copy faster than Kingston that's why I choose Transcend thank...

Transcend pen drive is the best quality to compare than other pen drive

World no1 branded transcend pendrive.2009 I am purchase 2gb transcend pentrive.9 years I am using(2009-2018) upto this year no compalints this pendrive.But iam purchase kingstone 8gb 2010,sandisk 4gb 2011.2 to 3 years fault this pendrives..Always best trancend pendrives long life...

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4 HP HP The Hewlett-Packard Company was an American multinational information technology company headquartered in Palo Alto, California.

It looks great but I have worse experience. With in 5 month my 16 GB pen Drive stop working..

Yes, it is one of the best storage devices in the world!

HP is one of the number 1 pen drive
BEST ONE, AWESOME aand I love this brand very much
Use it and enjoy

HP products are always good quality. - BarrowsIns

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5 Sony Sony Sony Corporation, commonly referred to as Sony, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in K┼Źnan Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

I've had my pen drive for 4 years now, with daily use, and always works perfect I do daily backups of my work, storing from big photoshop files to small ones, everything fits perfectly.

Really good, It went in the wash and dryer and still fine

Transferring and backing up data have

Never been simpler. Every series of our

Diverse range of USB storage media has

Unique features suited for different needs.

I like sony much

Best of Sony

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6 Corsair

The Voyager GT is incredibly fast compared to other USB 2.0 flash drives. In reality it can read up to 30MB/s and write at about 20MB/s. Never had such fast usb drive.

Reliable and fast, consistent high end performance. May cost a little more, but quality pays for itself.

Awesome very fast unit. Never let me down and fast enough to play be movies

Best pen drive deep

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7 Moser Baer

I LOVE YOU Moser Baer

Nice attractive red colour look

It a very good pendrive. I have been using it for 4.5 years. It still like new


8 Lexar

I have used one for over 2 years and it worked great, until a friend of mine borrowed it and lost it. I was really sad, but it was a great flash drive.

I loved it so much. I think it's the best

It was the best usb ever I love you lexar!

The best USB flash drive ever I had.

Great brand and I like the included software for encryption.

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9 Imation

I like once the "lock" function which really help to prevent virus

I bought this product 8 years ago. And it's still working.

That lock key is a must have

This is very good and cute drive, I love it ever

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10 Toshiba Toshiba Toshiba Corporation is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Its very nice to use.. And toshiba design is good...

Great designs and waterproof!

I do not felt a single problem while using toshiba...

It's very good to use. The pendrives work really well.

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The Contenders

11 A-Data

New in the competition, will soon be at number 1 because of quality and innovation, just use them-you'll love it... Really.

I found it to be good value for the money I spent

Well, I love this brand of U.S.B.

It serves me a lot of benefits, just like protecting my files from being lost.

Adata 16 GB... usb - 3.1 is the best USB Flash drives.

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12 PNY

This is my reccomended brand because of its durability trust me I've tried them all and kingston has nothing on this :D

PNY Pan Drive quality is so good.

It's data transfer rate is faster than both Kingston and SanDisk. It's data transfer rate remains the same even after years of use.

I've been using 32gb of its for last one year, incredible reed and write speed and after a year of uses, it's transfer rate has been still the same.

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13 Apacer

This is one of the best company getting unnoticed.. I used it for nearly 3 years and tortured it a lot.. But is is still working the same as it was when I bought it.

At least 4 years here on quite frequent usage (few times a week on average). Also like it speed - its faster than some newer ones.

I just purchased one and hope it would be a good product with small size.

Its very strong and faster than Ohters'

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14 Silicon Power

Best pen drive.. Special feature-water proof

Its great and beautiful.

Great design and one of the fastest drives ever I recommend this to all of you

Best pen drive and cute design and also waterproof

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15 LaCie

Awesome brand! I own a Rugged Key that is water proof, 3.0 usb, 32 gb, resists 100 meters of fall and protects my data with a password. And I have a backup software that came with the product and copy all the files from my pen drive every time I connect at my Mac. It's great

16 CD-R King

I'm proud to be Pinoy... Good quality products (CD-R King)

I've had two(2) 8GB cd-r king usb's that just stopped working after a few months. It's hardware is totally not durable and the files get easily corrupted and in worse cases, like what happened to mine, it just down plain won't be read in any computer device at all. Don't recommend this brand for people who are concerned about storing important files in their flashdrive.

I'm using my CD-R king USB for almost 3 years. Love it.

CD-R King all the way!

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17 OEM
18 PQI

Went through washer & dryer and is STILL working perfectly.

PQI drives are innovative, cool, fast, durable and life time warranty and too small

Never had any trouble with this USB

I still have my 128MB flash drive working for 12 years now after more washings and crashes.

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19 Crucial
20 TDK

I have it for 4 years! It's great

I have TDK for almost 3 years,mistakenly got in the laundry with my clothes but I am still using it. It works great!


21 Strontium

Strontium has the best quality above all!

It's faster, stays longer and above all the best quality...!

Best quality and great design.

Best of oll

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22 Kingmax

I think its new


best usb

I got a 4gb kingmax and still kicking despite of lost cover cap and just tied case... by the way I used mine as 6yrs now lol

23 Verbatim

They are perfect for me, not for performance but not for 10k file! I'm using it for project, Work great, recommended!

24 TwinMOS

Very faster, Nice & cheap...

25 Maxell

Its lasted for 4 years and gone in with my clothes in the washing machine a couple times. It's so awesome

Great experience with all flash Maxell drives.

Great memo, never lets me down...

Never failed me, great performance and style.

26 Patriot

These are hard to find but I feel they're the fastest drives available. If you want speed nothing can beet a patriot. Its data transfer rate is almost incredible and outmatches everyone

Fastest and reliable drives I ever used, this should be on the top of the list, the supersonic magnum series is the top of the class!

Best pen... I used in patriot mini pen drive and no issue came...
I will think this is the best pen drive... Almost

27 Emtec

Good looking and meets the expectations

It's pretty sweet, what can I say?

28 Ridata

top 1

29 PenDrive

One of the Top 3 in Malaysia!

Actually this brand top in Malaysia

30 Team

I'm using team fusion 2GB for more than 3 years now, and it's the best brand for me.. It should be in rank 3 at least.

31 Buffalo

Amazing Designs and Fantastic finishing! Using Same USB drive for around 5 years.

32 Western Digital
33 KingCom Digital

I really love this because they have no virus can enter

34 Croma

I am using it till 9 yrs still working best

35 Diunamai
36 Intenso
37 Duracell

Is the best flash drive...

38 USB Direct

For about 3 years I am using Genx 8 gb pendrive. It is light small and nice. It have a average speed. Genx is not so expensive. For a average use I recommend to buy Genx usb flash drives.

40 Verico
41 Olkya
42 Frohne
43 datAshur

The most secure and the most cool flash drive you can buy. You can have your contact details added so if you lose it, it can be found. Also I guess if your data is not important though just use a non-encrypted, non returnable flash drive!

I love these devices. It simply works out of the box, easy to setup and use and no software components to worry about. It is also cheap enough that if you do lose it, you will not break the bank, your data may be lost, but you can be assured it is safe.

Most secure flash drive that doesn't need software to decrypt!

Easier and more secure than any of the above, FACT! 100%hardware encryption, PIN activated! Enter PIN on device not on host :)
I'm very very happy with mine, recommend to all.

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44 Cruzer Glide

This is a good one. - BarrowsIns

I had this for a year but it has 4 giga bites and it held 7 games.
Good type of flash drive.

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Top Remixes

1. SanDisk
2. HP
3. Sony
1. Transcend
2. Kingston
3. SanDisk
1. SanDisk
2. Transcend
3. Kingston


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