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USB Review: ADATA UV350/32GB

October 02, 2021 — ~rawktucc

I recently purchased some new USB drives as my existing ones are USB 2.0 only.
Here’s some testing I did for one of them, the ADATA UV350, 32GB model.

Specifications

  • Part Number: AUV350-32G-RBK
  • Dimensions (L x W x H): 42.4 x 14.95 x 5.35mm / 1.7 x 0.6 x 0.2"
  • Weight: 5.9g / 0.2oz
  • Interface: USB 3.2 Gen1 ( backward compatible with USB 2.0 )
  • Performance: Up to 90MB/s (Read); 40MB/s (Write)
  • Warranty: 5-year limited
  • Local purchase price: $9.99 CDN (+13% HST tax)

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Don’t trust ExFAT with your data

August 11, 2021 — ~rawktucc

I have a couple personal anecdotes on why you shouldn’t trust ExFAT as the filesystem for your valuable files. Let’s say you have a drive to share some personal files with family and friends. The files are large, and the recipients all use different systems, so ExFAT is the best choice because:

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