Kingston Wants to Put 256GB on Your Keychain

February 18, 2010

Gone are the days of the 512 meg flash drive. No, in just a few short years, thumb drives have gone from a good substitute for CD-Rs to having more storage than many laptops. But 256 gigs? That's gonna cost you.

Inching ever-closer to the Johnny Mnemonic future we were promised so long ago, the DataTraveler 310 USB flash drive offers a mind blowing 256 gigabytes of storage space in a package that is roughly the size of your pinky. Capable of holding up to 54 DVDs worth of data, the DT 310 offers transfer rates of 25MB/sec (read) and 12MB/sec (write).

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I'm sure you, like the rest of us, are chomping at the bit to get your hands on this little baby, but you might want to hold off for a sale, because the current MSRP sadly sits at a show-stopping $1108. Apparently 1100 bucks wasn't steep enough. Still, dare to dream, gadget addicts!

Source: Engadget

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