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Your USB drive - size and general contents
Mar 26 2009, 6:27 am
By: MrrLL  
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Size of your default USB?
Size of your default USB?
Answer Votes Percentage % Voters
≤512MB 3
 
9%
None.
1GB 5
 
15%
None.
2GB 14
 
42%
None.
4GB 3
 
9%
None.
8GB 5
 
15%
None.
16GB 4
 
12%
None.
32GB 0
 
0%
None.
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Mar 26 2009, 6:27 am MrrLL Post #1



I know many of you might have several, but what is the size of the one you use for everything?

What do you generally store on it?

I only have it up to 32GB, assuming most of you can't afford 32GB's

I have a 16GB, 4GB, two 2GB, and a couple single GB's here and there. The price for the 16GB was 31$, but I received a 20$ rebate on it, so it really only cost me 11$. Unaware of great USB deals on the internet, I bought my first 2GB at Wal-Mart for 20$ a few years ago, which was a complete rip off. NEVER buy USB drives from chain stores, they are always overpriced.

I store everything on my 16GB, but since it has a great deal of space, its primary use is to hold games or software. I carry the 2500$ Adobe CS4 Master's Collection on it just in case I ever encounter someone I'm working with that says "I would create a logo for our project, but I can't afford Photoshop!", well guess what, BAM, copy over the CS4 directory, bitch. Yeah, larger ones come in handy sometime. Besides the chunky files, I carry your usual papers and lab write-ups that I know I'll never use again in my life but I still refuse to delete them (I even have crap from last semester, but I'm too stubborn to erase them). I also have a bunch of random .swf's just for those emergencies when you come in contact with a computer or laptop with no internet or games. You can always pretend you're on the internet by playing a bunch of flash games, eh?

So tell me..how big, and how do you use it?

:interested:



None.

Mar 26 2009, 6:40 am WoAHorde Post #2



I carry around a 2GB for music transfers or small applications.



None.

Mar 26 2009, 6:51 am Excalibur Post #3

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4GB SanDisk Cruzer.
Use: Piracy.




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Mar 26 2009, 7:02 am FatalException Post #4



1GB, for school and emulation. It's sadly small. :(



None.

Mar 26 2009, 7:44 am EzDay281 Post #5



2x4GB and 256MB.
latter is obsolete, but was basically what I have now in a more conservative manner. Former has... 3D stuff, programming stuff, pixel art for when I'm bored, any writing papers I need to work on, some music, and random stuff.

I used to have a 32GB, but the fuckering thing got broken for no apparent reason ...



None.

Mar 26 2009, 7:52 am MasterJohnny Post #6



8gb kingston datatraveler
cant have smaller stuff these days and you know they go up to 64gb these days right?
use: file backup



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Mar 26 2009, 11:49 am Vi3t-X Post #7



OCZ Rally2.
8GB

All purpose. Games, files, backups, school, etc.
http://www.ocztechnology.com/products/flash_drives/ocz_rally2_turbo_usb_2_0_flash_drive



None.

Mar 26 2009, 2:25 pm Lt.Church Post #8



Maxtor OneTouch 4 mini 160GB, only about the size of 3 thumbdrives so i figure it counts :wtfage:



None.

Mar 26 2009, 2:45 pm MrrLL Post #9



Quote from MasterJohnny
8gb kingston datatraveler
cant have smaller stuff these days and you know they go up to 64gb these days right?
use: file backup
Yeah, I know. Read the whole topic post.



None.

Mar 26 2009, 5:09 pm Elvang Post #10



Old 2gb Lexar
Currently contains M.U.G.E.N., StepMania, NES emulator, SNES emulator, around 15 portable apps, and a copy of every installer I've used in case I reformat.



None.

Mar 26 2009, 5:46 pm BlueWolf Post #11



8GB cruzer. Just got it last night, but I already stuffed it with programs I need for Architectural purposes. Some hacking tools might be hidden in there too ^^



None.

Mar 26 2009, 7:18 pm Echo Post #12



I got a free 2 GB one, it's really small. I use it for my AUTOCAD class to save my drawings and transfer it.



None.

Mar 26 2009, 9:38 pm Centreri Post #13

Relatively ancient and inactive

2GB Sandisk Cruzer. I just use it for carrying stuff around, like projects for school and stuff like that.



None.

Mar 27 2009, 12:14 am Doodle77 Post #14



Nonexistent.
Occasionally i find one that belongs to me, but i hardly ever use it.

I keep my school files in a 1 GB one-time-payment ftp account that i got a few years ago



None.

Mar 27 2009, 3:34 am Syphon Post #15



I have a 16 GB one. It died.



None.

Mar 27 2009, 8:22 pm Conspiracy Post #16



8 GB Micro Cruzer.

Has a variety of things on it, including a bunch installers, a bunch of games that have emulaters, and a few other things that could get me in trouble (at school ^.^) Also, some homemade virus's using AutoIt 3.

[My friend has a 64 gb flash drive too ;P.]



None.

Mar 27 2009, 9:53 pm Corbo Post #17

ALL PRAISE YOUR SUPREME LORD CORBO

I HAVE A 16MB DELL USB, YEs, MB, WHAT NOW.

Uh, I have a 2GB one besides the 16mb one fo carry videos, models, and more stuff. I use it for uni/work. I need a bigger one, though, since I recently encountered that my portfolio is composed of images that are around 50-100mb. 300dpi :(



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Mar 27 2009, 10:11 pm A_of-s_t Post #18

aka idmontie

I have two 1 GB, and two 512MB. One 1 GB is used for mods, the other is used for school and small programs. The 512 MB I don't use at all. O, and I have a porable .5 Terabyte harddrive, which I use for everything.

I don't get why someone would but a $160 thumbdrive when you can buy a terabyte for the same price.



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Mar 27 2009, 10:18 pm Conspiracy Post #19



Quote from A_of-s_t
I have two 1 GB, and two 512MB. One 1 GB is used for mods, the other is used for school and small programs. The 512 MB I don't use at all. O, and I have a porable .5 Terabyte harddrive, which I use for everything.

I don't get why someone would but a $160 thumbdrive when you can buy a terabyte for the same price.

DAMN. A terabyte of memory in flash drive form? My dreams ARE true :bleh:



None.

Mar 27 2009, 10:26 pm A_of-s_t Post #20

aka idmontie

Quote from Conspiracy
Quote from A_of-s_t
I have two 1 GB, and two 512MB. One 1 GB is used for mods, the other is used for school and small programs. The 512 MB I don't use at all. O, and I have a porable .5 Terabyte harddrive, which I use for everything.

I don't get why someone would but a $160 thumbdrive when you can buy a terabyte for the same price.

DAMN. A terabyte of memory in flash drive form? My dreams ARE true :bleh:
It's not in flash drive form, but it is portable. The one I have needs an electric outlet, but I believe there is a version of a terabyte external hardrive that is the size of a book and needs two usb ports, but does not need an outlet.



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