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Memory specialist Kingston has brought USB 3.0 to its USB Flash drive family.

The DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0 doesn't quite deliver the full SuperSpeed 5Gb/s experience, but its claimed 80MB/s (640Mb/s) read speed and 60MB/s (480Mb/s) write speeds put it ahead of what a USB 2.0-based equivalent can deliver.

At those speeds, a 2GB file will copy in 25 seconds or so.

Kingston USB 3.0

Since USB 3.0 incorporates a separate USB 2.0 bus, the DataTraveler is backwards compatible with the older standard, of course.

The stick comes in 16, 32 and 64GB capacities, each backed by a five-year warranty. Prices run from £57 to £173. ®

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