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Super Talent Godfather Series USB Flash Drives - Benchmarks - Test System Setup and HD Tune Pro

With both the Rubber and Swivel Godfathers arriving on his doorstep, Chris looks to see if Super Talent "make an offer you can't refuse".

| USB Drives in Storage | Posted: Mar 8, 2009 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 87%Manufacturer: Super Talent

Test System

 

Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo E6750 (Supplied by Intel)

 

Motherboard: MSI X38 Diamond (Supplied by MSI Computer)

 

Memory: 2x 1GB DDR2-1200 (Supplied by Winchip)

 

Graphics Card: ASUS HD 3870 TOP (Supplied by ASUS)

 

Cooling: GIGABYTE 3D Galaxy II (Supplied by GIGABYTE)

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate

 

Drivers: Intel INF 8.3.1.1009, ForceWare 163.21

 

To give the testing a little spice I chose to include benchmarks from some of my daily use thumb drives. The Corsair Flash Voyager, Corsair Readout and OCZ Rally 2 all offered great performance at their times of launch.

 

HD Tune Pro

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 3.00

 

Developer Homepage: http://www.efdsoftware.com/

 

Product Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com/>

 

 

HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions:

 

- Benchmark: measures the performance

 

- Info: shows detailed information

 

- Health: checks the health status by using SMART

 

- Error Scan: scans the surface for errors

 

- Temperature display

 

HD Tune Pro gives us accurate read, write and access time results and for the last couple of years has been gaining popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must have application for storage device testing.

 

Transfer Tests

 

Super Talent Godfather Series USB Flash Drives

 

I was surprised to see that both drives do not share the same internals. My test machine reported both drives as having different controllers and neither was the same as the Pico Series we tested previously. All things considered, the Godfather Series is as fast and most likely faster than your current flash drive.

 

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