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Author Topic: ADATA S102 64 GB USB 3.0 $5 promo ends May 1  (Read 2070 times)

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ADATA S102 64 GB USB 3.0 $5 promo ends May 1
« on: April 29, 2014, 11:02:58 AM »
ADATA S102 64 GB USB 3.0 $5 promo ends May 1

I have the 32 GB S102 ADATA USB 3.0 so I could not resist purchasing this 64 GB version.  The price is $34.99.  The $5 promo brings it down to $29.99.  If you are in the continental US and can take advantage of the free shipping then it's quite a deal.

For me this is kind of a two-fer.  PayPal has some contest where any purchase before May 5 qualifies for $5,000 added to your PayPal balance.  I have use for the USB and at greater than 2 GB per buck, it's worth a chance.  :)


http://www.newegg.co...Item=N82E16820211731

Just paste the promo code at checkout.
« Last Edit: April 29, 2014, 11:11:17 AM by MilesAhead »

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Re: ADATA S102 64 GB USB 3.0 $5 promo ends May 1
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2014, 11:43:00 AM »
Go for this 256GB thumb drive:

http://www.newegg.co...Item=N82E16820178725

$98 after $10 mail in rebate with this promo code: EMCPEPW86 :D

That's cheaper per GB than the 64 GB drive.


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Re: ADATA S102 64 GB USB 3.0 $5 promo ends May 1
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2014, 02:03:21 PM »
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That's cheaper per GB than the 64 GB drive.
Is that the only criteria or do you have personal experience with that model?  Since I can only purchase a few sticks one of my main criteria is ruggedness under heavy conditions.  The first USB stick I bought was a Sandisk Titanium.  All the reviews were about how unbreakable it was,  It died after about a dozen connect/disconnect to/from USB port cycles.

After a couple more duds I decided to avoid "sliding guts" designs.

Edit: the read/write numbers on that drive look good.  I just wish I could see some "life test" data on these things.  When I read glowing reviews of products on Newegg or Walmart I look at the length of ownership.  It's often less than 6 weeks.  Tough to tell by that other than it worked well out of the box.  :)

« Last Edit: May 01, 2014, 02:16:50 PM by MilesAhead »

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Re: ADATA S102 64 GB USB 3.0 $5 promo ends May 1
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2014, 08:11:08 PM »
That's the only criteria I was going by. Price per GB. :D


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Re: ADATA S102 64 GB USB 3.0 $5 promo ends May 1
« Reply #4 on: May 02, 2014, 10:43:38 AM »
I may be a bit conservative with ADATA.  But out of 5 or so purchased I haven't had one break yet.  Even some with a light and flimsy feel to them.  With such a small sample it may just be luck though.  :)

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Re: ADATA S102 64 GB USB 3.0 $5 promo ends May 1
« Reply #5 on: May 02, 2014, 10:32:51 PM »
PNY Turbo High Performance USB 3.0 Pen Drive (P-FD128TBOP-GE) seems to be the $/GB leader by a whisker: $48.95 for 128 GB at Amazon.com.

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Re: ADATA S102 64 GB USB 3.0 $5 promo ends May 1
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2014, 07:28:05 PM »
I've always averted PNY after the big scandal years ago when it was discovered that their graphics cards were using recycled components.