Super Talent Pico-E 8GB ReviewPropane -
Category: Storage / Hard Drives
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As computers have aged, files have gotten larger, and people have come up with alternative ways to store data. Of course, there are still hard drives, which are nice, but are not very mobile. There are CD-Rs which are mobile, but can only be written to once in most cases. However, many people now use USB thumb drives. These little guys can carry huge amounts of data rivalling a double layer DVD, and even in some cases, a Blu-Ray disc.
Today, we will be looking at a certain USB thumb drive. It is the Super Talent Pico-E, which is an 8GB drive. This drive is very small and only has the "half USB" connector as I like to call it. It also has a shiny finish. Super Talent makes a lot of other drives though, including an eco-friendly one and one that can be dunked in a glass of water, which have been reviewed by OverclockersClub before. These drives will be compared to the Pico-E later in the review.
The Super Talent Pico-E comes in a rather easy to open package, especially when compared to the blister packs that so many things come in these days. The front of the package has a nice picture with a guy using his laptop on the beach. It also showcases the product through the clear plastic cover. The back of the package gives a little tidbit about the product and a few legal things.
The drive itself is a shiny, thin box with the "half USB" connector on the end. The back of the device lists the capacity and the front says 'Super Talent'. There is also a slot in the end to allow the included keychain type attachment to be attached. Additionally there is a slide cover that covers the contacts when the device is not in use.