Corsair Flash Voyager 8GB

Written by Michael Larabel in Storage on 17 November 2006. Page 1 of 3. Add A Comment

Last week we had examined the OCZ Mega-Kart 8GB flash drive, and now this week we have the privilege of covering Corsair's new CMFUSB2.0-8GB Flash Voyager. This USB flash drive offers a storage capacity of 8GB while promising 33MB/sec reads and 16MB/sec writes. Nevertheless, will this 8GB flash drive be able to continue in the legendary success we had previously seen by the Corsair Flash Voyager series?


· Plug & Play functionality
· Supports Microsoft Windows ME, 2000, XP
· Supports Linux 2.4 kernel and later
· Supports Mac OS 9 and later
· Ten year warranty


We had first looked at the Corsair Flash Voyager series in January 2005 when we had our hands on the 512MB model, which was followed later by a review of the 4GB version. With the 8GB Flash Voyager the features and contents remain nearly the same except for the expanded storage capacity. The contents included a Corsair lanyard, USB extension cable, and driver CD. The driver CD contains the needed drivers for some operating systems and it includes a True Crypt security application. This Windows application allows for a virtual encrypted drive using AES-256 encryption. The 8GB Flash Voyager is backed by an impressive ten year warranty.

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