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USB Drives with a Twist

Instantly save your data with these innovative flash drives.

by John Brandon on March 9, 2011

If you've seen one USB drive, you've seen them all, right? Wrong. While all of these highly portable drives offer plenty of storage and easy transfers from one laptop to another, they all stand out in their own way. One has a built-in fingerprint reader for top-notch security, another has a built-in backup button, another offers blazing USB 3.0 speeds, and yet another has a built-in capacity meter.

Which drive is best? Read on.

Imation Defender F200 (16GB)

The Imation Defender F200 may have a hefty price tag, but it also features a fingerprint reader, a tough metal design, and a drive that can be partitioned for specific users.

Price: $269.00 | Read Review

Lexar Echo MX (128GB)

The Lexar Echo MX features an innovative capacity meter, easy to install software and 2GB of online backup.

Price: $500.00 | Read Review

Patriot Memory Supersonic 64GB

The Patriot Memory Supersonic thumb drive boasts blazing-fast USB 3.0 transfer speeds, solid aluminum construction, and a good price per a gigabyte.

Price: $210.00 | Read Review

SanDisk Ultra Backup 8GB

The SanDisk Ultra Backup thumb drive features a one-touch backup system for keeping your files safe at a reasonable price.

Price: $45.00 | Read Review

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