PQI Cool Drive U366 First USB 3.0 USB Flash Drive

PQI has jumped onto the USB 3.0 new standard bandwagon by releasing their company’s first USB 3.0 USB flash drive dubbed as Cool Drive U366. This PQI Cool Drive U366 can offers transfer speed of 97MB/s and soon you’ll find them selling under size of 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB. No idea on the pricing yet.


Only just a week ago, Power Quotient International Co., Ltd. (PQI) announced two 2.5inch USB3.0 external hard drives, H566 and S533. Today, PQI releases their first USB flash drive device in the form of Cool Drive U366. PQI’s U366 is encased in an all aluminum shell with a clear plastic lid that can perfectly fit on the end tip so users need not worry about loosing the lid.

The new USB3.0 features 5Gbps/sec maximum bandwidth, which is 10 times the maximum bandwidth of USB2.0 as it eliminates the issue of external connection bandwidth being smaller than the output bandwidth of the storage device. This allows portable, ultra fast and high capacity storage device to flood the market as USB3.0 is deemed to take over USB2.0 as the standard for future external connections!

PQI’s Cool Drive U366 is one of the few USB3.0 flash storage devices on the market, and it features a read up to 97MB /sec. The release of U366 reassures PQI’s dedicated advancement in storage technology, research and development capability!

[PQI via CrunchGear]

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