Whether it will improve your workflow is questionable however, due to the below average write speeds. So I mostly use 2 hands and hold the reader into the computer, while removing the CF card. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. USB solutions can be a better choice if you need to transfer files to a desktop. Stuart January 10, at 3: Write a review bwfqvvuq. Only Con is that when I want to pull out the CF card, sometimes it pulls out the reader as well.

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Newegg keeps the Black Friday spirit alive with more deals for Expresscxrd Monday. These measurements were clearly ahead of a x card, but nowhere near double the performance.

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While it may not have faster transfer rates than your internal hard drive, the flash card has very fast access times. Only Con is that when I want to pull out the CF card, sometimes it pulls out the reader as well.

For drivers to be installed, the device must be plugged in with a CF card inserted. You can also set filters based on different file extensions, making it easy to find and restore specific data, or choose to back up specific folders.


If you simply wish to read the conclusion and avoid the jargon, jump there now. This allows you to access the data stored on your ExpressCard faster than accessing it from your hard disk drive. This is a fair result, though it doesn’t make up for the lethargic write performance. The convenience and form factor make up for the slow write times and high price tag.

This is a far from impressive write speed; especially when compared to USB Flash drives, which typically offer a much faster performance. Sascha August 12, at Rated 5 out of 5 by Kent from This reader Rocks!! Visit our network of sites: Rated 3 out of 5 by Adam B.

This adapter still seems to work for me in I think I made the right one. Large drive for a low price Large drive for a low price by Dong Ngo.

Review Lexar ExpressCard SSD

When we reversed the process by dragging the folder from the card onto the Acer notebook, the ExpressCard took thirty seconds to complete the task. You can also choose to perform manual backups, which can be done at any time with the click of the mouse.

If you can overlook these shortcomings, there is still a lot to like about this ExpressCard; including 16GB of storage space 4GB and 8GB versions are also availableand the special software it comes equipped with. Thankfully, the majority of modern notebooks now come equipped with SSD ExpressCard slots, which conveniently combine the best of both worlds.


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It feels cheap and fragile. It also promises, on paper, much faster transfer rates to and from your compact flash memory cards than standard USB 2. Testing was done by copying a folder of 1GB, approximately, worth of image files.