Corsair Announces Immediate Availability of the New 16GB Flash Voyager USB
The need to enable portability of high definition content pushes demand for
ultra large capacity USB drives
Users will no longer have to worry about having enough
space on their personal flash drives to store all their files, music, photos,
videos and applications. Today Corsair®, a worldwide leader in high
performance computer products, expanded its lineup of the award-winning Flash
VoyagerTM USB2.0 drives to include new 16GB capacities. Enclosed in the Corsair
proprietary all-rubber Flash Voyager housing and boasting water-resistant
properties, the new 16GB drive allows users to carry more valuable data and
applications without compromise. Equipped with a security application and
featuring the latest controller technology, the 16GB Flash Voyager delivers an
outstanding combination of functionality and ultra-high capacity.
Designed for users who demand the highest capacity drive currently available
on the market, the new 16GB Flash Voyager can store up to 8 full-length, high
definition movies with ease. 16GB of storage capacity is equivalent of close to
4 DVDs or over 20 CDs - all in a small foot print USB design! The drive is also
bootable, which means users can store a full version of Microsoft® WindowsTM
operating system and configure the PC to boot from USB. Combined with the large
capacity of the drive, it allows IT managers and technology users to
troubleshoot from station to station with all the applications and files
necessary to perform desktop support.
"As high definition content becomes more prevalent and that consumers demand
portability of their favorite videos, pictures and applications, the need for an
ultra high capacity drive increases. With a 16GB drive, you can put the entire
series of three Lord of the Rings movies, an operating system, chat programs,
photo editing software and still have storage space available for more," said
Richard Hashim, Director of Product Marketing at Corsair. "Consumers have
learned to rely on Corsair Flash Voyage to safe guard their important content.
The new Flash Voyager drive will protect the data even when the drive is exposed
to the most extreme conditions."
Built to Corsair's
legendary quality and reliability standards, the new 16GB USB drive delivers
sustained read and write performance at 22MB/sec and 7MB/sec respectively.
Taking full advantage of the new flash controller technology, the 16GB Flash
Voyager features 8 bit Error Correcting Codes (ECC) - the highest code scheme
for flash based controller currently available. ECC provides sophisticated capabilities to
enhance product reliability, which allows the drive to continue to operate
even after repeated use over time.
Favored by those who are on the
go, the Flash Voyager drives bring additional features to make the perfect mobile
companion. First in the industry to feature
all-rubber housing, the USB Flash drive performs reliably even under the most extreme conditions. Whether it is
exposed to severe temperature, moisture or physical abuse, the
Flash Voyager performs consistently to hold the valuable data. To promote data
security, each Flash Voyager is readied with a security application that allows
users to create a hidden, password-protected partition on the USB drive. The
password is encrypted with 256bit AES encryption, the most secure encryption
Backed with Corsair's 10-year
warranty and on-demand customer support, the new 16GB Flash Voyager is currently
available through Corsair's authorized distributors, resellers, retailers and
e-tailers worldwide. The introduction MSRP of the 16GB Flash Voyager is $299
USD. Each drive is bundled with lanyard, security software/driver mini CD, and
USB extension cable. For more information on the 16GB Flash Voyager as well as
information on where to purchase it, please visit www.corsair.com. High
resolution image of the product is available for download at http://www.corsair.com/corsair/media.html.
Corsair, a member of JEDEC, has been a
leader in the design and manufacture of high speed modules since 1994. Corsair
has earned the reputation as being the first to market with leading-edge
products supporting new computing platforms and technologies. Corsair supplies
memory for applications ranging from mission-critical servers to ultra-high
performance gaming systems. The performance and reliability of Corsair memory
products makes them ideal for memory intensive computing.
Corsair also manufactures high performance cooling
solutions and power supplies for the
enthusiast marketplace. More information on Corsair is available at www.corsair.com.