Product Comparison: PNY Elite-X vs SanDisk Extreme Go

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General Specifications
Extreme Go
About the Product
The PNY Elite-X USB 3. 1 Gen 1 Flash drive provides expanded capacity and amazing performance, making it the ideal solution for large files and demanding applications. With read speeds of up to 200MB/s and write speeds up to up to 100MB/s.
With write speeds of up to 150MB/s, the SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 Flash Drive lets you quickly copy and go. Up to 35X faster than standard USB 2.0 drives, so you can transfer a full-length 4K movie to the drive in less than 40 seconds.
Size & Weight
0.4 in.
0.45 in.
2.2 in.
2.79 in.
0.8 in.
0.84 in.
0.32 oz.
0.64 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
PNY Elite-X 128GB USB 3.1 Gen 1 Flash Drive
  • The PNY usb 3.1 is a handy size with an easy to open/close over on the connector.
  • Fast, convenient, small, and highly capacious. Thanks!
  • This is a solid USB storage device. It is super small and super slick in design.
  • I like small and slick designs. And this is what you need.
  • The hole is too small for any of my keychain and lanyard connectors.
SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 Flash Drive 128GB
  • Bigger than a thumbnail sized drive, but small enough to put on my keychain.
  • It is very fast on the USB 3.1 port. Size is good and delivery was fast.
  • Very fast as advertised, through the speeds vary a lot due to different file formats and sizes. Lightweight and comfortable in the hand.
  • Insanely fast, super small. Installed windows 10 64 bit in a few seconds. Great value.
  • Fast, small. Does everything it claims to. No issues.
128 GB
128 GB
USB Version
Write Speed
100 MB/s
150 MB/s
Read Speed
200 MB/s
200 MB/s
Password protection
SanDisk SecureAccess, 128-bit AES encryption, Password protection, RescuePRO Deluxe
Backwards compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0, Premium Performance, Compatible with PC and Mac, USB 3.1 Gen 1 enabled
High-speed performance, Retractable design, USB 3.1 Gen 1 enabled, Backwards compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0
What customers say about "Features"
PNY Elite-X 128GB USB 3.1 Gen 1 Flash Drive
  • Huge capacity. Very reliable. Works perfectly for read/write duties, and opens large-size files easily.
  • Speed is as advertised when using a USB 3 port, and is back compatible with USB 2.
  • This device performs as advertised, and holds a great deal of data. I didn't rate durability because I just received it, but I expect it to hold stored data well for a long period of time.
  • As with all USB 3.0 drives, it is blazing fast, when paired with the proper port. Comes FAT32 formatted and has been solid for me for weeks.
  • The drive is very slow and erratic in terms of write speed. It varies (jumps back and forth) between 60 MB/s and 80 MB/s.
SanDisk Extreme Go USB 3.1 Flash Drive 128GB
  • The transfer speeds are very fast. Very good at USB 3.1 rates.
  • I really like the sliding & locking mechanism to protect the USB connection.
  • The device works, and does seem to be quick. I did not perform any extensive speed tests, but I was able to quickly image the drive.
  • Running various Linux Live Distributions are just about as fast as a traditional hard drive. That says a lot for a USB Flash drive.
  • This drive is very fast and is also has a large storage size!
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
5 year(s)
Other Information
31.99 $

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