Product Comparison: PNY Pro Elite vs PNY Elite-X

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General Specifications
Pro Elite
About the Product
The PNY PRO Elite USB 3.0 Flash Drive is built for speed, boasting not only expanded capacity but also exceptional performance, making it the ideal solution for extreme users working with the largest files and most demanding applications.
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.
Size & Weight
0.45 in.
0.4 in.
3.06 in.
2.2 in.
0.98 in.
0.8 in.
0.64 oz.
0.32 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
PNY Pro Elite 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive
  • The drive itself is quite heavy and feels classy.
  • Very small sized: it fits together into an USB slot with any other device next by.
  • The size, build, and cost are the biggest advantages of this drive.
  • Super compact size, no annoying activity light either.
  • The metal construction makes it a little heavier than my all plastic encased PNY drives.
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.
128 GB
128 GB
USB Version
Write Speed
180 MB/s
100 MB/s
Read Speed
400 MB/s
200 MB/s
Password protection
Password protection
Backwards compatible with USB 2.0, Compatible with PC and Mac, Retractable design
Backwards compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0, Premium Performance, Compatible with PC and Mac, USB 3.1 Gen 1 enabled
What customers say about "Features"
PNY Pro Elite 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive
  • Metal construction makes the device appear solid and sturdy.
  • Key ring slot is sturdy and appears that it will hold up longer than their all plastic flash drives.
  • The read speeds in particular are amazing. I'm very happy with the size, material, and cost of this drive.
  • It feels very high quality with the metal housing.
  • The read speeds are amazing. I'm very happy with the size, material, and cost of this drive.
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.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
1 year(s)

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