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Build Your Own SUPER FAST Thumb Drive!
   Linus Tech Tips
  Published: 3 months ago

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Ever wished your thumb drive were faster? What if you could build one yourself, with your own SSD?

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10 hours ago
09:44 how many girls unsubscribed out of pure pocket jealousy right here?


1 day ago
All the USBs work like that!!!


6 days ago
@9:40 That's one long coin pocket buddy


2 weeks ago
I need one of these for a bootable windows usb drive


3 weeks ago
0:45 I hope this goes great.


3 weeks ago
As i understand in the video Linus said that the adapter support only ssd-sata not ssd-Nvme, and in the links the wd black is Nvme ssd. What is wrong the video or the link?


4 weeks ago
Linus got bit by a vampire on his hand xD


4 weeks ago
i prefer an enclosure with detachable cable. imaging a extra large thumb stick out of you PC front IO, and you accidentally bend it


4 weeks ago
What happened to your hand? Is that snake bite?


1 month ago
So can it run windows 10.


1 month ago
6:01 "THE DATA TRAVELLER UTLIMATE GT!" I looooooooove that moment!!!


1 month ago
u bitten by a snake m8?


1 month ago
You forgot to use crystal disk mark. i need to see 4k random reads and writes. I have kingston hyper x savage usb.


1 month ago
9:50 Linus, you were supposed to drop it, not catch it.


1 month ago
Hears a topic for ya sd card difference like brands like Kingston best of all the ones I tested.


1 month ago
you ignored USB 3.0 (or USB 3.1) overhead.
you will never get 5gbps of data transfer from any USB 3.0 device, nor 10gbps from USB 3.1 as there is overhead
it same about SATA you will never get advertised 6gbps of data transfer, as there is overhead not to mention loss on coding and this sort of magical 550MB/s is actually hard limit


1 month ago
I've just put my spare 2.5" SSD drive in an enclosure. Can I call that a thumbdrive :)


1 month ago
M2 Sata works just fine. No need to emphasize the "DOT"


1 month ago
Making the whole PCB move vs making just the metal USB casing is definitely the best solution. small moving parts are shittier and more likely to break than a PCB on "wheels", where everything is still rigid..


1 month ago
Aaa its the sem


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