February, 20, 2019, 18:24 mobile  ][  forums  ][  amdzone.it  ][  atizone.it  ][  enboard  ][  forumzone.it  ][  hwsetup.it  ][  nvidiazone.it  ][  unixzone.it 
 
 
 
Our Tags
Feed RSS
Sitemap
About us
Our History
Contact us
            your source for hardware and gaming
 
Home   ][   News   ][   Games   ][   Articles   ][   3dfx Hardware   ][   3dfx Software   ][   Video Cards   ][   Components   ][   Files Browser
 








 
Main

News
Headlines
Games
Articles
3dfx Hardware
3dfx Software
Video Cards
Components
Tools
Files Browser
Communities
Contact Us

3dfx Cards
Latest Headlines
Archived Headlines
3dfx Articles
3dfx Files Browser
Communities
Voodoo1
Voodoo2
Banshee
Voodoo3
Voodoo4/5
VoodooTV
Latest Drivers
Our Releases
Hot Files
 
Games Settings
 
Best Settings
 
TnL Patches
 
MesaFX
 
WickedGL
 
Glide 3x
 
Official FAQ
 
Just For Fun
 
Main menu
Components

Processors
Motherboards
RAM Memories
Video Cards
Audio Cards
HDDs/SSDs
Optical Burners
Web Connectivity
Drivers Index
Main menu

Video Cards

AMD/ATI
Matrox
NVIDIA
S3 Graphics
XGI
Main menu

Tools
3D-Analyze
Antivirus
Benchmarks
Data Recovery
Mastering
Screensavers
Video
File Sharing
Tweakers
Windows Tools
Uninstallers
Mobile Phones
Tools Index
Main menu
Games
Bonus Packs
Demos
DirectX
Latest MAME
Patches
Screenshots
PC Requirements
Trailers
Main menu
Communities
 
 Crucial Gizmo! 1Gb USB 12.0 Pen Drive 
 

Category: Flash Drives

Date: 19/12/2005
Author: Michele Madonna
Manufacturer: Crucial



1.0 Introduction

Whether you refer to it as a pen drive, jump drive, thumb drive, key drive, or memory stick, you have to admit, the USB Flash drive is pretty darn cool. Just stick it into the USB port on your computer and within a few seconds a new drive appears on your desktop. So simple and so easy. What makes them so good is that they have a spate of desirable features such as no need for batteries, solid state storage, good transfer speeds, durability, portability, and expected data retention of ten years. All of these features allow these little babies to practically replace the floppy, the Zip disk, and the CD-R/RW all in one fell swoop.

When we started this review, we only had an inkling of what we might come up with. By the time we finished, our perception that USB drives were a commodity was completely erased. While every USB Flash drive is essentially the same in that they carry data, they are all slightly different and not every drive will meet everyone's needs. Among the various model on market we have chased the Crucial Gizmo! 1Gb USB2.0 Pen Drive.

Crucial is part of Micron, the largest DRAM manufacturer in the U.S. and one of the largest in the world. Because they actually manufacture memory, they have unparalleled expertise in the upgrade industry. Crucial is the only consumer memory upgrade supplier that is part of a major DRAM manufacturer. Among the Crucial’s product there are a large variety of Memory Modules, Flash Cards and readers, Flash Drives (the Gizmo’s line) and some graphic cards based on different ATI’s chipset. According to Bizrate.com, completely independent customer satisfaction rating site where customers enter positive or negative comments about their experiences with online retailers, Crucial ranks the elite "Circle of Excellence" Platinum Award winners! (2003 and 2004).

Gizmo! Pen Drive 1Gb Specifications

General

  • Small form factor (68 mm by 20 mm) so multiple drives fit into neighboring USB ports;

  • LED indicates when data is transferring;

  • Plug and Play;

  • Windows ME, 2000, XP support;

  • Mac OS 8.6 and above support;

  • Available USB 1.1 or 2.0 port;

  • Multilingual user guide.

Official informations from the manufacturer

The Crucial Gizmo! stylishly designed, matted silver case is only 68mm x 20mm, small enough to allow multiple drives to simultaneously plug into neighboring USB ports. A convenient carrying lanyard is connected to the base of the device, and a green LED indicates when data is being transferred.

A true Plug and Play solution, the Gizmo! drive automatically appears as a removable drive when plugged in to the USB port of a desktop PC, Macintosh, or notebook-it's even compatible with Linux 2.4.8 and up. To achieve maximum speed capabilities, the Gizmo! drive requires a 2.0 USB port and an operating system supporting USB 2.0, or it will operate at original USB speeds. Each Gizmo! drive comes with the following:

  • Lanyard;

  • Multilingual user guide;

  • Limited lifetime warranty;

  • Free shipping to the UK on orders over £25;

  • Crucial's renowned customer service and free technical support.

The Crucial Gizmo! drive is available on Crucial's Web site in the following densities: 128MB, 256MB, 512MB, 1GB, and 2GB.

In the next page we will give a visual inspection of this sample.


 

1 2 3 4

Visual Inspection  



[ Go Back ]


Latest News
Free Audio & Multimedia Windows Players: foobar2000 1.4.3 beta 1

Intel pronta a lanciare il primo processore Pentium con frequenza di clock 4GHz

Foto leaked delle video card Zotac GeForce GTX 1660 Ti AMP! e Twin Fan edition

FastCopy 3.63 copia file e directory, e sincronizza in modalità incrementale

ZOTAC lancia la video card flag-ship GAMING GeForce RTX 2080 Ti ArcticStorm

I prezzi dei chip di memoria NAND flash dovrebbero salire nel secondo trimestre

Backup & Mastering & Burning Utilities: BurnAware Free 12.0 - Windows 10 Ready

Windows Utilities: Microsoft Autoruns 13.94 - Windows 10 Ready

Free Antivirus & Antimalware Utilities: McAfee Stinger 12.1.0.3038

Intel lancerà le CPU a 8 core Core i9-9980HK e Core i9-9880H per notebook nel Q2
more News 
Latest Utilities Latest Drivers
foobar2000 1.4.3 beta 1

FastCopy 3.63

BurnAware Free 12.0

Microsoft Autoruns 13.94

McAfee Stinger 12.1.0.3038
more Utilities 
AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 20...

Samsung NVM Express Driver 3.1

AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 20...

AMD Radeon Software Adrenalin 20...

Intel Rapid Storage Technology 1...
more Drivers 
Latest Trailers Latest Screenshots
World War Z - Release Date Annou...

RAGE 2: 9 Minutes of New Pre-Bet...

Metro Exodus - Uncovered [UK]

Rally Through the Ages | DiRT Ra...

Official HITMAN 2 Elusive Target...
more Trailers 
World War Z

Metro Exodus #2

DiRT Rally 2.0 #2

HITMAN 2 #2

Fear Effect Reinvented
more Screenshots 
Latest Demos Latest Patches
Metro Exodus: GeForce RTX Real-T...

FIFA 19 Demo

Cyberpunk 2077 - First Gameplay ...

GDC 2018 Tech Demo - NVIDIA RTX ...

Tomb Raider - Dagger of Xian dem...
more Demos 
Gran Turismo Sport - Patch 1.11

Rise of the Tomb Raider & AMD Ry...

Mass Effect: Andromeda Patch 1.06

DOOM Update #2

Rise of the Tomb Raider PC Patch...
more Patches 

Advertising
Help

Search 3dfxzone.it
Search network
Search with tags
Sitemap
Translator

Other Services

Feed RSS
 
 
 
Print This
About us
Our History

Contact Us

User Support
Advertising
Partnership
Banner Exchange
Webmaster
Main menu

Our Network
3dfxzone.it
AMDZone.it
ATIZone.it
HWSetup.it
ForumZone.it
NVIDIAZone.it
UnixZone.it
Hosted Sites
KoolSmoky Home
Rosario Gallery
 
Sitemap    |    Translator    |    Old News Archive    |    Links    |    Contact Us    |    Legal Notes    |    Privacy    |    Cookie Policy
 
On line since Q1 2001    |    Web Application and Contents © 3dfxzone.it    |    All Rights Reserved