Kingston DataTraveler Workspace 32GB Pen Drive is ideal for corporate environment. It is designed for those who require a reliable data storage solution. 32GB space is more than enough to store huge amount of data and multimedia content. The drive offers durable design and Windows To Go certification. It comes pre-loaded with Windows 8.1 Bootable OS which is something like LiveUSB drives. You can boot into Windows 8.1 directly and start using your pc. A prescribed amount of space is reserved for that. Even after formatting the pen drive you will not lose bootable Windows in it. It is stored in factory configured fixed drive. That means you have around 29GB to use. Windows 8.1 here offers you instant option to use your pc and you can also test the new environment. You just have to set this pen drive as the first boot device. You can instantly access internet, chat with your friends, share and edit files. No need to worry about the system. This Kingston DataTraveler Workspace is meant for business usage. It is portable and fast. Usb 3.0 interface offers you fast data transfer speed over existing usb 2.0. It is a high performance pen drive which has SSD controller inside. This manages accurate data speed on both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports. The drive comes in 3 different data storage capacity. They are 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. 128GB model is not available; it is build only when its order is placed. The drive features a 250 mb/s of read and write speed. This is quite enough for data backup and moving content instantly. At the time of using Windows through the drive avoid copy-pasting huge amount of data. This slows down the OS.
- Windows To Go Certified
- Reliable Design
- USB 3.0 Speed
- 250 mb/s max data read and write speed
- SSD Technology
- Windows 8.1 Bootable pen drive
Kingston DataTraveler Workspace 32GB is a thick size pen drive. It features a simple design with cap holder at the backside. The cap will not fit well if you had attached a strap at the backside. Everyone face the problem of loosing usb caps. The drive has a grayish color combination, which makes it less flashy. The size is standard. Compared to some drive which I had tested recently this one is bit thick. The drive works well on usb hub also. USB 3.0 interface makes it fast. There is nothing much to discuss about the design. One of the major issues that lie with most usb is heating up while transferring data. This issue is not present in Kingston DataTraveler Workspace 32GB. Adding a strap on the backside is recommended so that you won’t lose it easily. It is a workplace usb drive. It is giving you two different benefits. One you have a storage solution and second you have a live bootable windows OS. Through which you can work on any system irrespective to the OS installed. SSD Technology in USB 3.0 offers fast output. It does not slow down on windows also.
Crystal Disk Test: Tested on USB 3.0 port. This is the standard speed that we are getting on regular USB 3.0. The maximum read speed is 180.2 mb/s and write speed somehow is restricted to 48.04 mb/s.
Windows To Go:
There are few more models in the market that comes with Windows To Go. This USB drive comes with Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 preinstalled offering you great output. Kingston DataTraveler Workspace 32GB gives you Windows 8.1 Enterprise edition. You can use this in your office also. This bootable drive is certified and offers secret environment. You just have to boot through the drive. Once booted whatever new data you create or modify will remain in the pen drive. The OS does not allow you to access the internal hard drive of the system. This can be due to security purpose to protect the drive from virus, malware, and blocking access to personal information in the pc. But if you use a Linux LIVE CD then you can easily access the internal hard drive of any system. To those who are going to use this usb on their personal pc will have issue with this because they won’t be able to access the content of this system. They have to boot in their normal pc for the same. But still you can access the shared location of network or other external storage.
This bootable OS is compatible with that system which support First Boot device of Windows architecture. No support for Mac people. If we compare other usb with this one then we have a benefit of productive operating system. Ideal for people who use different system and are annoyed with copying their data from one place to another. This feature is applied due to Windows environment. Many companies today use a Windows network which is secured. Through usb you can get into Windows 8.1 and login in your network and start working without worrying much. You have to take care that you are copying proper files in the usb. Do not move any suspicious folder. All data remains in the usb. It is not copied to the hard drive. So here you don’t have to worry about data leak.
- Fast Transfer Speed.
- Windows To Go Certified drive.
- Durable Design.
- Unable to access Internal Hard Drive on Bootable Windows.
- Not easy to recover damaged Windows To Go Partition.