CORSAIR INTRODUCES FLASH
WORLD’S MOST RUGGED USB 2.0 FLASH
Water-resistant and Shock-Proof, Flash Survivor
Safeguards Data for
Users with an Active Lifestyle
Fremont, CA (April 30, 2007) – Corsair®, a
worldwide leader in high performance computer and flash memory
products, today unveiled the
new Flash Survivor™ family of USB drives.
Designed and engineered to be the industry’s toughest USB drive, the
Flash Survivor is a water-resistant, aluminum encased, shock-proof way to store
user’s information and files. Offering
unique features and the highest price/performance solution in the market - the
Flash Survivor is immediately available in two variations:
- Flash Survivor GT 8GB – MSRP $129.99
- Flash Survivor 4GB – MSRP $59.99 USD
“Corsair has built the Flash Survivor
family specifically for customers with a “Bring It On!” attitude, someone who
doesn’t want to worry if his/her equipment can stand up to the active lifestyle
they lead,” said Jack Peterson, VP of Marketing at Corsair. “Storing your valuable information on a USB
flash drive capable of weathering the storm of everyday life while ensuring your
data is safe – that is what Flash Survivor is all about,” continued Peterson.
Flash Survivor Features
Resistant to 200 Meters / 20 Atmospheres
Sealed with an EPDM (Ethylene Propylene Diene Monomer)
waterproof seal, the Flash Survivor is
designed to provide 200 meters of water resistant durability. During these tests, no leaking or
compromised integrity of the data on the drive was found.
- Shock Proof
– Triple Point Protection
Flash Survivor features triple-point protection against shock and
- Encased in CNC (Computer Numerical Control) milled
aluminum as found in aircraft part production, ensures consistency in
material quality, thereby guaranteeing the USB drive’s toughness. CNC-milled aluminum is the most durable
material ever used on a USB drive.
- Additional protection from shock and vibration is
achieved through the use of rubber molded collar shielding. When dropped, the durable rubber absorbs
the impact force to prevent damage to the inner drive and the USB
- Engineered outer metal tube with two end caps
provides enforcement to the hollow tube and prevents it from collapsing when
Corsair’s legendary quality and reliability standards, each Flash Survivor GT
drive delivers sustained read/write performance up to 34MB/sec and 28MB/sec
respectively. Engineered with highly
screened NAND flash and an advanced memory controller, the new GT drive features
enhanced dual channel and interleave memory technologies. This means lightening-fast file transfer – up
to 5 times faster than typical USB drives.
Examples of file size transfer
speed comparisons are:
Less than 1
Flash Survivor family of USB drives is pre-loaded with a security application
that allows users to create a hidden, password-protected partitions on the
drive. The password is encrypted with
256bit AES encryption, the most secure encryption algorithms available.
Corsair Flash Survivor products are
available immediately through Corsair’s authorized distributors, resellers,
retailers and e-tailers worldwide. All
products are backed by a 10-year Limited Warranty complete with customer support
via telephone, email, forum and TechSupport Xpress troubleshooting guide. For more information on Corsair Flash Survivor
USB drives, please visit http://www.corsair.com/corsair/flash_memory.html.
Corsair, Inc. has
earned a reputation as being the first to market performance leader with
cutting-edge products for the PC enthusiasts.
Corsair supplies DRAM Memory, Flash Memory, Power Supplies and
Water-cooling solutions for high-performance gaming systems, mission critical
servers and portable notebooks.
Performance, Reliability and Innovation – It is Corsair.