• We've upgraded our forums. Please post any issues/requests in this thread.

Sony Readies Micro Vault P Series Flash Drives


Editor & Senior Moderator
Staff member
Oct 9, 2007
34,320 (9.23/day)
Hyderabad, India
System Name Long shelf-life potato
Processor Intel Core i7-4770K
Motherboard ASUS Z97-A
Cooling Xigmatek Aegir CPU Cooler
Memory 16GB Kingston HyperX Beast DDR3-1866
Video Card(s) 2x GeForce GTX 970 SLI
Storage ADATA SU800 512GB
Display(s) Samsung U28D590D 28-inch 4K
Case Cooler Master CM690 Window
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D PCIe
Power Supply Corsair HX850W
Mouse Razer Abyssus 2014
Keyboard Microsoft Sidewinder X4
Software Windows 10 Pro Creators Update
Sony is planning to release the Micro Vault P series USB flash drives in the Asia-Pacific region, later this week. The drives use USB 2.0 for connectivity, and feature capacities of 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB. A sturdy body aside, data encryption and data recovery software make for the "Micro Vault" name. The drive is designed to reveal the USB connector without adding to the length of the drive. A 360° LED allows you to monitor drive activity from any side, whichever way the drive is plugged in. Sony's X-Pict Story software comes bundled, which creates automated photo presentations. The drive will be available in black and white variants.

Show full news post
May 21, 2008
4,090 (1.17/day)
Iowa, USA
System Name FUTURE CUBE!
Processor intel Core i5 6600k
Motherboard Gigabyte Z170X-Gaming 7
Cooling Phanteks PH-TC14PE BK
Memory G.Skill TridentZ 3000 Mhz C15 32GB 2x16GB
Video Card(s) Gigabyte Aorus 1080 Ti
Storage 2x M.2 Samsung Evo 250GB/500GB / WD Blue 500GB / 2x RAID1 Toshiba P300 3TB
Display(s) Samsung C24FG70 1080p 144hz Quantum Dot/ASUS VH226H 1080p 21.5"
Case "THE CUBE" Custom built, pure Red Alder wood
Audio Device(s) Creative Sound Core3D/ Logitech Z-2300 200 watts/ Beyerdynamic DT 880
Power Supply Seasonic X Gold 650W
Mouse Logitech G700
Keyboard Logitech G910
Software Windows 10 Pro
The drives use USB 2.0 for connectivity,
:wtf: I want company's to utilize usb 3.0 and come out with fast flash drives like speeds of SSd's when they first came out, now that would be sweet.


New Member
Jul 11, 2011
59 (0.03/day)
System Name Laharl
Processor Phenom II X4 955BE
Motherboard ASUS M5A97 EVO
Cooling CoolerMaster Hyper 212+
Memory Corsair Value Select DDR3-1333 8GB (2x4GB)
Video Card(s) MSI Hawk Talon Attack GTX 460
Storage Intel SSD 320 series 120GB, WD Caviar Black 500GB
Display(s) Acer something-or-other 1920x1080
Case Cooler Master 690 II Advanced
Audio Device(s) Roland VS-20 (Cakewalk V-Studio 20)
Power Supply Antec BP 550 Plus
Software Win7 Pro, Ubuntu 10.04.2 LTS, SONAR X1 Producer
Benchmark Scores 4GHz @ 1.45v, running this way 24/7. Haven't even tried for more than that with this board.
I'd be happy if flash drives could rival USB 2.0 hard drive enclosures for speed. 30MB/sec writes would be around 6x faster than what I get now, and 30MB/sec reads would be twice as fast.


TPU addict
Jun 23, 2007
15,309 (4.00/day)
Processor 2500k \ 3770k
Motherboard ASRock Z68 \ Z77
Memory Samsung low profile 1600
Video Card(s) XFX 6770 \ XFX R9 290X
Storage Intel 80Gb (SATA2) WD 250Gb \ Team SSD+Samsung Evo 250Gb+500Gb+ 2xCorsair Force+WD250GbHDD
Display(s) Samsung 1080P \ Toshiba HDTV 1080P
Case HTPC400 \ Thermaltake Armor case ( original ), With Zalman fan controller ( wattage usage ).
Audio Device(s) Yamaha RX-V475 \ Marantz SR5008 Tannoy Mercury MKII Paradigm 5SE + Tannoy Mercury F4
Power Supply PC&Power 750w \ Seasonic 750w MKII
Mouse MS intelimouse \ Logitech G700s + Steelseries Sensei wireless
Keyboard Logitech K120 \ ROCCAT MK Pro ( modded amber leds )
Benchmark Scores Meh benchmarks.
I'll stick with the Transend USB 3.0 flash drives.