Below are some basic benchmarks of the Verbatim 16GB Store N Go Platinum USB 3.0 Flash Drive – Model – VBPLAT16GB. “Platinum” in this case refers to the colour only. There are also “Gold” versions of these same flash drives with the same specifications. Please note these are purely just for my own interest and for anyone else interested – these tests are not performed for proper review purposes or under strict testing environment settings, so they may not be perfectly accurate, however they should represent ballpark figures of what to expect (unless I’ve made a mistake in my benchmark process!)
Below are some basic benchmarks of the SanDisk 16GB Ultra USB 3.0 Flash Drive – Model – SDCZ4816GB. Please note these are purely just for my own interest and for anyone else interested – these tests are not performed for proper review purposes or under strict testing environment settings, so they may not be perfectly accurate, however they should represent ballpark figures of what to expect (unless I’ve made a mistake in my benchmark process!)
I’d been searching for a portable external monitor and was mostly seeing AOC’s offerings and the Asus Zenscreen, then eventually I’d been turned onto the brand “Magedok”. Magedok have some incredibly good value offerings however there isn’t a whole ton of information available online as far as reviews go. This isn’t a proper review as it were, but I’ll note my experience with the Magedok monitor that I ended up purchasing – Magedok 11.6 inch 1080P FHD IPS USB-C capacitive touch portable monitor (T116C)
Note that this monitor doesn’t come with a USB-C to USB-C cable, so you’ll need to source one separately. I’ve currently got this plugged in using both the USB-C port and mini HDMI port – I did try using a USB-C to USB-C cable directly to my motherboard which is an Asus x99-Deluxe II – however this didn’t give me any video signal, only power. I’ll need to look further into how this element of the monitor is supposed to work. I’d imagine if you’re plugging this directly into something like a newer laptop with USB-C it should just work fine with the single cable as indicated in the manual. The panel quality far exceeded my expectations and looks amazing. It’s certainly portable as it’s rather light and thin but still solid feeling – no complaints at all about the build quality. The rear has a nice rubberized feel which is soft and grippy enough, and the menu buttons on the back + OSD are good enough. If you have decent vision then I think you could probably get away with using the monitor at full 1080p without changing the scaling settings – otherwise 125% scaling is fine. This shipped out from HK to Australia within ~3 business days from purchase to arrival which is awesome. At a later stage I’d like to test two of these with a laptop to see how viable they are for extending a laptop to have 2x additional monitors using only USB-C cables.
So in summary – Fast shipping with decent packaging, great 1080p IPS touchscreen panel, solid build quality and certainly light enough to be portable – $159 USD shipped at my date of purchase. Highly recommended!