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The whole point of a USB drive is to store lots of data in a small space, so think about what kinds of files you'll want to house on your flash drive. Movies and music take quite a bit of space, so if you're carrying your whole entertainment library with you, you'll want a big thumb drive – at least 16GB. USB 3.1 gen 1 and USB 3.0 have the same speed caps, and we haven’t seen any flash drives that support the faster USB 3.1 gen 2. Connection type: For now, you should stick to a flash drive with a traditional USB-A connection.Author: Thorin Klosowski.