Must Have! Review of the TEAMGROUP C212 512 GB flash drive

As we know, TEAMGROUP is famous for its qualified hardware products. Yes, apart from producing SSDs, TEAMGROUP also presents USB Drive or flashdisk products. Previously, we have reviewed several products from TEAMGROUP, including flashdisks T-FORCE Spark RGB 128GB.

Now we will invite you to get to know more about one of its superior products, namely TEAMGROUP C212 Extreme Speed ​​USB Drive with a capacity of 512 GB.

TEAMGROUP claims that this flashdisk has a transfer speed of up to 600MB/s. Approximately, how cool is the product? Check out the full review below.

Flash specifications

  • Voltage: DC +5V
  • Interfaces: USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A
  • Dimensions: 78.2(L) x 20.5(W) x 12.2(H) mm
  • Weight: 9 g
  • Capacity: 512GB
  • Data Transfer Rate: Read: up to 600/500MB/s (512GB)
  • OS Support: Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, mac OS® x 10.11 or higher, Linux® 2.6., Console, Chrome OS
  • Warranty: 5 year warranty

Flash feature

Teamgroup c212_ Features

Similar to other TEAMGROUP flash drives, TEAMGROUP C212 Extreme Speed ​​USB Drive 512 GB certainly has its own superior features. What are the cool features of this one flash. Here’s the list:

  • Big capacity. Can contain more than 150,000 music files with a file size of 4MB per song
  • The push-and-pull design makes it easy to use flash drives
  • Super fast data transfer, 10 GB of files in just 30 seconds
  • Can be used on console platforms such as PlayStation
  • Anti-fingerprint


front teamgroup c212 flash drive packaging_

First of all, we will review the packaging of this flash. Yes, as you can see in the photo above, the TEAMGROUP C212 Extreme Speed ​​packaging is similar to most flash disk packages.

In a way, the packaging is not as special as the T-FORCE Spark RGB 128 GB which is so large.

Even so, this flash package comes with fairly complete product information. On the front there is information about data transfer readas well as several other excellent features of this USB 3.2 flash drive.

back teamgroup c212 packaging_

While on the back, there is more information displayed. Among them are brief product specifications, starting from weight, interfaces, dimensions, operating system support, up to the voltage.

Furthermore, there is also information about the number of files that can be stored on this flash drive, according to the storage size.

On the 512GB flash variant that we are reviewing, you can store more than 200,000 photo files with a resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. Finally, there is brief information about this product.


Design Teamgroup c212 1_

Next, we will discuss the design of this flash. TEAMGROUP C212 Extreme Speed ​​USB Drive comes with a cool minimalist design. The color is black, combined with red in the parts sliders-his.

As for the size itself, it’s arguably bigger than the TEAMGROUP Spark RGB 128. However, it’s much lighter in weight, which only weighs 9 grams. Therefore, you can pocket this flash drive and take it anywhere easily.

Not only comes with a unique design compact and minimalist, TEAMGROUP makes it easy for users to operate this flashdisk.

How to use this flash is very easy. You only need to use your finger to move the slider to the top, then you can directly connect the flash with other devices.

flash indicator light 2_

Oh yeah, this flash drive is not equipped with RGB lights like that stunning. However, when you connect it to another device such as a laptop, the red indicator light will flash briefly.

Now, when the flash is being used to transfer data, the light indicator will flash and turn off automatically when the data transfer process is over.

For your information, this flash also comes with an anti-fingerprint feature which allows fingerprints not to contaminate the body of the flash. So, even though it has been held and used many times, the appearance of the body of this device will remain clean.


c212_teamgroup performance

It wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t discuss the performance of this 512GB TEAMGROUP C212 Extreme Speed ​​USB Drive.

Yes, as we said before, TEAMGROUP offers fast performance for a flash drive in its class, through this one product. Speeds of more than 500MB/s can be achieved if you use it for data transfer processes. Is that true?

To prove this claim, we did a test with the CrystalDiskMark8 software.

We use it to transfer data on a laptop powered by an AMD A10 Radeon R5 2.5GHz processor and 8GB of RAM, and equipped with Windows 10 OS. The following are the results of this flash benchmark test using software CrystalDisk Mark 8.

teamgroup c212 crystaldiskmark_

We use setting 5 test countand test files 4 GiB, as well as MB/s for unit tests. As shown in the image above, the SEQ1MQ8T1 test results show the numbers 327.62 for the read speed, and 221.25 for the write speed.

You could say that the claim from TEAMGROUP is quite valid, because results close to 600 MB/s for data transfer can be produced easily by this device.

It’s just that, with the laptop device we use to transfer files of 4GB, it takes us about 3 minutes for the process to complete.

Not only testing it on a Windows 10 OS-based laptop, we also did a second test on another device, namely a MacBook powered by an Intel Core i5 with a 1.6 GHz Dual-Core processor and 4GB of RAM.

The difference is, we use the AmorphousDiskMark 4.0 software which suitable for a MacBook. Functions and features software it is the same as CrystalDiskMark.

To test the TEAMGROUP flash we reviewed, we used similar settings applied to our previous test with CrystalDiskMark8.

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