Patriot has launched the Supersonic Boost XT 256GB USB 3.0 performance drive, which provides 150MB/sec transfer speed. It’s compatible with Mac OS 9 and X and costs US$199.99.

The Supersonic Boost XT features the same rubberized housing for which the Supersonic Boost XT line has been known, says Meng Jay Choo, Patriot’s USB product manager. This housing provides best in class protection for worry free use even in the most rugged applications, he says. 

The rubberized housing is designed to provide a durable and rugged exterior that safeguards the drives from the elements. For more info go to .