I’d be careful buying a cheap 8GB Flashdrive at eBay. Here in Germany I was hearing very often the problem of “faked drives”. I mean with “faked drives” you buy a 8GB drive, but only 1GB Flash is build in. The problem you’ll recognize this problem if you want copy your 8GB back, and than you find out 7GB data are lost.
I’d recommend to buy a drive of a manufacturer like Kingston, SanDisk, Samsung and no NoName crap.
I’d recommend the Sandisk CruzerÂ® Contourâ„¢ 8GB USB Flash Drive. The U3 stuff can be uninstalled and you can use the full 8GB. Btw. I found out that there is a 16GB version… that sound very sweet to me (But that was not the question).
The Contour is a very fast Flash drive. This is an important point I think, since 8GB data to copy with a slow drive is no fun