Kingston Releases HyperX 3K Solid-State Drive

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  1. Adrian Wong

    Adrian Wong Da Boss Staff Member

    Hsinchu, Taiwan – April 11, 2012 – Kingston, the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the HyperX 3K SSD, a high-performance, lower priced solid-state drive enabling users to experience ultra-responsive gaming, multitasking and multimedia computing power. Powered by the second-generation SandForce SF-2281 processor and based on SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) interface, Kingston HyperX 3K SSD is the ideal high-performance upgrade solution for budget-minded gamers, enthusiasts, multitaskers, overclockers and system builders.

    HyperX 3K SSD loads games and applications faster, increases frames-per-second for an improved gaming experience and allows for quick transfers and edits of large media files. It has incredible sequential read/write throughputs of 555/510MB/s and max random R/W IOPS of 85k/74k. HyperX 3K SSD features SandForce DuraClass technology to provide best in class endurance, and to maximize life span and durability under the most intensive environments.

    “Kingston is devoted to offering the best upgrade solution for every market segment. The new Kingston HyperX 3K SSD is specifically designed to meet the needs of budget-minded gamers, PC enthusiasts and A/V professionals looking for powerful upgrades.” said Nathan Su, Flash Memory Sales Director, APAC Region, Kingston. “We are thrilled to offer an SSD that combines HyperX performance and Kingston quality at a lower price.”

    Shipping in 90GB, 120GB, 240GB, and 480GB capacities, HyperX 3K SSD comes in a sleek black and aluminum case design, accentuating the look of any power user’s system. It is available as either a stand-alone drive or in an upgrade kit to make installation easy and quick. HyperX 3K SSD is backed by a three-year warranty and free technical support. For more information, please visit Kingston Technology Company - Where To Go To Find Memory.

    Features & Specifications
    • Form Factor: 2.5"
    • Controller: SandForce SF-2281
    • Components: MLC NAND (3k P/E Cycles)
    • Interface: SATA Rev 3.0 (6Gb/s), SATA Rev 2.0 (3Gb/s)
    • Capacities1: 90GB, 120GB, 240GB, 480GB
    • Sequential Read/Write (SATA Rev. 3.0)2:
    90GB – 555/510MB/s
    120GB – 555/510MB/s
    240GB – 555/510MB/s
    480GB – 540/450MB/s
    • Sustained 4KB Random Read/Write3:
    90GB – 20,000/50,000 IOPS
    120GB – 20,000/60,000 IOPS
    240GB – 40,000/57,000 IOPS
    480GB – 60,000/45,000 IOPS
    • Max 4KB Random Read/Write3:
    90GB – 85,000/74,000 IOPS
    120GB – 85,000/73,000 IOPS
    240GB – 86,000/60,000 IOPS
    480GB – 75,000/48,000 IOPS
    • Dimension: 69.85mm x 100mm x 9.5mm
    • Supports S.M.A.R.T., TRIM and Garbage Collection
    • Shock Resistance: 1500G
    • Storage Temperatures: -40° C to 85° C
    • Operating Temperatures: 0°C to 70°C
    • Vibration Operating: 2.17G
    • Vibration Non-operating: 20G
    • MTBF: 1,000,000 Hrs
    • PCMARK Vantage HDD Suite Score4:
    90GB, 120GB, 240GB, 480GB: 60,000
    • Power Consumption:
    0.455 W (TYP) Idle / 1.58 W (TYP) Read / 2.11 W (TYP) Write
    • Warranty/Support: Three-year warranty with free technical support

    Part Number
    SH103S3/90G : 90GB Stand-alone SSD
    SH103S3/120G : 120GB Stand-alone SSD
    SH103S3/240G : 240GB Stand-alone SSD
    SH103S3/480G : 480GB Stand-alone SSD
    SH103S3B/90G : 90GB HyperX Upgrade Bundle Kit
    SH103S3B/120G : 120GB HyperX Upgrade Bundle Kit
    SH103S3B/240G : 240GB HyperX Upgrade Bundle Kit
    SH103S3B/480G : 480GB HyperX Upgrade Bundle Kit

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