Kingston Technology has announced the Kingston HyperX SSD, its first solid state drive capable of reaching a read of 555MB per second and a write speed of up to 510MB per second.
Kingston Technology has announced the Kingston HyperX SSD – its first SATA Rev. 3.0 6Gb/s based SSD (Solid-State Drive) range. The HyperX SSD features the latest SandForce controller and is perfect for enthusiasts, gamers and performance users.
‚We are thrilled to announce that the Kingston HyperX SSD range is now shipping with fully qualified, mass production level firmware and hardware‚ says Grant Rau, business development manager, Kingston South Africa, ‚The HyperX SSD matches up the SandForce controller with premium Intel 25nm Compute NAND (P/E 5K) and as such required extended rigorous testing and qualifications, the same standard that Kingston applies to all of its products, in order to be as stable and close to market ready as possible‚
The Kingston HyperX SSDs are backed by a three-year warranty, 24/7 tech support and proven Kingston reliability.
For full features on Kingston HyperX SSD visit Kingston’s website: http://www.kingston.com/ukroot/ssd/hyperx.asp
Kingston HyperX SSD Features and Specifications:
Sequential read 6Gb/s: 525MB/s
Sequential write 6Gb/s: 480MB/s
120 GB: 20,000 / 60,000 IOPS
240 GB: 40,000 / 60,000 IOPS
120GB: 95,000 / 70,000 IOPS
240GB: 95,000 / 60,000 IOPS
120GB: 0.455 W (TYP) Idle / 1.6 W (TYP) Read / 2.0 W (TYP) Write
240GB: 0.455 W (TYP) Idle / 1.5 W (TYP) Read / 2.05 W(TYP) Write
Kingston HyperX SSD
Capacity and features
120GB STAND-ALONE SSD
240GB STAND-ALONE SSD
120GB HYPERX UPGRADE KIT
240GB HYPERX UPGRADE KIT
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