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Kingston unveils lower-cost but fast HyperX 3K SSD

updated 04:55 pm EDT, Tue April 10, 2012

Kingston shows off fast HyperX 3K SSD range

Kingston has just introduced its latest SSD range, the Hyper X 3K, meant to appeal to budget buyers who still want some performance. Available in 90GB, 120GB, 240GB, and 480GB capacities, the drives are powered by the second-gen SandForce SF-2281 prcoessor. Their 6Gbps SATA Rev. 3.0 interface lets them achieve rated sequential read speeds of 555MBps and sequential write speeds of 510MBps. For extending life, they have the SandForce DuraClass tech onboard.

The 2.5-inch drives uses MLC NAND flash. The largest capacity, 480GB versions are slightly slower, at 540MBps in sequential read speeds and 450MBps in write speeds.

The drives are available as standalone offerings and as part of an upgrade kit that includes cables, a software CD, and more. Prices for the 90GB, 120GB, 240GB, and 480GB models are $140, $170, $320, and $700, respectively, with the bundle option adding $10 to each.

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