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The new Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 features the fastest speeds and largest capacities that Kingston has to offer in a USB Flash drive. Its high-speed eight-channel architecture provides USB 3.0 data transfer rates of up to 225MB/s read and 135MB/s write. The DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 will be available in 64GB (£110.76), 128GB (£199.44) and 256GB capacities. The suggested retail price of the 256GB version - which can store as much data as ten Blu-ray Discs or fifty-four DVDs - has yet to be communicated.
Kingston Press Release
Kingston Digital Launches its Fastest USB Flash Drive
DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 Allows for High-speed Transfers
Stores up to 51,000 Images, 54 DVDs or 48,000 MP3s
Kingston HyperX Performance and Style in a Portable USB 3.0 Flash Drive
Sunbury-on-Thames, UK—November 17, 2011—Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the Kingston DataTraveler® HyperX® 3.0. The DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is designed for enthusiasts, gamers, early adopters and high end consumers; it features the fastest speeds and largest capacities that Kingston has to offer in a USB Flash drive. Faster speeds and higher capacities enable users to quickly store their digital files and keep it with them at all times, in HyperX style.
Its high-speed eight-channel architecture provides USB 3.0 data transfer rates of up to 225MB/s read and 135MB/s write. Users can save time associated with opening, editing and copying large files and applications between devices. The fast write speeds also allow users to work on large files or applications directly from the USB 3.0 drive without performance lag.
“Enthusiasts have long known HyperX as the memory of choice for overclockers and power users who need the most performance from system memory,” said Krystian Jaroszynski, product marketing manager Flash, Kingston Technology. “The new DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB Flash drive continues this tradition. With the fastest speeds and largest capacity, this storage device is the perfect solution for users who require high performance whilst carrying their digital library.”
The DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities. The 256GB capacity can store approximately 10 Blu-ray Discs™ (25GB each), 54 DVDs (4.7GB each), 48,640 MP3s (4MB each) or 13,473,684 Microsoft® Word files pages with various formatting and basic graphics.
With a durable and sleek design the DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 features a metal and rubberized casing with a reinforced key ring hole for daily use. It allows users to keep it with them at all times, as it can be easily attached to a key ring or lanyard.
A video of the device can be found here.
DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is backed by a five-year warranty, 24/7 tech support and legendary Kingston reliability. For more information visit http://www.kingston.com/europe
Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 Features and Specifications:
Capacities*: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
USB 3.0: up to 225MB/s read and 135MB/s write
USB 2.0: up to 30 MB/s read/write
Backwards Compatible: with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 ports
Solid/rugged design: durable metal and rubberized casing provides increased protection
Dimensions: 2.952” x 0.916” x 0.626” (74.99mm x 23.29mm x 15.9mm)
Operating Temperature: 32°F to 140°F (0°C to 60°C)
Storage Temperature: -4°F to 185°F (-20°C to 85°C)
Simple: just plug into any USB port
Practical: durable casing with a solid lanyard loop
Warranty: 5 Years