If you havent experienced a PC or Mac with a Solid State Drive then you are going to be please with what Kingston has to offer. Today we take a close look at the Kingston HyperX 3K 240 GB SSD upgrade bundle. This kit comes a handy screwdriver, SATA cable, USB cable, Acronis cloning software, SATA to USB adapter and a 3.5" sled for mounting in a desktop case. Kingston's SandForce-2281 controller implementation promisses to be extremely fast on the HyperX 3K with sequential and random data transfer rates with up to 555MB/s read and 510MB/s write, plus incredible sustained 4KB read/write performance of 40,000/57,000 IOPS.
Unlike traditional hard disk drives, SSDs have no moving parts, resulting in a quiet, cool, highly reliable storage solution that also offers faster application loading and system responsiveness. And for laptops and netbooks, the lower power needs of SSD’s translate to extended battery life. Higher performance with more durability means you can be truly mobile with confidence. This bundle includes the mounting screws and a 2.5-inch to 3.5-inch mounting bracket for compatibility with standard hard drive mounting so your all set.
If you are a budget-minded gamer or enthusiast, the lower price of Kingston’s new HyperX 3K SSD is very attractive. Unless you do an large amount of write activity or plan to hang on to the drive more than 5 to 10 years, taking advantage of the lower pricing of the HyperX 3K SSD is a no brianer. This solid-state drive combines premium 3000 program-erase cycle Toggle NAND with the second-generation SandForce controller used also in other higher end models of SSD. Its lower price means more users can experience ultra-responsive gaming, multitasking and multimedia computing power. As seen in PCWizKid's video review the HyperX 3Kcan load games and applications faster, increasing frames per second (FPS) for an improved gaming experience and allows for quick transfers and edits of large media files. HyperX 3K provides high-speed SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) performance and blazing fast random and sequential read/write speeds. PCWizKid however would have like to have seen a USB 3.0 connection on the external drive enclosure provided to take advantage of high tansfer speeds, however the SandForce DuraClass technology provides the latest data integrity protection for ultimate endurance over the entire life of the drive which is a great bonus . PCWizKid also liked how the HyperX 3K SSD comes in a sleek, black and aluminum case design, accentuating the look of any power user’s system consistant with tthe HperX DDR3 memory we have reviewed in the past. Click here http://tinyurl.com/lgs6swy for the latest pring on the Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD.
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