Kingston Launches its Fastest USB Flash Drive

 

 

Kingston, the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0. The DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is designed for enthusiasts and gamers, and features the fastest speeds and largest capacities thatKingstonhas 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. 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 Nathan Su, Flash memory Sales Director, APAC Region,Kingston. “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 and carry a lot of data.”

 

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 Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is a terrific portable storage solution for gamers, enthusiasts, early adopters and high-end consumers who require the best performance and highest capacities to carry their digital library. Faster speeds and higher capacities enable users to quickly store their digital files and keep it with them at all times, in HyperX style.

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 at http://youtu.be/BjsMQRzBfl8.

 

DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is backed by a five-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingstonreliability. For more information, please visit www.kingston.com/asia.

 

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 Features and Specifications:

  • Capacities*: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
  • Speed**:
    • USB 3.0: Up to 225MB/s read and 135MB/s write
    • USB 2.0: Up to 30 MB/s read/write
  • 8-Channel Architecture
  • Backwards Compatible: With USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 ports
  • Solid/rugged design: Durable metal and rubberized casing provides increased protection
  • ReadyBoost Support
  • Dimensions: 2.952″ x 0.916″ x 0.626″ (74.99mm x 23.29mm x 15.9mm)
  • Operating Temperature: 32°F to140°F (0°C to60°C)
  • Storage Temperature: -4°F to185°F (-20°C to85°C)
  • Simple: Just plug into any USB port
  • Practical: Durable casing with a solid lanyard loop
  • Warranty: 5 years

 

Storage
Capacity*

Photos

Video Recording (in minutes)

Storage Usage

10MP

18MP

24MP

12 Mbps (1080p)

24 Mbps (1080p)

48 Mbps (1080p)

HD .MKV
Movies

Compressed
.MP4 Movies

64GB

17067

9481

7111

569

284

142

4

49

128GB

34133

18962

14222

1137

569

284

9

99

256GB

68266

37924

28444

2276

1137

568

19

198

 

Compatibility Table

Operating System

File Transfer

Windows 7

Yes

WindowsVista(SP1, SP2)

Yes

Windows XP (SP3)

Yes

 

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB Flash Drive

Part Number

Capacity and Features

DTHX30/64GB

64GB DataTraveler HyperX3.0 USB Flash Drive

DTHX30/128GB

128GB DataTraveler HyperX3.0 USB Flash Drive

DTHX30/256GB

256GB DataTraveler HyperX3.0 USB Flash Drive

 

*Some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. For more information, please consult Kingston’s Flash Memory Guide at kingston.com/Flash_Memory_Guide.
**Speed may vary due to host hardware, software and usage.

Actual recording time will vary based upon camera model, selected resolution, compression settings and the content being recorded. Some host devices may not support all of the Flash storage capacities listed. Consult your device’s owner’s manual for supported capacities.

 

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