Kingston HyperX 3K SSD Series SATA600
Available in 90GB, 120GB, 240GB and 480GB capacities.
SandForce SF2281 processor with DuraClass, DuraWrite and RAISE technologies.
Excellent sequential read and write speeds.
SATA 6Gb/s interface, Synchronous 3000 P/E cycle NAND flash.
Cheaper than the original HyperX.
Excellent bundle of accessories and software
Kingston made it more affordable.
Speedy performance, lower barrier to entry for high performance SSDs.
Stylish HyperX appearance, Lightning fast speeds, TRIM Support.
Three year warranty.
Acronis True Image HD Migration Software Included.
USB External Drive Bay for easy cloning.
Not as fast when writing incompressible data.
Pricing needs to be even more aggressive.
USB 2.0 Enclosure: USB 3.0 would have been nicer.
By TechSpot on November 14, 2012
Budget SSD Roundup: The Best SSD for Less Than $100: The Kingston HyperX 3K 90GB is a little bit disappointed because of it slow perfomance, though its cost per gigabyte is good.-
By TechwareLabs on January 21, 2014
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By uk.hardware.info on January 09, 2014
Unless you're sporting really old hardware, an SSD is the best sure-fire way to boost the performance of your desktop or laptop computer. There is so much choice now it's difficult to know whether there is a significant difference between...-
By eTeknix on December 21, 2013
Earlier in the year we saw Kingston come out with another revision of their popular HyperX line of SSDs. Sadly we wasn't able to get our hands on one of these new drives at the time, however even though the drive has been on the market for a few...-
By OverClock Intelligence Agency on September 09, 2013
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By Computer Shopper on March 20, 2013
The HyperX 3K is a smart-looking drive with an unmatched accessory bundle, but we've tested a few faster, less costly SSDs that also have a bit more usable capacity....70
By techPowerUp! on March 05, 2013
While synthetic testing shows the HyperX 3K to be lagging a bit behind on performance compared to its older non-3K sibling, real-life performance data shows that the drive is consistently faster. This is quite surprising, since even Kingston...92
By uk.hardware.info on February 08, 2013
In June, 2012 we published a large group test of SSDs with capacities of 120/128 GB and 240/256 GB . Those are still the most popular sizes, judging from what people search for on Hardware.Info. The world of SSDs didn't stand still, and since then a...-
By PC Advisor on January 04, 2013
The Kingston HyperX 3K SSD is a good overall performer that comes with cables and an external enclosure. Write performance is slow, and it comes with only a three-year warranty, however. See all storage reviews . Kingston HyperX 3K review ...70
By theregister.co.uk on December 24, 2012
The final destination for my Hyper-X SSDs is not a notebook or a desktop, but a server. These are consumer devices and not designed for enterprise use, but for a test lab environment they've been brilliant. For years Kingston has been a brand I have...85