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 OverClock Intelligence Agency on September 09, 2013
The second generation SandForce SF-2000 series controller is coming up on its third year in production. It's a venerable yet still viable solution for low-cost solid state drives that performs well in a consumer grade environment. It has also become...-
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 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
By DV Hardware on November 27, 2012
The Kingston HyperX 3K SSD delivers impressive performance at an excellent price point. It's the fastest SATA 6Gbps SSD I've tested to date and I have no problem recommending it. The HyperX 3K is a very nice alternative to the original, more...95
By hardCOREware on November 07, 2012
sBefore we draw any conclusions after looking at all the results, we have to consider price. What do for our SSD reviews is take a snapshot of prices at various retailers. Since these drives can go on sale at any given time, it’s important to look...-
By SilentPC Review on October 21, 2012
Our Crucial M4 64GB review illustrated the possible performance implications of choosing a smaller solid-state drive. Thankfully the Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB doesn't suffer greatly in this regard — it lags behind the 240GB version but not by a...-
By TweakTown on August 28, 2012
The SSD market is changing rapidly for enthusiasts. Low prices for 120GB models and the introduction of RAID 0 TRIM for Intel Z77 based systems means it's now possible to spend roughly $200 and get 1000MB/s sequential read and write performance. A...94