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The Kingston HyperX Max 3.0 measures 2.89 x 4.67 x 0.47 inches, which is only a bit larger than 2.5-inch SSDs without an enclosure. Kingston cites maximum read and write rates of 195MB/s and 160MB/s when used with USB 3.0, or about 1 minute 12 seconds to transfer a 10GB movie file.
Greater shockproof ability.
Single cable connector.
3 year warranty.
Rugged and shockproof.
Works on Macs.
No moving parts.
Capacity (An 256GB Version Is Also Available).
Looking forward higher capacities.
Uses custom USB 3.0 cable.
Lack of included software.
No power On/Off switch for drive.
By Macworld Australia on March 09, 2012
HyperMAX has a lot of potential but the reliability issues make us wary.Related Tags: Hypermax 3.0, kingston, macworld, macworld australia Be Sociable, Share! Print this article Comments Related PostsWi-DriveKingston Wi-DriveKingston Wi-DriveLexmark...
By Computeractive on November 15, 2011
Relatively expensive, this disk is still good value if you regularly have to transfer very large amounts of files...
By Real World Labs on June 03, 2011
First with their memory modules, after that with their flash drives and finally with their SSD solutions Kingston never ceases to amaze me with their lightning fast and innovative products. Of course although the HyperX MAX 3.0 128GB external...
By Hardware Bistro on May 10, 2011
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world's independent memory leader. Founded in 1987 with a single product offering, Kingston® now offers more than 2,000 memory products that support nearly every device that uses memory, from computers,...
By Expert Reviews on May 07, 2011
Seriously expensive, but the HyperX Max is still one of the fastest portable disks around....
By Tom's Hardware on April 26, 2011
Kingston barely misses our recommendation. In a direct comparison, we prefer the OCZ Enyo, which simply surpasses the HyperX Max 3.0, especially when writing. This is the deciding factor when it comes to efficient transfers when you need to take larger...
By PCWorld New Zealand on April 14, 2011
Kingston have released a portable USB drive designed to take advantage of the up-and-coming USB 3.0.If you’ve ever transferred a large amount of data to or from an external USB drive, you’ll know how mind-numbingly sluggish the USB 2.0...
By Tbreak.com on March 29, 2011
Kingston is a powerhouse name when it comes to high-end memory and SSDs, so when we received their external USB 3.0 HDD I was very excited to see how it would perform. I recently reviewed the Buffalo USB3.0 1TB HDD, which was very fast for an external...
By PC Advisor on March 28, 2011
If you have the ports and the cash, the Kingston HyperX Max 3.0 is a very handy way to store and zip around data at high speed. Andrew Harrison...
By InsideHW on March 23, 2011
Some time ago, we got acquainted with the state of affairs on the SSD market worldwide and confirmed once again that the acceptance of new technology doesn’t come with their appearance, but with a low price tag. Well, USB 3.0 seems to have...
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