Kingston HyperX Max 3.0 SSD USB3

  • Kingston HyperX Max 3.0 SSD USB3
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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.

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By Macworld Australia on 60

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 60

Relatively expensive, this disk is still good value if you regularly have to transfer very large amounts of files...

By Real World Labs on -

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 90

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 80

Seriously expensive, but the HyperX Max is still one of the fastest portable disks around....

By Tom's Hardware on -

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 80

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 80

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 70

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 -

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...

By CNET Australia on 81

So you feel the need for speed? Kingston's HyperX Max 3.0 USB will deliver it, but you'll pay a premium for all that...

By XSReviews on 90

While on first glance this may seem like a solid, but expensive option for anyone that wants USB 3.0 speeds with plenty of storage space, in reality all other firms offering similar products are pricing them the same way. Now you can probably do...

By TechSmart.co.za on -

USB 3.0 ports aren’t really commonplace as yet, but there are a number of SuperSpeed compatible storage solutions available, including the Iomega eGo 500 GB USB 3.0 portable hard drive and now Kingston’s HyperX MAX 3.0 External USB 3.0...

By Good Gear Guide on 60

The Kingston HyperX Max 3.0 SSD is suitable for anyone who wants a durable drive that can be used to transport data to and from work or to a client's premises. It's not blazingly fast, but it's faster than conventional pocket-sized drives....

By Legion Hardware on -

A few weeks ago when we reviewed the Patriot Supersonic 64GB USB 3.0 flash drive, we had a hard time getting over the $200 US asking price, which lead us to this conclusion… “It is worth pointing out that if all you are after is a pocket...

By itreviews.com on -

In essence the Kingston HyperX Max 3.0 is a SSDNow V+ in a USB 3.0 caddy.; however, this hybrid piece of hardware is blindingly rapid, utterly silent and resistant to knocks,bangs and other abuse. The most obvious downside is the price and, of course,...

By VR-Zone on -

While the maximum throughput of a drive can be tested with the help of synthetic benchmarks, its performance is likely to differ under real-world usage patterns. As the HyperX MAX 3.0 is an external storage drive, it will most likely be used for...

By HardwareLogic on -

Since this is basically a V+(100) SSD with a USB 3 controller, you'll be paying a slight premium for the bundle. It looks like the retail pricing is about $300 (Amazon Link) which is about 10% higher than the Serial ATA drive alone. While it may be...

By Techgage on 95

It goes without saying that in today's market, any SSD product you pick up is going to count as a luxury purchase. On the desktop side, mechanical hard drives can be had for as low as $0.10 a gigabyte, while for SSDs, that number is rarely lower...

By Pureoverclock on -

The Kingston HyperX MAX 3.0 is a wonderfully sleek and convenient portable storage SSD that is small enough to fit easily into your pocket and fast enough to knock off your socks. Entirely plug-and-play, the HyperX MAX 3.0 can run without requiring...