Saturday, 26 November 2011

Kingston launches speedy DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB flash drive

Kingston, a brand better known for their range of memory solutions have announced the launch of their DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB flash drive. Kingston, with its latest launch assures speedy data transfers and large storage capacity and hence, recommends it to gamers and other enthusiasts. The DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is sports a metal and rubberized casing, along with a slot to attach it to a key chain.
Kingston's 'speedy' DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB
Kingston's 'speedy' DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB

In an official statement, Kingston states that the DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 features an high-speed eight-channel architecture, which lends the USB 3.0 flash drive data transfer rates of up to 225MB/s (read) and 135MB/s (write).

Here's a look at the other specifications of Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0:

  • 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
  • Dimensions: 2.952 x 0.916 x 0.626 inches (74.99mm x 23.29mm x 15.9mm)

Kingston claims that with the DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB flash drive users will be able to be quick with regular tasks like opening, editing and copying large files and applications between devices. Also, with faster write speeds users can copy large files directly onto the USB drive without affecting its performance, adds Kingston. Further according to the official statement, users can avail the DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 in the following capacities - 64GB, 128GB and 256GB. On the 256GB capacity can store approximately 10 Blu-ray Discs (25GB each), 54 DVDs (4.7GB each), 48,640 MP3s (4 MB each) or 13,473,684 Microsoft Word files pages with various formatting and basic graphics. 

The Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB flash drive is available across the country. However, pricing details haven't been revealed yet.

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