Kingston HyperX MAX 3.0 External USB 3.0 SSD Drive

Kingston HyperX MAX 3.0 External USB 3.0 Drive

Kingston HyperX MAX 3.0 External USB 3.0 Drive

Kingston announced its new HyperX MAX 3.0 external USB 3.0 SuperSpeed solid state storage drive. Available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities, the pocket-sized HyperX MAX 3.0 uses the USB 3.0 interface high-speed interface and is backward compatible with USB 2.0. The drive offers up to 195MB/s read and up to 160MB/s write speeds.

Kingston’s USB 3.0 external drive has a sleek, stylish design and a rugged aluminum casing. During Kingston’s internal testing, a 10GB movie file was transferred in only 1 minute, 12 seconds to the HyperX MAX 3.0 from a USB 3.0 system. The transfer time increased to 5 minutes, 52 seconds using a USB 2.0 port with the same test bed.

Pricing and availability have not been announced.
Models:

Kingston HyperX MAX 3.0 USB 3.0 External Drive
Part Number Capacity and Features MSRP
SHX100U3/64G 64GB HyperX MAX External USB 3.0 Drive $ TBA
SHX100U3/128G 128GB HyperX MAX External USB 3.0 Drive $ TBA
SHX100U3/256G 256GB HyperX MAX External USB 3.0 Drive $ TBA

Kingston HyperX MAX 3.0 Features and Specifications:

  • Performance — USB-IF SuperSpeed-Certified
  • Standardized — complies with USB 3.0 specification standards, compatible with USB 2.0
  • Sequential Speed — Read — up to 195MB/sec., Write — up to 160MB/sec
  • Shock-resistant — built with Flash components so no moving parts
  • Portable — Aluminum design is sleek, stylish and rugged
  • Silent — runs silently with no moving parts
  • Easy — plug & play with no driver required; utilizes USB bus power with no additional bus power required
  • Guaranteed — three-year warranty
  • Capacities — 64GB, 128GB and 256GB
  • Dimensions — 2.89″ x 4.67″ x 0.47″ (73.49mm x 118.60mm x 12.00mm)
  • Vibration Operating — 20G Peak, 10-2000Hz, (20min/Axis) x 3 Axis
  • Vibration Non-operating — 20G Peak, 10-2000Hz, (12 Cycle/Axis) x 3 Axis, x 20min.
  • Operating Shock — 1500G
  • Operating Temperature — 0° to 60°C / 32° to 140°F
  • Storage Temperature — -20° to 85°C / -4° to 185°F
  • Power Consumption — 4.5W
  • Dual LED — blue for USB 3.0, green for USB 2.0
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