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Kingston Digital Ships Its Fastest, World’s Largest-Capacity USB 3.0 Flash Drive

Posted January 7, 2013 by Kevin in Storage, HDs & SSDs

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.0 USB Flash drive. DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.0 is the world’s largest-capacity USB 3.0 Flash drive as it will be available in a 1 TB capacity later in Q1. It is shipping now in 512 GB capacity.

DT HyperX Predator 3.0 is the fastest USB 3.0 Flash drive in the Kingston family, with speeds of up to 240 MB/s read and 160 MB/s write. It has also achieved SuperSpeed USB 3.0 certification.

“Our new DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.0 allows users to store their entire digital world on a portable USB 3.0 Flash drive,” said Andrew Ewing, Flash memory business manager, Kingston. “The large capacity and fast USB 3.0 transfer speeds allow users to save time as they can access, edit and transfer applications or files such as HD movies directly from the drive without any performance lag.”

DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.0 is compliant with next-generation USB 3.0 specifications and is optimized for newer PCs with USB 3.0 ports. Users who work with large video or graphics files, or gamers who like to travel with their entire library will appreciate the drive’s speed and capacity. The casing is made of zinc alloy metal for superior quality, shock resistance and high-end design. DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.0 ships with a custom Kingston key ring and a HyperX valet keychain. It is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 for efficient data transfer rates.

DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.0 USB Flash drive is part of the HyperX Predator family, which represents the highest-performance products offered from Kingston HyperX. The drive is backed by a five-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston reliability.

Kingston HyperX Predator 3.0 Features and Specifications:

● Highest capacities: uncompromised data storage to carry your digital world on a portable USB drive
● Highest performance: unparalleled speeds to save time while transferring content rich data
● Zinc alloy metal casing: resilient protection for data in a cutting-edge design
● HyperX valet keychain: exclusive accessory for a stylish twist to portable storage
● Guaranteed: five-year warranty and free technical support for added peace of mind
● Speed USB 3.0: 240 MB/s read and 160 MB/s write
USB 2.0: 30 MB/s read and 30 MB/s write
● Backwards compatible with USB 2.0
● Capacities: 512 GB, 1 TB (later Q1)
● Dimensions: without key ring: 2.8346″ x 1.0606″ x 0.8268″ (72 mm x 26.94 mm x 21 mm)
with key ring: 3.4854″ x 1.0606″ x 0.8268″ (88.53 mm x 26.94 mm x 21 mm)
● Operating Temperature: 32°F to 140°F (0°C to 60°C)
● Storage Temperature: -4°F to 185°F (-20°C to 85°C)
● USB 3.0: latest USB standard guarantees backwards compatibility with USB 2.0


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