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Kingston Digital Ships Next-Gen SSDNow V Series

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it is shipping the next generation of its most cost-effective SSDNow V Series solid-state drive. The Kingston SSDNow V300 is a powerful upgrade solution for cost-conscious consumers looking to upgrade their existing desktop or notebook PC. The new SSDNow V300 is 10x faster than a 7200 RPM hard-disk drive†. It is powered by an LSI SandForce Flash Storage Processor (FSP) solution customized for Kingston, and optimized for industry-leading 19 nm NAND Flash memory to deliver sequential read and write speeds of up to 450 MB/s. Using best-in-class components, SSDNow V300 combines quality, performance and affordability for first-time SSD users or anyone looking to upgrade an existing system. “LSI worked together with Kingston to deliver a customized high-performing solid-state drive solution for their cost-effective SSDNow V Series,” said Kent Smith, senior director of product marketing, Flash Components Division, LSI. “Our award-winning SF-2281 Client FSPs provide Kingston’s customers with enterprise-class features and an enhanced everyday computing user experience, especially for first time SSD users.” “Kingston is committed to delivering SSDs at the best price to performance ratio as possible. We achieve this again with our next-generation SSDNow V300,” said Ariel Perez, SSD busines...



Kingston Releases HyperX Beast Enthusiast PC Memory

Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced HyperX Beast, the latest addition to the HyperX product line. It matches high performance with the largest available capacities and is XMP ready. With its eye-catching aggressive heatspreader design, HyperX Beast is aimed at hardcore gamers, PC modders, content creators and overclockers who want high-performing hardware in an innovative design. HyperX Beast is part of the Predator family, the premiere memory line offered by Kingston for power users. HyperX Beast features kits up to 2400MHz for faster processing times in applications requiring maximum performance, and is available in capacities from 8GB-64GB. The new heatspreader color and design adds diversity and character to the current HyperX memory offerings. It is designed to work with third-generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors as well as the latest AMD A-Series processors. For added benefit, HyperX Beast is Intel XMP ready so users can easily achieve the best performance optimization by simply selecting a speed profile, hand-tuned by Kingston engineers. “We use the best performance-yielding components to build memory that is capable of achieving high speeds” said Ann Keefe, Regional Director UK and Ireland, Kingston “The name Beast speaks for itself. The modules exemplify high-performance memory with the highest capacities available on the market today and an awesome design that will look great ...



New Kingston microSDXC 64GB Class 10 Memory Card Helps Unleash Potential of Mobile Devices

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced a new 64GB Kingston® microSDXC Class 10 memory card. In the current age of smartphones and tablets, the need for more mobile data storage has become more important than ever. The Kingston microSDXC Class 10 card significantly improves consumer’s digital lifestyle by delivering higher storage speeds and capacities they need to get the most out of their electronic and mobile devices. Available in 64GB capacity, microSDXC cards offer additional storage for more music, videos, pictures and games — more of everything the consumer needs in today’s mobile world. Fully compliant with the latest SD Association specification, Kingston’s micro Secure Digital eXtended Capacity (microSDXC) card operates on the exFAT file system, which is designed to handle extremely large volumes of data, such as files bigger than 4GB. “The need for higher storage capacity is growing as consumers shoot more pictures and videos, and carry around more data,” said Andrew Ewing, Flash memory business manager, Kingston. “With our new 64GB Class 10 microSDXC card, we offer our customers a chance to fully maximize the performance and storage capabilities of their existing mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, by providing them with a reliable and easy upgrade solution.” For added reliability and durability, Kingston’s solid-state...



Kingston Digital Ships New USB Drive Certified for Windows To Go

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it is shipping the Kingston® DataTraveler® Workspace USB Flash drive. DataTraveler Workspace is certified for Windows To Go, a key feature of Windows® 81 Enterprise. DataTraveler Workspace enables enterprises to provision a corporate desktop on an external USB drive, thus allowing users to boot and operate Windows 8 from portable devices. This new drive is a unique external USB 3.0 device that is capable of SSD-like performance. Kingston releases the DataTraveler Workspace USB Flash drive containing Windows To Go for corporate customers who are users of Windows 8 Enterprise. (Photo: Business Wire) DataTraveler Workspace is made specifically for organizations that want to use the new Windows To Go feature found in Windows 8 Enterprise. The drive is designed to help IT administrators support their mobile user base — from remote employees to contractors and consultants. DataTraveler Workspace helps companies and organizations meet both bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives and disaster recovery requirements. “There’s been such a revolutionary shiftin today’s workforceand by pairing our innovations, we give customers an effective alternative to help them safely and efficiently access the corporate network regardless of where they are in the world,” said Karri Alexion-Tiernan, Director of Product Marketing, Win...



Kingston Technology Celebrates 25 Years as the Leading Third-party Memory Maker

Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, announces that tomorrow marks 25 years in the business as the largest third-party manufacturer of computer and device memory. Kingston was founded on October 17, 1987 by CEO and co-founder John Tu, and COO and co-founder David Sun. The entrepreneurial spirit of both owners and the success of the company have been recognized globally through the years. Kingston’s core tenets of respect, loyalty, flexibility and integrity have created an exemplary corporate culture; one that guides its relationships with customers, partners and vendors, and to which Kingston owes its success. “It is a great and humbling feeling to be a part of this company. The best aspects of the last 25 years here have been the people who work here, our partners and all of the great relationships we have been a part of,” said John Tu, CEO and co-founder, Kingston. “I am truly amazed by the thought of where we started and where we are today, and look forward to the next 25 years.” Kingston is marking its 25th anniversary in the United States, Canada and EMEA by holding a contest with a grand prize of $2,500 (USD) and the opportunity to design a USB Flash drive. Other prizes include $250, solid-state drives and Kingston’s 25th anniversary USB drive. Full contest details can be found here. Details on other promotions and activities will be forthcoming. A series of quotes from Kingston executives around the world as...



Kingston Technology to Preview Upcoming Low-voltage HyperX SO-DIMMs at AMD Fan Day

Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it will give a sneak peek of its upcoming HyperX LoVo low voltage SO-DIMMs at AMD Fan Day on Saturday, October 6, in Austin, Texas. HyperX LoVo SO-DIMMs are designed for notebook users looking to boost system performance as they auto-overclock with no need to adjust system BIOS settings. They also allow systems to run cooler and quieter. The full specifications for HyperX LoVo SO-DIMMs will be announced when they ship later this month. “AMD Fan Day is all about making direct connections between AMD, our high-performance partners like Kingston, and the enthusiast community that inspires us in the design of each new generation of products,” said John Taylor, director of marketing, Client Products, AMD. “This event is an incredibly fun way to celebrate our fans while they get hands-on experiences with brand-new AMD A-Series APUs, AMD Radeon graphics and unreleased games.” “We are proud to be a part of AMD Fan Day as we join them in giving back to the enthusiast community,” said Annie Leung, Hyper Marketing Manager, Kingston. “In addition to demonstrating our new LoVo SO-DIMMs in AMD ‘Trinity’ based notebook PCs, we will give away 500 kits of HyperX blu memory to the fans in attendance.” Kingston HyperX LoVo SO-DIMMs are backed by a lifetime warranty and free technical support. Kingston can be found on:   YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/kingstonhyperx Fa...



 
 
 
 
 

Kingston HyperX Predator – 8GB Kit (2x4GB) – DDR3 2666MHz CL11 DIMM

Memory's importance has taken on a new meaning with both SandyBridge and IvyBridge. The extra lanes of the re-worked IMC (Internal Memory Controller) on Ivy plus motherboards pampers your hardware with more bandwidth bringing overall performance to a different level. We have seen a slew of memory lately from multiple manufacturers with frequencies hitting all time highs of 2400MHz and more. The competition in the memory sector also remains at an all time high. Name brands such as Kingston, G.Skill, Crucial, and Corsair are still the major players. Of these brands, Pure Overclock has always turned to Kingston memory in situations where compatability is an issue with a new motherboard product. You cannot go wrong when inserting Kingston's HyperX modules into a new board with a fresh BIOS. Their reliable HyperX branding has been a mainstay in the industry for sometime now. Today, Kingston has a change of pace for you memory junkies. Their newest HyperX Predator series has a re-designed heat spreader plus a 2666MHz frequency rating, which should pack a serious punch for those looking add some serious bandwidth to their SandyBridge and IvyBridge systems. Let's get the new Kingston HyperX 2666MHz Predator modules to the lab and see what kind of "horsepower" they add.



Kingston Digital Releases SDXC Class 10 Value Card for Price-Conscious Consumers

Kingston, the independent world leader in memory products, today announced a new SDXC Class 10 memory card that is ideal for price-conscious consumers. The card captures full HD videos and high-resolution photos at an affordable price that will not break the budget. Fully compliant with the latest SD Association specification, Kingston’s Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) Class 10 card operates on the exFAT file system, which is designed to handle extremely large volumes of data, such as files bigger than 4 GB. Available in 64 GB and 128 GB, these cards are an excellent choice to meet the storage demands of high-quality digital still and video cameras as well as other personal electronic devices that are SDXC compatible. Additionally, SDXC cards offer a speed “class” rating known as Class 101 that delivers a 10 MB/s minimum sustained transfer rate for optimum performance with SDXC-compatible devices. “It is important to note that although SDXC cards are identical in size to standard SD cards, they have a different design and are only recognized by SDXC host devices,” said Nathan Su, Flash Memory Sales Director, APAC Region, Kingston. “Consumers need to make sure that their camera or camcorder carries the SDXC logo to ensure compatibility and make the most of the new, huge capacity options.” For added reliability and durability, Kingston’s solid-state SDXC memory cards are built of nonvolatile memory components and have n...



Kingston HyperX 10-Year Anniversary StarCraft II Tournament

Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it will host a free online StarCraft II tournament in honor of the 10-year anniversary of the HyperX product line. Since 2002, Kingston HyperX products have been the memory of choice for gamers, computer enthusiasts, overclockers and system builders. The tournament is a chance for Kingston to say thank you and host an event that gives back to its customers and fans. Gamers from around the world will compete online with the goal of qualifying for the live finals in Las Vegas, NV. during International CES 2013 in January. In addition, eight invited pro gamers will be seeded into the top sixteen, and will battle it out to win one of four cash prizes totaling $15,000 and become the first-ever HyperX Champion. The tournament registration is open to anyone; it starts on September 17, 2012 and closes September 27, 2012. There is no purchase necessary to enter. The online competition will be held on October 1 through November 30, 2012. The live final will be held on January 7 and 8 during International CES 2013. The first place winner and HyperX Champion will receive $7,000 USD, second place wins $4,500 USD, third place wins $2,500 and fourth place wins $1,000 USD. “We have supported the gaming industry throughout the 10 years HyperX has been around and they have supported us,” said Dara Mullarkey, HyperX business manager, Kingston. “We wanted to create a fun event that would ...



Kingston Technology Makes HyperX red a Permanent Addition to Product Line

Fountain Valley, CA — August 30, 2012 — Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced HyperX® red memory as a permanent addition to the entry-level, high performance HyperX blu product line. The vibrant red colored heatspreaders allow greater heat dissipation to help maintain optimal system performance. HyperX red is for entry-level gamers, system builders, PC modders and mainstream consumers looking for stylish, high-performance memory upgrades at reasonable prices. HyperX red is Intel® XMP ready and is available in 8GB kits and 4GB single modules at 1600MHz and 1333MHz, in both 1.65v and 1.5v. With the ease of installation and HyperX reliability, these new modules meet the needs of consumers and gamers alike who seek higher performance via faster speeds and larger capacities. “HyperX red was a tremendous success when it was launched earlier this year as a limited edition product,” said Mark Tekunoff, senior technology manager, Kingston®. “We decided to make it a permanent part of the HyperX family because demand was so great. The vivid color, fast speeds and excellent value make it perfect for any system, especially red, gray and black schemed motherboards.” Kingston HyperX memory is backed by a lifetime warranty and free live technical support. For more information, visit www.kingston.com/hyperx   HyperX red Features and Benefits: · Unique: features HyperX red heat spreader for greater he...



Kingston Digital Releases Enterprise-Class SSD

Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the SSDNow E100 SSD, the company’s new enterprise-class solid state drive (SSD). The new drive enables enterprises to accommodate the performance demands required in support of big data and virtualization initiatives. The new Kingston E100 SSD achieves up to 10X improvements in endurance and reliability over client SSDs on existing hardware, while drastically reducing the physical footprint as significantly fewer SSDs are needed to handle the tasks of many traditional hard-disk drives (HDD). The performance and processing requirements required in the rapid analysis of massive data sets and large collections of virtual systems have pushed many servers far beyond their breaking point. The next generation E100 SSD provides vastly higher IOPS compared to HDDs, dramatically reducing processing bottlenecks, computer latency and physical system limitations. In a recent virtualized database performance test that compared Kingston’s Enterprise SSD with traditional HDDs, the review “found that replacing a solution consisting of a server with an external chassis containing 24 HDDs with only six internal SSDs increased total database performance by up to 91.8 percent.” The amount of power consumed “while idle and while running database workloads for both revealed that Kingston’s SSDs used up to 51.0 percent less power tha...



Kingston Digital to Create Certified USB Flash Drive for Windows To Go

Fountain Valley, CA — August 21, 2012 — Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it is working with Microsoft to create a Windows To Go compatible USB Flash drive. Windows To Go is a new feature in Windows 8 Enterprise that enables enterprises to provision a full corporate desktop on an external USB drive enabling users to boot and operate from multiple PCs. This new drive is a unique external USB 3.0 device capable of SSD-like performance and achieves all Windows 8 certification requirements. The Kingston® DataTraveler® Workspace USB Flash drive, to be released this October, is designed for enterprise environments that want to use Windows To Go to support their mobile workforce and contingent staff for scenarios such as bring your own device and sharing PCs. The drive is fully bootable and incorporates SSD technology in a small USB form factor so users can access their enterprise system from a portable device. “We are excited to have Kingston as an associate on Windows To Go. Our joint innovation will further enable mobile work styles. Kingston’s DataTraveler Workspace will give our customers the performance and endurance required to deliver a great experience when running Windows 8 Enterprise from a USB drive,” said Karri Alexion-Tiernan, Director of Product Marketing, Windows Enterprise, Microsoft. “Kingston has been working together wit...



Kingston Technology Expands HyperX Memory Family

The new high-performance DRAM module complements the HyperX product range with the fastest speeds, lowest latencies and highest capacities. HyperX Predator is aimed at extreme enthusiasts and overclockers looking to push their systems to the maximum with the fastest speeds and highest performance hardware.



 
 
 
 
 

Kingston Hyper X – 8GB Kit (2x4GB) – DDR3 2800MHz CL12 DIMM

Today we’re looking at a set of Kingston Hyper X – 8GB Kit (2x4GB) – DDR3 2800MHz CL10. Yes, you read it correctly, 2800MHz. We are stoked about getting these modules on a Z77 motherboard so let’s rush the Kingston 2800MHz sticks to the lab and see if these modules can unleash fury on the competition.



 
 
 
 
 

Kingston HyperX DDR3 1600MHZ Review

The Kingston Technology Company, casually referred to as Kingston by many PC users who are into memory modules, has for years had a reputation for putting out reliable memory modules that last, and won't break your bank account. You won't find too many people complaining about this companies' RAM sticks being a waste of money. Well the ones that know what they are talking about at least.






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