Kingston today announced it is shipping the HyperX SSD, its first SATA Rev. 3.0 6Gb/s solid-state drive.
The Kingston HyperX SSD features the latest SandForce controller, Intel 25nm Compute NAND (P/E 5K) and it will be available in capacities of 120GB and 240GB. Kingston offers the SSD as a standalone SSD (includes HyperX branded 2.5" to 3.5" desktop mounting plate) or as a bundle with the HyperX Upgrade Kit for easy installation (includes Acronis True Image HD migration software, desktop mounting plate, external drive bay, multi-head screwdriver, SATA data cable.
Performance figures inlcude sequential read/write throughputs of 555 / 510MB/s, max 4KB random read/write of 95,000 / 70,000 IOPS (120GB).
SH100S3/120G 120GB Stand-alone SSD - $ 269.99
SH100S3B/120G 120GB HyperX Bundle Kit - $ 284.99
SH100S3/240G 240GB Stand-alone SSD - $ 519.99
SH100S3B/240G 240GB HyperX Bundle Kit - $ 539.99