Kingston Digital Announces DataTraveler HyperX 3.0, its Fastest USB Flash Drive Yet

Hassan Mujtaba
Posted Nov 18, 2011
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Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0. The DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is designed for enthusiasts, gamers, early adopters and high end consumers; it features the fastest speeds and largest capacities that Kingston has to offer in a USB Flash drive. Faster speeds and higher capacities enable users to quickly store their digital files and keep it with them at all times, in HyperX style.

Its high-speed eight-channel architecture provides USB 3.0 data transfer rates of up to 225MB/s read and 135MB/s write. Users can save time associated with opening, editing and copying large files and applications between devices. The fast write speeds also allow users to work on large files or applications directly from the USB 3.0 drive without performance lag.

Enthusiasts have long known HyperX as the memory of choice for overclockers and power users who need the most performance from system memory, as said, Krystian Jaroszynski, product marketing manager Flash, Kingston Technology. The new DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB Flash drive continues this tradition. With the fastest speeds and largest capacity, this storage device is the perfect solution for users who require high performance whilst carrying their digital library.

The DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities. The 256GB capacity can store approximately 10 Blu-ray Disc (25GB each), 54 DVDs (4.7GB each), 48,640 MP3s (4MB each) or 13,473,684 Microsoft® Word files pages with various formatting and basic graphics.

With a durable and sleek design the DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 features a metal and rubberized casing with a reinforced key ring hole for daily use. It allows users to keep it with them at all times, as it can be easily attached to a key ring or lanyard.

A video of the device can be found here.

DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is backed by a five-year warranty, 24/7 tech support and legendary Kingston reliability. For more information visitwww.kingston.com/europe

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 Features and Specifications:

  • Capacities*: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
  • 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
  • Solid/rugged design: durable metal and rubberized casing provides increased protection
  • ReadyBoost® Support
  • Dimensions: 2.952″ x 0.916″ x 0.626″ (74.99mm x 23.29mm x 15.9mm)
  • Operating Temperature: 32°F to 140°F (0°C to 60°C)
  • Storage Temperature: -4°F to 185°F (-20°C to 85°C)
  • Simple: just plug into any USB port
  • Practical: durable casing with a solid lanyard loop
  • Warranty: 5 Years
Storage
Capacity*
Photos Video Recording (in minutes) Storage Usage
10MP 18MP 24MP 12 Mbps
(1080p)
24 Mbps
(1080p)
48 Mbps
(1080p)
HD .MKV
Movies
Compressed
.MP4 Movies
64GB 17067 9481 7111 569 284 142 4 49
128GB 34133 18962 14222 1137 569 284 9 99
256GB 68266 37924 28444 2276 1137 568 19 198
Compatibility Table
Operating System File Transfer
Windows® 7 Yes
Windows Vista® (SP1, SP2) Yes
Windows XP (SP3) Yes
Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB Flash Drive
Part Number Capacity and Features
DTHX30/64GB 64GB DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB Flash Drive
DTHX30/128GB 128GB DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB Flash Drive
DTHX30/256GB 256GB DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 USB Flash Drive

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