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Kingston Technology HyperX 120GB Solid State Drive Upgrade Bundle Kit

SKU: KGSH1HS3B120 MFR: SH100S3B/120G
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Kingston's HyperX SSD SH100S3B/120G combines the latest SandForce controller technology with premium NAND Flash, reducing load times while increasing performance and endurance. It provides high-speed SATA Rev 3.0 (6 Gb/s) transfer speeds for larger bandwidth, which power users require for advanced gaming, multitasking and multimedia computing power. Kingston's HyperX SSD lets users load games and applications faster, increase frames per second (FPS) and quickly transfer and edit large media files. It's cool, silent and requires less power and no additional cooling requirements.

When configuring the HyperX SSD partition, the user can choose between having the maximum available capacity for data storage or giving up a little space to increase performance and endurance. This additional space is called over-provisioning on an SSD. The amount of performance and endurance increase depends upon the type of data being stored on the HyperX SSD. The more data that is MPEG, JPG, ZIP or ARC file types, the greater the benefit for this increased over-provisioning.

HyperX SSD uses an advanced wear leveling technology that distributes writes evenly across all the flash blocks in the SSD to maximize overall drive endurance. Additionally, wear leveling ensures that the individual Flash memory blocks are consumed at a very balanced rate, not to exceed a 2-percent difference between the most often written blocks and least written. This enables the HyperX SSD to provide the longest possible life for the user while maintaining optimal performance.

What's Included With This Item

  • Kingston Technology HyperX 120GB Solid State Drive
  • 2.5" to 3.5" Mounting Tray
  • External Drive Enclosure
  • Mounting Hardware
  • USB Cable
  • SATA Cable
  • Installation Software Disc
  • Screwdriver
  • Kingston Technology 3 Years Warranty

Key Features

  • SandForce controller technology
  • High-speed SATA Rev 3.0 (6 Gb/s) transfer speeds
  • Performance - incredible speeds for advanced gaming, multitasking and multimedia computing power
  • Reliable - much less likely to fail than a standard hard drive
  • Shock-Resistant - dropping your notebook no longer means losing your data
  • Cool & Quiet - runs silent and with no moving mechanical parts to generate heat
  • Innovative - uses NAND Flash memory components
  • Supports S.M.A.R.T. TRIM and Garbage Collection

Technical Specs

Form factor 2.5 inch Internal
Controller 2nd Generation SandForce Controller SF-2281
Components Intel 25nm Compute-Quality MLC NAND (5k P/E Cycles)
Capacity 120GB
Sequential reads 6Gb/s 555MB/s
Sequential writes 6Gb/s 510MB/s
Sustained Random 4k Read/Write 20,000/60,000 IOPS
Max Random 4K R/W 95,000/70,000 IOPS
PCMARK Vantage HDD Suite Score 81,196
Power Consumption 0.455 W (TYP) Idle / 1.6 W (TYP) Read / 2.0 W (TYP) Write
Operating Temperatures 0deg.C 70deg.C
Storage Temperatures -40deg.C 85deg.C
Shock Resistanc 1500G
Vibration Operating 2.17G
Vibration Non-Operating 20G
MTBF 1,000,000 Hrs
Platform Support Operating System: Windows 7
Windows Vista (SP1, SP2)
Windows XP (SP1, SP2, SP3)
Windows 2000 (SP4)
Mac OS v.10.3.x+
Linux v.2.6.x+
Dimensions 69.85 x 100 x 9.5mm / 2.75 in x 3.94 x 0.37 inch
Weight 81g / 2.86 oz
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