Kingston Launches its Fastest USB Flash Drive

Posted: 11/22/2011 in Technology

Kingston Launches its Fastest USB Flash Drive

Kingston HyperX Performance, Style in a Portable USB 3.0 Flash Drive

DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 Allows for High-speed Transfers

Stores up to 51,000 Images, 54 DVDs or 48,000 MP3s

Hsinchu, Taiwan – November 18, 2011 – Kingston, the independent world leader in memory

products, today announced the Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0. The DataTraveler HyperX

3.0 is designed for enthusiasts and gamers, and features the fastest speeds and largest capacities

that Kingston has to offer in a USB Flash drive.

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,” said Nathan Su, Flash memory

Sales Director, APAC Region, Kingston. “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 and carry a lot of data.”

The DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities. The 256GB

capacity can store approximately 10 Blu-ray Discs (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 Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is a terrific portable

storage solution for gamers, enthusiasts, early adopters and high-end consumers who require

the best performance and highest capacities to carry their digital library. Faster speeds and

higher capacities enable users to quickly store their digital files and keep it with them at all

times, in HyperX style.

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 at http://youtu.be/BjsMQRzBfl8.

DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is backed by a five-year warranty, free technical support and

legendary Kingston reliability. For more information, please visit http://www.kingston.com/asia.

Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 Features and Specifications:

Capacities*: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB

Speed**:

o USB 3.0: Up to 225MB/s read and 135MB/s write

o 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*

64GB

128GB

256GB

Photos†

10MP

18MP

17067

9481
1896
2
3792
4

34133

68266

Video Recording (in minutes)†

12 Mbps
(1080p)

24MP

7111
1422
2
2844
4

24 Mbps
(1080p)

569

1137

2276

48 Mbps
(1080p)

284

569

1137

Storage Usage
Compress
HD .MKV
ed .MP4
Movies
Movies
4
49

142

284

568

9

19

99

198

Compatibility Table

Operating System
Windows 7
Windows Vista (SP1, SP2)
Windows XP (SP3)

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

*Some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. For more
information, please consult Kingston’s Flash Memory Guide at kingston.com/Flash_Memory_Guide.
**Speed may vary due to host hardware, software and usage.
† Actual recording time will vary based upon camera model, selected resolution, compression settings and the content being
recorded. Some host devices may not support all of the Flash storage capacities listed. Consult your device’s owner’s manual
for supported capacities.

Kingston can be found on:

Blog: http://www.kingston-blog.com/en

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/KingstonBlogFansClub.en

Twitter: http://twitter.com/KingstonFEPR

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/KingstonAPAC

File Transfer
Yes
Yes
Yes

About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world’s largest independent manufacturer of
memory products. Kingston designs, manufactures and distributes memory products for
desktops, laptops, servers, printers, and Flash memory products for PDAs, mobile phones,
digital cameras, and MP3 players. Through its global network of subsidiaries and affiliates,
Kingston has manufacturing facilities in California, Taiwan, China, and sales representatives in
the United States, Taiwan, China, India, Australia, Vietnam, Europe, Russia, Ukraine, Turkey,
and Latin America. For more information, please visit http://www.kingston.com/asia.

# # #
Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other
marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.

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