Brace yourselves speed freaks — Kingston Digital is now shipping its latest 2.5-inch HyperX SSD drives, equipped with 6Gb/sec SATA Rev 3.0 and everyone’s favorite SandForce SF-2281 controller. You want fast? You’ll get fast, alright. This SSD’s read / write speeds top out at 555MB/sec and 510MB/sec, which is surely enough to keep your rig zipping through those intense
gaming marathons office workloads. You’ll be able to pick up the drive itself with 120GB of storage for $270 or 240GB for $520, while the install kit — which includes such goodies as a SATA cable, desktop mount, torque screws and more — tacks on an extra $15 and $20, respectively. That pricing is only for a limited time though, so be sure to check the PR and hyper-edited video past the break for all the details.
Kingston HyperX SSDs now shipping, SandForce-equipped for Hyperspeed originally appeared on Engadget on Tue, 02 Aug 2011 08:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.