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Kingston’s competitively priced, industry standard memory delivers award-winning performance and legendary Kingston® reliability. When you know what you want, you want ValueRAM.
Engineered and tested to deliver extreme performance, HyperX easily endures the most rigorous demands of any creative professional, gamer or PC enthusiast.
Revive your computer with improved speed, performance and reliability over traditional hard drives.
Extend the lifecycle and dramatically improve the performance of PCs for a lower TCO with SSDNow drives designed for business.
These enterprise SSDs offer increased endurance and power-failure features to keep mission-critical environments up and running 24/7.
Hard drive replacements ideal for non-PC applications
Personal DataTraveler Flash drives offer capacities up to 1TB and a wide variety of features. Store and transfer photos, music, videos and files with legendary Kingston reliability.
Designed to protect data that requires airtight security, these drives help you meet specific agency directives like TAA and FIPS compliance and are ideal for Government or Corporate use.
Windows To Go Drives
Kingston offers Flash drives designed for and certified by Microsoft® for use with Windows® To Go.
A feature of Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows to Go lets IT administrators provide mobile and contingency workers with secure access to the corporate environment.
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From everyday use to professional photo or video, these cards deliver exceptional speeds, huge capacities and legendary Kingston reliability.
Mobile Devices (microSD)
Reliable photo and video storage for phones, tablets, PDAs and more. Available in a full range of sizes and speeds with accessories to suit your needs.
High-End Photo (CompactFlash)
Designed and custom-tailored for photo and video professionals with the highest demands for speed, capacity, performance and reliability.
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SSD – System Builder
Predator PCIe SSD
SSDNow mS200 Drive
Save space, time and money
Kingston’s SSDNow mS200 mSATA solid-state drive offers a cost-effective performance boost with a dual-drive option that allows room for adding high-capacity storage. Ideal for system builders, OEMs and enthusiasts, the mS200’s ruggedly-cool, miniscule form factor is eight times smaller than a traditional 2.5-inch hard drive, making it perfect for notebooks, tablets and Ultrabooks. Available in capacities of up to 480GB, ms200 has a caseless, PCB-only design with no moving parts and is backed by a three-year warranty (30GB model has a two-year warranty), free technical support and legendary Kingston® reliability.
Form factor: mSATA
SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s), SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s), SATA Rev. 1.0 (1.5Gb/s)
Capacities1: 30GB, 60GB, 120GB, 240GB, 480GB
Encryption: AES 128bit
30GB – 550 MB/s / 510MB/s
60GB, 120GB – 550 MB/s / 520MB/s
240GB – 540 MB/s / 530MB/s
480GB – 530 MB/s / 340MB/s
Maximum 4k Read/Write2:
30GB – up to 86,000 / up to 77,000 IOPS
60GB – up to 86,000 / up to 79,000 IOPS
120GB – up to 86,000 / up to 48,000 IOPS
240GB – up to 72,000 / up to 40,000 IOPS
480GB – up to 72,000 / up to 18,000 IOPS
Random 4k Read/Write2:
30GB – up to 7,500 / up to 71,000 IOPS
60GB – up to 14,000 / up to 77,000 IOPS
120GB – up to 17,000 / up to 45,000 IOPS
240GB – up to 21,000 / up to 41,000 IOPS
480GB – up to 21,000 / up to 13,000 IOPS
PCMARK® Vantage HDD Suite Score: 60,000
0.4W Idle / 1.2 (TYP) Read / 1.8 W (TYP) Write
Storage temperatures: -40°C ~ 85°C
Operating temperatures: 0°C ~ 70°C
Dimensions: 50.88mm x 30mm
Vibration operating: 2.17G Peak
Vibration non-operating: 20G Peak
MTTF: 1,000,000 Hrs
30GB: two-year warranty with free technical support
60GB, 120GB, 240GB, 480GB: three-year warranty with free technical support
Total Bytes Written (TBW)3:
30GB: 121TB, 3 DWPD4
60GB: 218TB, 3 DWPD4
120GB: 337TB, 2 DWPD4
240GB: 585TB, 2 DWPD4
480GB: 1562TB, 3 DWPD4
Solid-state drive FAQs
"Performance centric and can easily be used to upgrade a ultra-thin laptop or tablet of desktop board with mSATA support."
"Introduced ms200 mSATA and demonstrate how to install it step by step."
SSDNow S200 Drive
Kingston’s SSDNow S200 increases speeds and reliability in non-PC applications.
This commercial-grade, low-capacity solid-state drive is available in cased and caseless form factors. Bootable and silent with no moving parts, it runs cool. It’s perfect for design-in for non-traditional PC applications such as toll booths, digital kiosks and signage and ATMs, as an alternative to compact Flash or hard drive-based solutions. SSDNow S200 is cost-efficient and available globally. It’s backed by a two-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston® reliability.
Form factor: Half-Slim (MO-297) and 2.5”
SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) – with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0
SATA Rev. 3.0 up to: 500MB/s
SATA Rev. 3.0 up to: 100MB/s
Maximum Random 4k Read/Write2:
up to 60,000/24,000 IOPS
PCMARK® Vantage HDD Suite Score: 56,000
0.176 W (MAX) Idle / 1.03 W (MAX) Read / 1.59 W (MAX) Write
Storage Temperatures: -40°C to 85°C
Operating Temperatures: 0°C to 70°C
2.5” case: 69.8mm x 100.1mm x 9.5mm
Half-slim caseless: 54mm x 39mm
2.5" Case: 86.5g; Half-slim caseless: 8.4g
Vibration Operating: 2.17G Peak (7–800Hz)
Vibration Non-Operating: 20G Peak (10–2000Hz)
Life expectancy: 1 million hours MTBF
Warranty/support : two-year warranty with free technical support
Total Bytes Written (TBW): 22TB
KG-S3330-1A (half-slim caseless) available as special order only.
M.2 SATA SSD
Kingston’s M.2 SATA solid-state drive features a thin, compact form factor that saves space in small-design embedded systems, appliances and ultra-thin computing devices.
It meets the M.2 industry standard and integrates into designs with next-generation connectors. It’s caseless to allow for easier design-in and lighter weight than a cased SSD and to match today’s thin-and-light systems. Its 2280 module optimises performance with advanced garbage collection, wear-levelling and TRIM support to keep performance consistent over the life of the drive.
DevSleep, a new addition to the SATA specification, is an efficient power-management option that minimises power consumption and extends battery life.
It also features firmware-based power loss protection to maintain data integrity. This enables the drive to recover if there’s ever an unsafe shutdown. For added peace of mind, the M.2 SATA SSD is backed by a three-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston® reliability.
Form factor: M.2 2280
Capacities1: 120GB, 240GB
Compressible Data Transfer (ATTO): 550MB/s Read and 520MB/s Write
Incompressible Data Transfer (AS-SSD and CrystalDiskMark): 500MB/s Read and 330MB/s Write
IOMETER Maximum Random 4k Read/Write: 120GB — up to 66,000/ up to 65,000 IOPS
240GB — up to 65,000/ up to 65,000 IOPS
Random 4k Read/Write: 120GB — up to 46,000/ up to 13,500 IOPS
240GB — up to 46,000/ up to 26,000 IOPS
PCMARK® Vantage HDD Suite Score:56,000
PCMARK® 8 Storage Score:
120GB – 4,900
240GB – 4,800
0.06 W Idle / 0.1 W Avg / 1.01W (MAX) Read / 3.08 W (MAX) Write
Dimensions:80mm x 22mm x 3.5mm
Vibration operating:2.17G Peak (7–800Hz)
Vibration non-operating:20G Peak (10–2000Hz)
Life expectancy:1 million hours MTBF
3-year warranty with free technical support
Total Bytes Written (TBW)3:
120GB: 230TB 1.8 DWPD4
240GB: 420TB 1.75 DWPD4
HyperX® Predator SSD offers large capacities and incredible speeds with both compressible and incompressible data to take your system to the edge. Faster than SATA-based SSDs, it delivers speeds of up to 1400MB/s read and 1000MB/s write for ultra-responsive multitasking and an overall faster system. It features a PCIe Gen 2.0 x4 interface for high performance and an M.2 form factor to fit the next generation of desktops with an M.2 PCIe slot. HyperX Predator SSD comes with a three-year warranty and free technical support to keep you winning.
Interface: PCIe Gen 2.0 x 4
Capacities1: 240GB, 480GB
Controller: Marvell 88SS9293
Compressible Data Transfer (ATTO)
240GB — 1400MB/s Read and 600MB/s Write
480GB — 1400MB/s Read and 1000MB/s Write
Incompressible Data Transfer (AS-SSD and CrystalDiskMark)
240GB — 1290MB/s Read and 600MB/s Write
480GB — 1100MB/s Read and 910MB/s Write
IOMETER Maximum Random 4k Read/Write
240GB — up to 160,000/ up to 119,000 IOPS
480GB — up to 130,000/ up to 118,000 IOPS
Random 4k Read/Write
240GB — up to 120,000/ up to 78,000 IOPS
480GB — up to 117,000/ up to 70,000 IOPS
PCMARK® Vantage HDD Suite Score
240GB — 138,000
480GB — 139,000
PCMARK® 8 Storage Bandwidth
240GB — 331MB/s
480GB — 336MB/s
PCMARK® 8 Storage Score
240GB — 5,015
480GB — 5,017
Anvil Total Score (Incompressible Workload)
240GB — 6,500
480GB — 6,700
1.38W Idle / 1.4W Avg / 1.99W (MAX) Read / 8.25W (MAX) Write
Storage temperature: -40°C~85°C
Operating temperature: 0°C~70°C
Dimensions: 80mm x 22mm x 3.5mm (M.2)
180.98mm x 120.96mm x 21.59mm (with HHHL adapter – standard bracket)
181.29mm x 80.14mm x 23.40mm (with HHHL adapter – low-profile bracket)
73g (with HHHL adapter – standard bracket)
68g (with HHHL adapter – low-profile bracket)
Vibration non-operating:: 20G Peak (10–2000Hz)
Total Bytes Written (TBW)3:
240GB: 415TB 1.6 DWPD4
480GB: 882TB 1.7 DWPD4
SSDs for System Builders
Small Form Factor PCs and Appliances
Kingston offers a full line of SSDs in a variety of form factors and capacities to meet the small footprint needs of SFF PCs and computer appliances.
Small Form Factor PCs (SFF PCs) are becoming increasingly popular and finding their way into a variety of applications such as home theatre systems, digital signage, desktop computing — and anywhere space is limited. SFF PCs are designed to put as many I/O devices on the motherboard as possible in order to save space typically consumed by bulky peripheral bays. SSDs are used in SFF PCs and appliances to increase system performance and improve system reliability over traditional mechanical hard drives.
Embedded Systems (Purpose-Built)
Kingston offers SSDs for small form factor embedded devices in a variety of capacities and models, including caseless PCB form factors such as Slim SATA and mSATA.
Embedded System designs are more compact and more powerful than ever and are often located in remote, hard-to-service locations. Reliability and endurance are key design considerations. By using non-volatile Flash storage as an alternative to spinning magnetic storage, Kingston solid-state drives help ensure that system data is reliable and continuously available all the time.
Kingston offers a wide range of solid-state drives to meet the needs of data centres and other targeted industries. Included are SSDs with features and performance characteristics designed for high-end server applications, virtualisation, virtual desktop computing and for mobile platforms such as notebooks, Ultrabooks and Thin Clients.
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