From the world’s independent memory leader. Each module is designed, manufactured, tested and tailored to maximize the performance of a specific brand name computer system.
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.
Photo/Video (SD Cards)
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.
Kingston Card Readers quickly transfer all your data – photos, videos, music etc.– so you can wait less and do more. They support a wide variety of formats, including microSD, microSDHC, SD, SDHC, SDXC and CompactFlash.
Access all your data, wherever you go with MobileLite Wireless. It’s a portable media reader for tablets and smartphones that lets you share data with multiple users simultaneously. Plus it’s an emergency battery charger for your smartphone.
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Frequently Asked Questions
No, the drive must be connected to a SATA port on your computer. The update can be performed with the SSD as primary or secondary drive.
AHCI is not enabled for the SATA ports. If you do not have an option to enable this in your BIOS, then you cannot update the drive on this computer.
If AHCI is enabled, plug the drive into a SATA II (3Gbit/s) port instead of a SATA III (6Gbit/s) port. Some SATA III controllers may not allow this update to be performed.
The firmware version is printed on the label just below where the country of origin is printed (see picture below).
The AMD AHCI driver may be blocking the firmware update. The Windows AHCI driver must be loaded. To to this, right click on Computer and choose manage. Go to IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers>AMD SATA Controller. Right click on this and choose Update Driver software. Select Browse>Let me pick. Choose "Standard AHCI" from the list. Then reboot the computer. Then you should be able to update the firmware. After the update is done, you can revert back to the AMD AHCI driver using device manager and restarted the system.
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