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2012 Memory Press Release

Kingston Technology Releases HyperX Beast

  • New, Viciously Aggressive Heatspreader Design
  • High-performance Memory, Largest Capacities in HyperX Family
  • Intel XMP Ready

Kingston Technology Releases HyperX BeastFountain Valley, CA -- November 12, 2012 -- Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced HyperX® Beast, the latest addition to the HyperX product line. It matches high performance with the largest available capacities and is XMP ready. With its eye-catching aggressive heatspreader design, HyperX Beast is aimed at hardcore gamers, PC modders, content creators and overclockers who want high-performing hardware in an innovative design.

HyperX Beast is part of the Predator family, the premiere memory line offered by Kingston for power users. HyperX Beast features kits up to 2400MHz for faster processing times in applications requiring maximum performance, and in capacities from 8GB-64GB. The new heatspreader color and design adds diversity and character to the current HyperX memory offerings. It is designed to work with third- generation Intel® Core™ i5 and i7 processors as well as the latest AMD A-Series processors. For added benefit, HyperX Beast is Intel XMP ready so users can easily achieve the best performance optimization by simply selecting a speed profile, hand-tuned by Kingston engineers.

"We use the best performance-yielding components to build memory that is capable of achieving high speeds" said Mark Tekunoff, senior technology manager, Kingston. "The name Beast speaks for itself. The modules exemplify high-performance memory with the highest capacities available on the market today and an awesome design that will look great in your system."

HyperX Beast memory is backed by a lifetime warranty and free live technical support. For more information visit

Kingston is celebrating 25 years in the memory industry. The company was founded on October 17, 1987, and has grown to become the largest third-party memory manufacturer in the world. The 25th anniversary video can be found here as well as more information including a timeline of Kingston's history.

Kingston HyperX Beast Specifications:

  • Capacity: 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB in kits of two, four and eight
  • Frequency (speed):1600MHZ-2400MHz
  • CAS Latency: CL9, CL10, CL11
  • Voltage: 1.5v -1.65v operating voltage enables stable overclocking
  • XMP Ready: Higher-performing frequencies, timings and voltage are attainable by simply enabling Intel's Extreme Memory Profile.
  • Compatible: Designed to work in P55, H67, P67, Z68, H61 (AG), X79 and Z77 Intel chipsets; as well as A75, A87, A88, A89, A78, and E35 (Fusion) AMD chipsets
  • Reliable: 100-percent tested
  • Guaranteed: Lifetime warranty, free technical support
Kingston HyperX Beast1
Part Number Capacity and Features
KHX16C9T3K2/8X 8GB 1600MHz DDR3 CL9 DIMM (kit of 2) Beast series XMP
KHX16C9T3K2/16X 16GB 1600MHz DDR3 CL10 DIMM (kit of 2) Beast series XMP
KHX16C9T3K4/16X 16GB 1600MHz DDR3 CL9 DIMM (kit of 4) Beast series XMP
KHX16C9T3K4/32X 32GB 1600MHz DDR3 CL9 DIMM (kit of 4) Beast series XMP
KHX18C9T3K2/8X 8GB 1866MHz DDR3 CL9 DIMM (kit of 2) Beast series XMP
KHX18C10T3K2/16X 16GB 1866MHz DDR3 CL10 DIMM (kit of 2) Beast series XMP
KHX18C9T3K4/16X 16GB 1866MHz DDR3 CL9 DIMM (kit of 4) Beast series XMP
KHX18C10T3K4/32X 32GB 1866MHz DDR3 CL10 DIMM (kit of 4) Beast series XMP
KHX18C10T3K8/64X 64GB 1866MHz DDR3 CL10 DIMM (kit of 8) Beast series XMP
KHX21C11T3K2/8X 8GB 2133MHz DDR3 CL11 DIMM (kit of 2) Beast series XMP
KHX21C11T3K2/16X 16GB 2133MHz DDR3 CL11 DIMM (kit of 2) Beast series XMP
KHX21C11T3K4/32X 32GB 2133MHz DDR3 CL11 DIMM (kit of 4) Beast series XMP
KHX21C11T3FK8/64X 64GB 2133MHz DDR3 CL11 DIMM (kit of 8) Beast series XMP
KHX24C11T3K2/8X 8GB 2400MHz DDR3 CL11 DIMM (kit of 2) Beast series XMP
KHX24C11T3K2/16X 16GB 2400MHz DDR3 CL11 DIMM (kit of 2) Beast series XMP
KHX24C11T3K4/16X 16GB 2400MHz DDR3 CL11 DIMM (kit of 4) Beast series XMP
KHX24C11T3K4/32X 32GB 2400MHz DDR3 CL11 DIMM (kit of 4) Beast series XMP

1 Please check your favorite Kingston e-tailer or reseller for pricing.

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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, Canada, Europe, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Australia, New Zealand, India, Taiwan, China, and Latin America. For more information, please call 800-337-8410 or visit

Editor's Note:

For additional information, evaluation units or executive interviews, please contact David Leong, Kingston Technology Company, Inc., 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708, 714-438-1817 (Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room at

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