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Maximise Gaming Speeds and Brighten PCs with New HyperX External and RGB SSDs

Sunbury on Thames, UK -  September 24th, 2018 – HyperX®, a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products,today announced the release of HyperX® FURY RGB SSD and HyperX® SAVAGE EXO SSD. The FURY RGB SSD is designed for gamers looking to load games faster and smoother while brightening and enhancing their rigs with more colour and LED lighting. Savage EXO SSD is a performance external SSD that can be used to store and run applications quickly and directly from the device. Both SSDs utilise 3D NAND technology for better power efficiency and durability, delivering high read and write speeds, 10 times faster than a 7200RPM hard drive.1

HyperX strives to create innovative high-quality storage solutions that suit the needs of a variety of users.” said Tony Hollingsbee, SSD Business Manager EMEA. “With the new HyperX FURY RGB SSD and SAVAGE EXO SSD featuring 3D NAND technology we continue to offer exceptional performance products in the HyperX SSD lineup.

The new HyperX FURY RGB SSD and HyperX SAVAGE EXO SSD offer PC gamers, overclockers and system builders performance storage solutions designed to meet the needs of a range of gaming applications, including:

Enhanced Visual Experience: The FURY RGB SSD offers an enhanced visual experience for gaming, overclocking PCs, and DIY system builds with up to 550MB/s read and 480MB/s write speeds1 and a visually stunning light bar that offers dynamic, customisable RGB lighting effects.2 Compatible with RGB motherboards that support RGB lighting and multiple RGB devices3, FURY RGB SSD can also be daisy chained to sync RGB effects across system internals. FURY RGB SSD is available in 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities.4 It is sold as a standalone RGB SSD or with an upgrade bundle kit that includes a USB 3.0 enclosure, 3.5” bracket and mounting screws, RGB cable, SATA data cable, USB 3.1 Type A to mini-USB Cable and Hard Drive Cloning Software.

Fast External Storage: The SAVAGE EXO SSD is the ideal storage for users looking for fast, external storage for game backups, video editing and other speed sensitive storage requirements. The SAVAGE EXO SSD features read speeds of 500MB/s and write speeds of 400MB/s,1 and offers simple connectivity for Windows and Mac, as well as compatibility with XBOX One and PS4 via USB 3.1 Gen 2.5 SAVAGE EXO SSD weighs 56 grams offering a slim and compact design for maximum portability, making it the perfect solution for quick storage and data transfer on the go. It offers a load time increase of up to 20 percent on today’s consoles.6 It is available in 480GB and 960GB capacities4.

HyperX takes the tagline We’re All Gamers to heart. Whether you are an amateur or professional player, our goal is to meet or exceed customer expectations with every gaming memory product, headset, keyboard, mouse or mouse pad we design.

Availability

The FURY RGB SSD and SAVAGE EXO SSD are available through the HyperX network of retail and e-tail outlets. They are backed by a limited 3-year warranty7with free technical support. Both products are now available in EMEA. Pricing and additional country or region shipping information is available online.

HyperX FURY RGB SSD Specifications:

Interface: 2.5”

Interface: SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) – with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s)

Capacities: 240GB, 480GB, 960GB

Controller: Marvell 88SS1074

NAND: 3D TLC

Sequential Read/Write: 240GB-960GB — up to 550/480MB/s

Power Consumption: 0.2W Idle / 0.6W Avg. / 1.2W (MAX) Read / 2.5 W (MAX) Write

Dimensions: 100.14mm x 69.85mm x 9.5mm

Operating temperature: 0°C~70°C

Storage temperature: -40°C~85°C

Weight: 165g

Vibration operating: 2.17G Peak (7–800Hz)

Vibration non-operating: 20G Peak (10–2000Hz)

Life expectancy: 1 million hours MTBF

Warranty/support: Limited 3-year warranty with free technical support

Total Bytes Written (TBW)8:

240GB — 120TB

480GB — 240TB

960GB — 480TB

 

Part Number

Capacity

Stand-Alone

Upgrade Bundle Kit

SHFR200/240G

240GB

 

SHFR200/480G

480GB

 

SHFR200/960G

960GB

 

SHFR200B/240G

240GB

 

SHFR200B/480G

480GB

 

SHFR200B/960G

960GB

 

 

HyperX SAVAGE EXO Specifications:

Interface:  USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type C

Capacities: 480GB, 960GB

NAND: 3D TLC

Sequential Read/Write: 480GB-960GB — up to 500/480MB/s

Power Consumption: 5v 900mA

Dimensions: 123.82mm x 48.61mm x 10.24mm

Operating temperature: 0°C~70°C

Storage temperature: -40°C~85°C

Weight: 56g

Vibration operating: 2.17G Peak (7–800Hz)

Vibration non-operating: 20G Peak (10–2000Hz)

Life expectancy: 1 million hours MTBF

Warranty/support: Limited 3-year warranty with free technical support

 

Part Number

Capacity

SHSX100/480G

480GB

SHSX100/960G

960GB

 

1  Based on “out-of-box performance” using a SATA Rev 3.0 / PCIe 3.0 motherboard. Speed may vary due to host hardware, software, and usage. IOMETER Random 4K Read/Write is based on 8GB partition.

2  Lighting customizable with motherboard RGB control software.

3 FURY RGB does not support “dynamic RGB lighting” or header.

4 Some of the listed capacity on a Flash storage device is used for formatting and other functions and thus is not available for data storage. As such, the actual available capacity for data storage is less than what is listed on the products. For more information, go to Kingston’s Flash Memory Guide at Kingston. com/flashguide.

5 When used with a gaming console, formatting may be required.

6 Based on internal testing data, loading times may vary for each individual game.

7 Limited warranty based on 3 years or “SSD Life Remaining” which can be found using the Kingston SSD Manager (Kingston.com/SSDManager). A new, unused product will show a wear indicator value of one hundred (100), whereas a product that has reached its endurance limit of program erase cycles will show a wear indicator value of one (1). See Kingston.com/wa for details.

8 Total Bytes Written (TBW) is derived from the JEDEC Client Workload (JESD219A).

About HyperX

HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, and power users with high-performance components. For 16 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, USB flash drives, and mouse pads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand has carved its name atop the leader board by consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components.

Join the global #HyperXFamily at facebook.com/hyperxcommunity, and learn how HyperX products can enhance your console experience and boost performance for both you and your PC at hyperxgaming.com. Whatever your skill level, whatever genres you play, we embrace all gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief — We’re All Gamers.

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