Kingston Digital is using CES 2013 to announce the DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.0 USB Flash Drive. The DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.0 is the world’s largest-capacity USB 3.o flash drive in its 1TB capacity version. The 512GB version is available now; with the 1TB version expected to begin shipping later in the 1st quarter. The DT HyperX 3.0 is now the fastest USB 3.0 flash drive in Kingston’s arsenal, with speeds of up to 240 MB/s read and 160 MB/s write. It has also achieved SuperSpeed USB 3.0 certification.
|Operating System||USB 3.0||USB 2.0|
|Windows® 7 (SP1)||Yes||Yes|
|Windows Vista® (SP1, SP2)||Yes||Yes|
|Windows XP (SP3)||Yes||Yes|
|Mac OS X v.10.6.x +||Yes||Yes|
|Linux v. 2.6.x+||Yes||Yes|
The DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.0 is compliant with the next-generation USB 3.0 specifications; and is optimized for newer PCs featuring USB 3.0 ports. Computer users who work with large graphics or video files, and gamers who would like to be able to travel with their entire library of games with them will especially appreciate the drive’s speed and larger capacities. The drive features a superior quality zinc alloy metal casing for high-end design appearance and shock resistance. It also ships with acustom Kingston key ring and a HyperX valet key chain.
Kingston DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.0
|Part Number||Capacity and Features|
|DTHX30/512GB||DataTraveler HyperX Predator USB 512GB|
|DTHX30/1T||DataTraveler HyperX Predator USB 1TB|
According to Andrew Ewing, Flash memory business manager at Kingston, “Our new Data Traveler HyperX Predator 3.0 allows users to store their entire digital world on a portable USB 3.0 flash drive. The large capacity and fast USB 3.0 transfer speeds allow users to save time as they can access, edit, and transfer applications or files such as HD movies directly from the drive without any performance lag.”
The DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.o USB flash drive is part of the HypeX Predator product family, representing the highest-performing products offered in the Kingston HyperX line. The drive is also backwards compatible with USB 2.0 for efficient data transfer. The DT HyperX Predator 3.0 is backed by a 5-year warranty, free tech support, and Kingston’s renowned reliability reputation. Pricing should be announced shortly. Kingston’s press release can be viewed here.