Published on April 28th, 2015 | by admin

HyperX Launches New Savage SATA-based SSD

SYDNEY, Australia – April 28, 2015 – HyperX®, a division of Kingston Technology, the independent world leader in memory products, today announced HyperX Savage, its next-generation SATA Rev. 3 (6Gb/s) SSD. HyperX Savage is powered by the Phison S10 quad-core, eight-channel controller delivering incredible read/write speeds for both compressible and incompressible data, as well as high IOPS. It replaces the highly successful HyperX 3K SSD.

HyperX Savage is the fastest SATA-based SSD in the HyperX family. With sequential speeds of up to 560MB/s read and 530MB/s write, and IOPS of up to 100,000 read and 89,000 write, HyperX Savage offers higher performance, ultra-responsive multitasking and an overall faster system. It features an eye-catching red steel and aluminum case with a low profile to fit most notebooks, desktops and small-form factor PC builds. This new design continues the HyperX trend as a leader in stylish gaming products.

“We are proud to introduce the HyperX Savage as our latest and fastest SATA-based SSD,” said Nathan Su, Flash Memory Sales Director, APAC Region, Kingston. “The HyperX 3K drive has been a core part of our SSD offerings since 2012, and now with Savage, we are unleashing even higher performance and capacities to satisfy the most demanding consumers, enthusiasts and gamers.”

HyperX Savage is available in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB and 960GB capacities. It is sold as a stand-alone SSD or with an upgrade bundle kit that includes a 2.5” USB 3.0 enclosure, 3.5” bracket and mounting screws, SATA data cable, hard drive cloning software5, multi-bit screwdriver and a 7mm to 9.5mm adapter.

HyperX is the high-performance product division of Kingston Technology encompassing high-speed DDR4 and DDR3 memory, SSDs, USB Flash drives, and gaming accessories. Targeted at gamers, overclockers and enthusiasts, HyperX is known throughout the world for quality, performance and innovation. HyperX is committed to eSports as it sponsors over 20 teams globally and is the main sponsor of Intel Extreme Masters. HyperX can be found at many shows including China Joy, PAX, Davao Cyber Expo, and TGS & Big Fest.

For more information, please visit the HyperX home page.

HyperX Savage SSD Features and Benefits:
• Performance: incredible speeds for enhanced productivity
• Unique design: stunning red casing to give an edge to the latest PC hardware
• Slim: 7mm thickness to fit in most desktops and notebooks
• Fast and easy migration: all-in-one kit available with premium HyperX accessories, including a handy multi-kit screwdriver and USB 3.0 enclosure for easy installation
• Guaranteed: three-year warranty and free technical support
• Form factor: 2.5”
• Interface: SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) – with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s)
• Capacities1: 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, 960GB
• Controller: Phison PS3110-S10
• Baseline Performance2:
Compressible Data Transfer (ATTO):
120GB: 560MB/s Read and 360MB/s Write
240GB, 480GB, 960GB: 560MB/s Read and 530MB/s Write

Incompressible Data Transfer (AS-SSD and CrystalDiskMark):
120GB: 520MB/s Read and 350MB/s Write
240GB: 520MB/s Read and 510MB/s Write
480GB: 520MB/s Read and 500MB/s Write
960GB: 520MB/s Read and 490MB/s Write

IOMETER Maximum Random 4k Read/Write:
120GB: up to 100,000/ up to 84,000 IOPS
240GB: up to 100,000/ up to 89,000 IOPS
480GB: up to 100,000/ up to 88,000 IOPS
960GB: up to 99,000/ up to 89,000 IOPS

Random 4k Read/Write:
120GB: up to 93,000/ up to 83,000 IOPS
240GB: up to 93,000/ up to 89,000 IOPS
480GB: up to 92,000/ up to 89,000 IOPS
960GB: up to 97,000/ up to 89,000 IOPS

PCMARK® Vantage HDD Suite Score:
120GB, 240GB, 480GB, 960GB: 84,000

PCMARK® 8 Storage Bandwidth:
120GB, 240GB, 480GB: 223MB/s
960GB: 260MB/s

PCMARK® 8 Storage Score:
120GB, 240GB, 480GB: 4,940
960GB: 4,970

Anvil Total Score (Incompressible Workload):
120GB, 240GB, 480GB: 4,700
960GB: 5,000
• Power Consumption: 0.39W Idle / 0.5W Avg. / 1.4W (MAX) Read / 4.35W (MAX) Write
• Storage temperature: -40°C~85°C
• Operating temperature: 0°C~70°C
• Dimensions: 100.0mm x 69.9mm x 7.0mm
• Weight: 120GB, 240GB, 480GB: 96g
960GB: 92g
• Vibration operating: 2.17G Peak (7–800Hz)
• Vibration non-operating: 20G Peak (10–2000Hz)
• Life expectancy: 1 million hours MTBF
• Warranty/support: 3-year warranty with free technical support
• Total Bytes Written (TBW)3: 120GB: 113TB 0.89 DWPD4
240GB: 306TB 1.19 DWPD4
480GB: 416TB 0.81 DWPD4
960GB: 681TB 0.66 DWPD4

This SSD is designed for use in desktop and notebook computer workloads, and is not intended for Server environments.

1 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.
2 Based on “out-of-box performance” using a SATA Rev. 3.0 motherboard. Speed may vary due to host hardware, software, and usage. IOMETER Random 4k Random Read/Write is based on 8GB partition.
3 Total Bytes Written (TBW) is derived from the JEDEC Client Workload (JESD219A).
4 Drive Writes Per Day (DWPD)
5 Operating system software support: Windows® 8.1, 8, Windows® 7 (SP1), Windows Vista® (SP2), Windows XP (SP3)

Pricing and Availability
Manufacturer: Kingston
Product Name: HyperX Savage
Website: http://www.kingston.com/en/wheretobuy
Australian Distributors: Avnet Australia, Ingram Micro Australia, Synnex Australia
Availability: Now


Part Number   Capacity and Features RRP
SHSS37A/120G 120GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” (7mm height) AU $95
SHSS37A/240G 240GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” (7mm height) AU $155
SHSS37A/480G 480GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” (7mm height) AU $350
SHSS37A/960G 960GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” (7mm height) AU $650
SHSS3B7A/120G 120GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” Upgrade Bundle Kit TBC
SHSS3B7A/240G 240GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” Upgrade Bundle Kit TBC
SHSS3B7A/480G 480GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” Upgrade Bundle Kit TBC
SHSS3B7A/960G 960GB HyperX Savage SSD SATA 3 2.5” Upgrade Bundle Kit TBC

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