Posts Tagged: Kingston

Kingston HyperX Predator M.2 PCIe G2 x4 480GB SSD Review

We’re finally beginning to see more manufacturers bring M.2 SSDs to market, and Kingston HyperX now has SATA and PCIe interface units available. The SATA interface M.2 SSDs offer similar performance to the standard 2.5″ design we’ve been using for some time now, but with the advantage of much smaller space requirements. Of course, the most intriguing M.2 interface is PCIe, which promises wicked speeds over and above 1000 MB/s. Kingston sent over one of their new HyperX Predator M.2 PCIe x4 SSDs so we can see for ourselves what these drives are capable of. Read More

Kingston Hyper X Predator DDR4 16GB 3000 MHz Memory Kit Review

Oh DDR3… it was real, it was fun, but is hasn’t been really fun. DDR3 has came, saw, kicked some rear, and is now starting to see its way out. While Intel’s mainstream platform and all of AMD still use it, the release of DDR4 spells the eventual end to our close friend. Its time to learn something new folks. DDR4 brings lower voltage requirements, higher densities, and higher speeds. Read More

Kingston HyperX Beast DDR3-2400 4X4GB Memory Kit Review

Kingston needs no introduction to most of you as they are well known among computer enthusiasts for providing high-performance memory and storage products. Kingston recently informed us that their HyperX family of performance memory stands ready for use in Z97 chipset based motherboards. They kindly offered up a 16 GB kit (4X4 GB) of their HyperX Beast DDR3-2400 MHz to try out on the new chipset, so that’s exactly what we’ll do. Specifically, the kit in hand is part# KHX24C11T3K4/16X and boasts redesigned heatspreaders and a rather impressive set of specifications. Let’s get started! Read More

Kingston HyperX Beast DDR3-2133 64GB RAM Kit Review

Kingston is coming at us with an entire lineup of RAM bearing the name HyperX Beast, complete with a heatspreader redesign and impressive specifications, with speeds up to DDR3-2400 and capacities up to 64 GB. The word “beast” implies big things, and big is what you’ll get today, in the form of their biggest kit at the fastest speed (at that capacity) – the DDR3-2133, 64 GB beast of a kit, model # KHX21C11T3K8/64X Read More

Kingston HyperX Predator DDR3-2666 8GB RAM Kit Review

Kingston has long been in the memory and flash storage business; and like most other organizations, has kept up with market demand and the wants/needs of enthusiasts. The release of Ivy Bridge CPUs brings an even more robust memory controller on the chips and subsequently, even faster potential memory speeds. To that end, Kingston has brought to market a set of 2666 MHz rated chips within their Predator series of memory. It’s time to test these speedsters and see how they do. Read More

Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD Review

Kingston has recently released their new HyperX 3K line of solid state drives, which aim to give users a high-performance storage solution while keeping the cost low. Kingston’s 240 GB HyperX 3K solid state drive has been put to the test over the past few weeks, so let’s see how it performed. Read More

Sandy Bridge-E Release Brings New Products

New platforms, like Sandy Bridge-E always bring a plethora of new product offerings from all of the component manufacturers. Whether a user plans to purchase SB-E or not, one’s decision cannot be made until all the parts are considered. Read More