The Hunt Is On - HyperX Announce Availability Of The Predator PCIe SSD

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅24.03.2015 15:21:03
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Sunbury-on-Thames – March 23rd, 2015 – HyperXฎ, a division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the HyperX Predator PCIe SSD. Shipping immediately, HyperX Predator PCIe SSD is the highest-end SSD with the fastest speeds in the HyperX line-up.

HyperX Predator PCIe SSD offers large capacities (240GB, 480GB) and incredible speeds to take systems to the edge. Faster than SATA-based SSDs, the PCIe generation 2.0 x4 interface delivers speeds up to 1400MB/s read and 1000MB/s write for ultra-responsive multitasking and an overall faster system. It is powered by the Marvell 88SS9293 controller.
The M.2 form factor ensures next-generation platform support with an M.2 PCIe slot. An optional half-height, half-length (HHHL) adapter is also available for many existing motherboards without an M.2 socket. The HHHL adapter comes with both standard and low-profile brackets to fit in slim profile desktop builds.

Specifications

Form factor: M.2 2280

Interface: PCIe Gen 2.0 x 4

Capacities1: 240GB, 480GB

Controller: Marvell 88SS9293

Baseline Performance2:

Compressible Data Transfer (ATTO)
240GB — 1400MB/s Read and 600MB/s Write
480GB — 1400MB/s Read and 1000MB/s Write

Incompressible Data Transfer (AS-SSD and CrystalDiskMark)
240GB — 1290MB/s Read and 600MB/s Write
480GB — 1100MB/s Read and 910MB/s Write

IOMETER Maximum Random 4k Read/Write
240GB — up to 160,000/ up to 119,000 IOPS
480GB — up to 130,000/ up to 118,000 IOPS

Random 4k Read/Write
240GB — up to 120,000/ up to 78,000 IOPS
480GB — up to 117,000/ up to 70,000 IOPS


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 Brasil Game Show, China Joy, DreamHack, gamescom and PAX.

For more information visit the HyperX home page.

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