The Best of Kingston Products You Should Look For

The Best of Kingston Products You Should Look For

The Best of Kingston Products You Should Look ForKingston Technology has been among the leading manufacturers for several years especially when it comes to flash memory and other storage solutions. They are world’s second largest supplier in flash memory and ranks second in USB drives, fourth in flash cards and fifth in Solid State Drives in the world. Not many of you know the fact but Kingston Technology is also the largest producer of DRAM modules. Though they are the leaders in the storage solutions, they have expanded the products lineup with the addition of new HyperX products such as Wireless Readers, Headsets and many more. So, here we are with an updated list of best Kingston Technology products including its specs and features which makes them special.

1. Kingston HyperX RAMs


Well, it’s true that Kingston owns 53% of the third-party DRAM module market share all across the globe (as per stats by IHS). Kingston DRAM are specifically designed and tested to meet customer needs. Kingston offers a life time warranty and  unique features with their DRAM and ensures efficient support.

  • HyperX Predator DDR4 RAM

Kingston HyperX Predator DDR4 RAM
Photo: Kingston HyperX Predator DDR4 RAM

 

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Kingston introduced the HyperX Predator RAM in 2012 as their first DDR4 RAM with superior black heat spreader design and performance. The Kingston HyperX Predator DDR4 offer speeds from 2133 MHz upto 3000MHz and comes with capacity of 16GB (4x4GB kits). It is the fastest DDR4 memory kit that Kingston offers. HyperX Predator comes with Intel XMP-ready profiles which are optimized for X99 motherboards for compatibility and easy overclocking. Thanks to heat sink design, the HyperX Predator can achieve effective consistency of speed while prolonging the memory lifecycle. With low CAS latency and exceptional timing specification, the HyperX Predator enhances overall system performance. It is perfect for someone who looks forward for gaming, for a cooler and quieter PC. To know more, visit its website.

  • HyperX Fury DDR3 RAM

Kingston HyperX Fury DDR3 RAM
Photo: Kingston HyperX Fury DDR3 RAM

Designed for gamers and enthusiast, the Kingston HyperX Fury comes in the range of reliable and ultra fast RAM kits with auto overclocking feature. The HyperX Fury is a new, next-generation high-performance memory which offers automatic overclocking with an asymmetric, aggressive heatspreader design for the ultimate cost-efficient enthusiast computer experience.The auto overclocking feature automatically detects appropriate speeds and timing for your motherboard and thus making it “Plug and Play” ready. HyperX Fury comes in 4GB dual, 8GB single, 8GB dual or a 16GB single kit, offering a max RAM power of 1866MHz. HyperX Fury not only comes with an affordable price solution, but it also offers a new feel with smooth performance to gamers. It comes with lifetime warranty and free technical support. Check out the review here.

  • HyperX Impact SO-DIMM RAM

Kingston HyperX Savage DDR3 RAM
Photo: Kingston HyperX Impact SO-DIMM RAM

Kingston HyperX Impact is one of the latest addition to the HyperX memory series and it boasts the world’s fastest SO-DIMM frequency of 2666MHz featuring stylish and slim thermal label, allowing users to keep ahead in gaming. It is Kingston’s latest DDR3L and for those who are thinking what DDR3L exactly is? DDR3L is a DDR3 memory that has much lower voltages, which not only reduces heat, but also increases teh life of module. The HyperX Impact RAM comes in the capacities of 4GB, 8GB(single) and 8GB, 16GB (kits) and  supports auto-overclocking up to 2400MHz without making any changes in system BIOS settings. It has low voltage settings at 1.35V for less power consumption, reduced heat generation and quiet computing. The Kingston HyperX Impact delivers higher performance at low cast and comes with lifetime warranty, free technical support and legendary reliability of Kingston.

2. Kingston USB Drives


  • DataTraveler Locker+ G3

Kingston DataTraveler Locker+G3 64GB
Photo: Kingston DataTraveler Locker+G3 64GB

If you are looking for latest USB 3.0 flash drive with some new eye-catching features, then Kingston DataTraveler Locker+ G3 (DTLPG3) USB 3.0 flash drive is the one you should look for. The DataTraveler Locker+G3 (DTLPG3) comes with additional feature of cloud backup which enhances the personal security along with the USB 3.0 support. The DTLPG3 offers hardware encryption, password protection and fast USB 3.0 transfer speeds to keep one’s personal data safe. With DTLPG3, user can now automatically back up all their data in DataTraveler Locker+ G3 to any of their preferred cloud storage provider such as Google Drive, OneDrive, Amazon S3, Dropbox etc. The DataTraveler Locker+ G3 is available in 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB capacities and is backed by a five-year warranty, free live technical support and legendary Kingston reliability. With USB 3.0, the DTLPG3 offers speed of up to 80MB/s read and 10MB/s write for 8GB storage, 135MB/s read and 20MB/s write for 16GB storage and 135MB/s read and 40MB/s write for 32GB and 64GB storage. Since, it also backward compatible with USB 2.0, it offers 30MB/s read and 10MB/s write speed for 8GB storage and 30MB/s read and 20MB/s write speed for 16GB up to 64GB storage.  Isn’t it an amazing flash drive?

  • DataTraveler microDuo 3.0

Kingston DataTraveler microDuo 3
Photo: Kingston DataTraveler microDuo 3.o

The Kingston DataTraveler microDuo 3.0 is a perfect companion that comes with the USB 3.0 support and a microUSB support that allows users to expand the storage of their Android tablets and smartphones on-the-go. The DataTraveler microDuo 3.0 comes with storage options of 16GB/32GB/64GB and is convenient with ultra-small, pocket-sized design for easy transfer. This Kingston USB 3.0 flash drive offers speed up to 70MB/s read and 10MB/s write on 16GB storage and 70MB/s read and 15MB/s write on 32/64GB storage, and comes with 5 years warranty and free technical support. It is one of the most efficient USB 3.0 drive at less price. To know more, visit here.

  • HyperX Predator 1TB

Kingston DataTraveler Predator_1TB
Photo: Kingston DataTraveler Predator 1TB

Have you ever seen a 1TB Flash drive? If you haven’t then, here’s Kingston DataTraveler HyperX Predator 3.0, the world’s largest-capacity USB 3.0 flash drive. The DataTraveler HyperX Predator offers the fastest speeds from Kingston and the highest capacities available in the world. With the HyperX Predator 3.0 being the fastest USB 3.0 flash drive with large storage, it offers speeds of up to 240MB/s read and 160MB/s write and thereby, allowing users to quickly access, edit and transfer large files and applications directly from the drive with no performance lag. The DataTraveler HyperX Predator USB 3.0 is backward compatible with USB 2.0 system and comes with storage option of 512GB and 1TB. With USB 2.0, it offers speed of upto 30MB/s read and 30MB/s write. It also comes with exclusive metal casing with custom key ring and HyperX Valet Keychain. It comes with 5 years and warranty and free trusted Kingston technical support. So, if  you are eager to get hands-on on one of HyperX Predator 3, then make sure that you have enough money in your cards.

  • DataTraveler Workspace

Kingston DataTraveler Workspace
Photo: Kingston DataTraveler Workspace

If you are looking for a flash drive for office purpose and transferring large data , then the Kingston DataTraveler Workspace is the best option for you.  The Kingston DataTraveler Workspace comes certified by Microsoft for use with Windows To Go which is a key feature of Windows 8 and 8.1 OS. What is Windows To Go? Windows To Go is a fully manageable corporate Windows 8 workspace on a specially configured, bootable USB drive. It allows IT administrators to bring their own PC on office without any security compromise in just a portable flash drive. The DT Workspace USB 3.0 drive also incorporates the support of SSD controller technology to produce a high-performance, low-latency drive. Since, it is factory configured as a fixed drive, it allows the system to boot through USB 3.0 or USB 2.0 ports on any hardware that has been certified for use with either Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 OS. DataTraveler Workspace offers a maximum read and write speed of 250MB/s and 250MB/s respectively, and comes with the storage capacities of either 32GB, 64GB or 128GB (build to order). It comes with a two-year warranty, free technical support and the legendary reliability of Kingston Technology. To know more, visit official website.

  • DataTraveler HyperX 3.0

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Photo: Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 

The DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 is one of Kingston’s best flash drives featuring the fastest speeds and largest capacities with portable storage. The DT HyperX 3.0 comes with storage capacities of either 64GB, 128GB or 256GB. With the USB 3.0 data transfer speed, the DT HyperX 3.0 not only saves time by opening large files, but also makes transfer of large files easier and faster. With USB 3.0, the DataTraveler HyperX 3.0 offers 225MB/s read and 135MB/s write speed. The HyperX 3.0 also supports USB 2.0 compatibility with 30 MB/s and 30MB/s read and write respectively. It comes with 5 years warranty and free technical support. Best for office use.

3. Kingston microSDs/Cards


  • microSDHC/SDXC UHS-I U3

Kingston SDXC UHS-I U3 64GB
Photo: Kingston microSD SDXC UHS-I U3 64GB

Kingston microSD UHS-I Speed Class 3 (SDHC/SDXC UHS-I U3) is the latest microSD flash card which comes with impressive read and write speed of 90MB/s and 80MB/s respectively. This speeds allow users to capture Full HD (1080p), Ultra HD (2160p), 3D and 4K/2K videos on high performance small form factor devices such as smartphones and cameras without any shutter or interruption. The SDHC/SDXC UHS-I U3 is resistant to water, shock, X-ray and temperature to perform even in harsh environments. If SDHC/SDXC UHS-I U3 is combined with SD adapter, then it can also be used as a full-size SDHC/SDXC card to fit in DSL-R or DSL-M cameras, 4K camcorders and other devices. It is available in 16GB, 32GB, 64GB capacities and comes with lifetime warranty, free technical support, and Kingston reliability.

  • microSDHC/SDXC Class 10 UHS-I

Kingston Class 10 UHS-I Card
Photo: Kingston Class 10 UHS-I Card

If you are looking for microSD with large capacity storage for your phone coupled with high performance, then microSDHC/ SDXC Class 10 UHS-I is a perfect solution. It not only increases storage on smartphones, tablets, cameras and other portable devices, but also improves performance of the devices with high speeds to capture photos or record HD videos without interruption. It offers speed of 90MB/s read and 45MB/s write with storage capacities of 16GB, 32GB and 64GB. It comes with lifetime warranty and free technical support and Kingston reliability.

  • CompactFlash – Ultimate 600x

Kingston CompactFlash 32GB Ultimate 600x
Photo: Kingston CompactFlash–32GB Ultimate 600x

If you are having any interest in photography or want to enter in the field of professional photography, then you might also know its not just the best camera that makes your photography better, but also are best accessories such as lens, cards etc that brings the perfection. Kingston has something that wll not only introduce perfection to the photography, but it will also improve the performance of your camera, the Kingston CompactFlash Ultimate 600x. The CompactFlash Ultimate 600x offers speed of 90MB/s (both read and write) allowing more intense burst mode photography and HD video. It is available in 16GB and 32GB capacity and comes with MediaRecover software that lets you recover deleted files and restore corrupt files. There is also an autosleep mode that preserves the system battery life. It comes with lifetime warranty and free technical support.

 4. Kingston Wireless


Since, all the smartphones have limited storage capacities and even though that some smartphones come with high storage capacity, they are limited to certain extent. Users either use cloud service or use OTG devices to transfer the storage and make life simpler, but Kingston has something new that is not just efficient but also reliable and affordable.

  • MobileLite Wireless G2

Kingston MobileLite Wireless G2
Photo: Kingston MobileLite Wireless G2

Kingston MobileLite Wireless G2 (MLW G2) is not any built-in storage device like its predecessor and comes with a USB and SD card reader, allowing connectivity options for USB flash drives, Ethernet connectvity to use as a portable router and even 3G USB cellular cards. The biggest upgrade in the MobileLite Wireless G2 is that it now allow users to simultaneously connect eight users instead of three, which was present in its predecessor. Since, it can act as a router, it will be great idea to use it as a WiFi hotspot. technical specs includes inputs for storage such as USB and SD – reads SD, SDHC, SDXC and microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC (with included adapter) and a rechargeable battery of 4640 mAh, allowing 13 hours of continuous use. It comes with 2 years warranty and free technical support.

5. Kingston SSDs


SSD are  solid state disk with high-performance plug-and-play storage that contains no moving parts including . SSD components such as DRAM or EEPROM memory boards, a memory bus board, a CPU, and a battery card. They not  contain their own CPUs to manage data storage, but also are faster in performance.

  • HyperX Fury SSD

Kingston HyperX FURY SSD
Photo: Kingston HyperX FURY SSD

If you love gaming and in search of an SSD that can provide your a high performance at a very low price, then HyperX Fury SSD is one that you should look for. The HyperX Fury SSD comes in 120GB and 240GB capacities and features a slim 7mm form factor and SandForce SF-2281 controller with SATA Rev 3.0 (6GB/s) performance, which allows the system to faster boot up, application loading and file execution plus faster map and level load time. Its synchronous and allows for higher and consistent drive performance. It offers read and write speeds of 500/500 MB/s to boost overall system responsiveness and performance. It comes with three year warranty and free technical support.

  • HyperX Predator PCIe SSD

Kingston HyperX Predator PCIe SSD
Photo: Kingston HyperX Predator PCIe SSD

Kingston HyperX Predator PCIe SSD is the latest and the high-end SSD with the fastest speeds in the HyperX lineup. The HyperX Predator PCIe SSD offers large capacities of 240GB, 480GB and incredible speeds to enhance the system performance. Kingston is expected to introduce a 960GB PCIe SSD later this year in Q1 and Q2. Faster than SATA-based SSDs, the generation 2.0 x4 interface allows the HyperX Predator PCIe SSD to speed up to 1400MB/s read and 1000MB/s write for ultra-responsive multitasking and an overall faster system. It comes powered by the Marvell 88SS9293 controller and M.2 form factor that ensures next-generation platform support with an M.2 PCIe slot. There is also an optional half-height, half-length (HHHL) adapter 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. It comes with three year warranty and free technical support.

  • HyperX 3K SSD

Kingston HyperX 3K SSD
Photo: Kingston HyperX 3K SSD

The Kingston HyperX 3K SSD is one of the best SSD for all the budget-minded gamers. This SSD combines premium 3000 program-erase cycle NAND with the second-generation SandForce controller and loads games and applications faster, increases frames per second (FPS) for an improved gaming experience and allowing quick transfers and edits of large media files. The HyperX 3K provides high-speed SATA Rev. 3.0 (6GB/s) performance and blazing fast random and sequential read and write speed of 555MB/s and 510MB/s respectively. The HyperX 3K SSD comes in a sleek, black and aluminium case design and is backed by three years warranty and free technical support.  Since, the HyperX 3K SSD is priced low with excellent performance packed within,users can now have ultra-responsive gaming, multitasking and multimedia computing power experience.

 

6. Kingston Headsets


Though Kingston are independent leaders in memory and storage solutions, they also had stepped in the market of headsets. Kingston had aimed at gamers with their HyperX RAM modules and it seems that they have even introduced gaming headsets, the HyperX Cloud and HyperX Cloud II Headset.

  • HyperX Cloud Headset & Cloud II Gaming Headset

Kingston HyperX Cloud and Cloud IIHeadset
Photo: Kingston HyperX Cloud and Cloud II Headset

Kingston HyperX Cloud Headset is introduced to target gamers with notable luxury features. Optimized for pro-gamers, the HyperX Cloud is Hi-Fi capable and delivers intense audio with crystal-clear low, mid and high tones. The solid metal construction gives this headset both stability and durability. It comes with a detachable microphone which means user can unplug for music only purpose. It also comes with two super-soft padded leather headband with memory foam on cups to maximize the comfort level of user. It is effective for enhanced bass reproduction and passive noise cancellation. HyperX Cloud Headset is a perfect headset with impressive sound experience and comes at an effective cheap price which no other headsets offers at this grade. It is priced at $80.

Like its predecessor HyperX Cloud, the HyperX Cloud II impresses more with some new features. It features a newly designed USB sound card audio control box that amplifies audio and voice for an optimal Hi-Fi gaming experience. It comes along with an independent audio and microphone volume control that lets you adjust not only sound volume but also mic volume and easily toggle Surround Sound 7.1 or the mic sound on and off. With virtual 7.1 surround sound feature, the headset is able to enhance your gaming, movie or music experience. Like HyperX Cloud, the HyperX Cloud II is pro-gaming optimized with closed cup design for passive noise cancellation and comes with USB connectivity for PC and Mac, and stereo compatibility with PS4, Xbox One and mobile. It is priced at $99.

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