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Kingston releases its HyperX Predator PCIe SSD, with 1.4GB/sec reads

Kingston releases its incredibly fast HyperX Predator PCIe SSD, capable of a huge 1.4GB/sec read and 1GB/sec write

By Anthony Garreffa from Mar 25, 2015 @ 23:32 CDT

Kingston has just recently teased its new HyperX Predator PCIe SSD, a new super-fast SSD that is capable of a huge 1.4GB/sec read and 1GB/sec write. Beating out the now very limited 600MB/sec available through SATA 6Gbps.


The company will be making its new HyperX Predator available in 240GB and 480GB sizes, and can be connected to your motherboard and its M.2 connector, or through its PCIe adapter. As you can see in the image above, the PCIe card is 4x the size of the actual stick of flash itself, which is mighty impressive.

The Kingston HyperX Predator PCIe SSD is capable of 130,000 random read IOPS, while pushing 118,000 random write IOPS. The company says that the super-fast SSD is capable of 805GB of writes per day, over its three-year warranty period. As for pricing, we are looking at around $230 for the 240GB version, while the 480GB version will set you back around $480.


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