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New HyperX USB Flash Drive Offers Ultra-Fast Read/Write Speeds

  • 24 June, 2008 12:34

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<strong>New HyperX USB Flash Drive Offers Ultra-Fast Read/Write Speeds</strong>
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<strong>Sydney Australia</strong> – (<strong>June 24 , 2008</strong>)
– Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory
products, today announced it is expanding its line of USB Flash drives with
the introduction of the DataTraveler HyperX (DT HyperX) model. Designed for
ultra-fast read/write speeds and lower price points, the DT HyperX drive is
available in capacities up to 8GB.<br/>
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“Taking its cue from our HyperX line of industry-setting high-speed memory
modules for gamers, enthusiasts and overclockers, the DataTraveler HyperX offers
exceptionally fast read and write speeds,” said Vaughan Nankivell Regional
Manager - Australia and New Zealand for Kingston Technology.<br/>
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The DT HyperX has data transfer rates of 30MB/sec. read and 20MB/sec. write,
offering consumers a powerful, portable Flash storage solution. Designed to
run on any Windows platform but specifically enhanced for Windows ReadyBoost
on Vista™ based systems, users can expect to quickly and easily transfer
photos, videos, music and data to their desktop, notebook or a fellow enthusiast’s
system. The new Data Traveler HyperX is backed by a five-year warranty and free
technical support.
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<td colspan="2"><div align="center">Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB
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<td width="45%"><div align="center">Part Number<br/>
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<td><div align="center">DTHX/2GBFE<br/>
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<td><div align="center">2GB HyperX USB Drive</div></td>
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<td><div align="center">DTHX/4GBFE<br/>
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<td><div align="center">4GB HyperX USB Drive</div></td>
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<td><div align="center">DTHX/8GBFE<br/>
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<td><div align="center">8GB HyperX USB Drive</div></td>
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<strong>Kingston DataTraveler HyperX USB Drive Features and Specifications</strong>:<br/>
•Capacities(1): 2GB, 4GB, 8GB<br/>
•Dimensions: 2.76" x 0.88" x 0.44" (70.0mm x 22.4mm x
11.3mm)<br/>
•Speed Rating(2): data transfer rates of 30MB/sec. read and 20MB/sec.
write<br/>
•Enhanced(3): for Windows ReadyBoost on Vista-based systems<br/>
•Compatible Operating Systems: Windows Vista, Windows 2000 (SP4), Windows
XP (SP1 and SP2), Mac OS (10.2x and higher), Linux (2.6 and higher)<br/>
•Operating Temperature: 32º F to 140 º F (0 º C to 60
º C)<br/>
•Storage Temperature: -4º F to 185º F (-20º C –
85º C)<br/>
•Easy: plug and play<br/>
•Guaranteed: five-year warranty <br/>
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<strong>Product Summary</strong><br/>
Manufacturer: Kingston Technology<br/>
Product Name: DataTraveler HyperX USB Drive<br/>
RRP for 2GB: AU$86, NZ$108<br/>
RRP for 4GB: AU$156, NZ$195<br/>
RRP for 8GB: AU$309, NZ$386<br/>
Warranty: 5 Yrs<br/>
Website: www.kingston.com/anz<br/>
Product link and Photos: http://www.kingston.com/flash/dt_HyperX.asp<br/>
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<strong>About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.</strong><br/>
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world’s largest independent
manufacturer of memory products. Kingston designs, manufactures and distributes
memory products for desktops, laptops, servers, printers, and Flash memory
products for PDAs, mobile phones, digital cameras, and MP3 players. Through
its global network of subsidiaries and affiliates, Kingston has manufacturing
facilities in California, Taiwan, China, Malaysia and sales representatives
in the United States, Taiwan, China, India, Australia, New Zealand, Europe,
Russia, Turkey, and Latin America. For more information, please visit www.kingston.com/anz
Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology
Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their
respective titleholders.<br/>
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(1) Some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions
and thus is not available for data storage. For more information please consult
the Kingston Flash memory guide at: www.kingston.com/flash_memory_guide<br/>
(2) Speed may vary due to host hardware, software and usage.<br/>
(3) USB 2.0 required for ReadyBoost.<br/>
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<strong>PR CONTACT</strong><br/>
Renato Catalan<br/>
Gap Marketing and Management Pty Ltd<br/>
Website: www.gapmarketing.com.au
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