Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G (240 GB)

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Item 8322: Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SH103S3/240G
BrandKingston
FamilyHyperX 3K
PartSH103S3/240G
Size240 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerSandForce SF-2281
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Warranty3 year
SH103S3/240G Reviews3 (avg: 5.0/5)
Disk Controller Interface Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 92.95 2.75
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 96.49 2.49
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 104.99 2.44
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 106.00 2.26
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 114.99 2.23
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 119.88 2.14
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 114.39 2.10
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 115.00 2.09
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 116.62 2.06
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 125.80 1.91
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 129.00 1.86
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 129.99 1.85
Patriot Torqx 2 PT2256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 2 150.00 1.71
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 149.99 1.60
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 153.80 1.56
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 177.00 1.36
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 177.99 1.35
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 199.00 1.21
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-240GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 236.81 1.01
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 245.18 0.98
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 252.98 0.95
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 281.00 0.85
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.00 0.80
OCZ Vertex 3 V3LT-25SAT3-240G.oem SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.85 0.80
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 311.72 0.77
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX2 SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 317.71 0.76
Kingston HyperX SH100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 429.99 0.56
OCZ Onyx 2 OCZSSD2-2ONX240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 2 442.78 0.54
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-240G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 492.59 0.49
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N240GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 494.59 0.49
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 500.28 0.48
Patriot Pyro SE PPSE240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 506.59 0.47
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 507.37 0.47
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3A-NB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 561.59 0.43
Kingston HyperX SH100S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 588.61 0.41
Patriot Wildfire PW240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 819.58 0.29

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2015-03-02 $129.00 +9.71
2015-03-02 $119.29 +9.30
2015-02-26 $109.99 -19.01
2015-02-13 $129.00 +19.01
2015-02-11 $109.99 -8.00
2015-02-11 $117.99 -11.01
2015-02-11 $129.00 +14.71
2015-02-10 $114.29 -22.45
2015-02-10 $136.74 +22.45
2015-02-09 $114.29 -15.65

Manufacturer's Specs

General
FlashMLC NAND (3K P/E Cycles)
Package Contents3.5" bracket and mounting screws
Performance
Sequential Reads555 MB/s
Sequential Writes510 MB/s
Sustained Random 4K Read40,000 IOPS
Sustained Random 4K Write57,000 IOPS
Max Random 4K Read86,000 IOPS
Max Random 4K Write60,000 IOPS
Power
Idle0.455 W (Typ)
Read1.58 W (Typ)
Write2.11 W (Typ)
Reliability
Total Bytes Written153.6 TB

External links

Kingston SH103S3/240G Reviews & Benchmarks

TestFreaks - Review of Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD (10/10) - May 13, 2012

Other Kingston HyperX 3K Reviews & Benchmarks

Register Hardware - Review: Kingston Hyper-X 3K 240GB SSD - Dec. 24, 2012
Silent PC Review - Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB SSD Review - Oct. 21, 2012
TweakTown - Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB Solid State Drive Review - Aug. 28, 2012
Silent PC Review - Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB vs. Samsung 830 Series 128GB - Aug. 26, 2012
Real World Labs - Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD Review - Aug. 2, 2012
HardwareLOOK - Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB Review - July 17, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: June 2012 - June 28, 2012
Legit Reviews - Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD Review - June 25, 2012
PureOverclock - Kingston HyperX 3K RAID 0 - June 18, 2012
PureOverclock - Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB - June 17, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: May 2012 - May 29, 2012
Futurelooks - Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SATA3 SSD Review - May 2, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: April 2012 - April 26, 2012
Vortez - Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB SSD Review - April 18, 2012
Bjorn3D - 2x Kingston HyperX 240GB 3K SSDs in RAID 0 Configuration - April 18, 2012
KitGuru - Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB SSD Review - April 11, 2012

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