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 89.95 2.85
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 99.99 2.56
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 99.99 2.40
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.76 2.19
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 109.99 2.18
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 111.00 2.16
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 119.99 2.13
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 112.77 2.13
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 129.99 1.85
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC240GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 135.30 1.77
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 139.14 1.72
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 149.99 1.71
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 3 168.01 1.43
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 170.00 1.41
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 170.99 1.40
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 174.99 1.37
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 182.99 1.31
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 198.39 1.21
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 208.95 1.15
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-240GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 229.19 1.05
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-240G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 232.89 1.03
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 5 275.00 0.87
OCZ Vertex 3 V3LT-25SAT3-240G.oem SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.85 0.80
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX2 SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 331.40 0.72
Corsair Neutron Series GTX CSSD-N240GBGTX-BK LAMD LM87800 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 392.00 0.61
Kingston HyperX SH100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 429.99 0.56
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 449.99 0.53
OCZ Onyx 2 OCZSSD2-2ONX240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 2 457.12 0.53
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 469.59 0.51
Patriot Pyro SE PPSE240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 506.59 0.47
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3A-NB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 561.59 0.43

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-12-16 $139.14 +1.44
2014-12-15 $137.70 -1.44
2014-12-08 $139.14 -0.85
2014-12-07 $139.99 +5.40
2014-12-04 $134.59 -5.40
2014-12-02 $139.99 +5.40
2014-12-01 $134.59 -5.40
2014-11-26 $139.99 +1.99
2014-11-26 $138.00 +0.11
2014-11-25 $137.89 -0.11

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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