Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G (240 GB)

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Item 8324: Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SH103S3B/240G
BrandKingston
FamilyHyperX 3K
PartSH103S3B/240G
Size240 GB
Form Factor2.5"
InterfaceSATA
Speed6 Gb/s
ControllerSandForce SF-2281
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Warranty3 year
SH103S3B/240G Reviews11 (avg: 4.6/5)
Disk Controller Interface Cache (MB) Size (GB) Warranty Years Best Price Vendor Value (GB/$)
PNY XLR8 SSD9SC240GMDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 109.99 2.18
A-DATA Premier Pro SP900 ASP900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 124.29 2.06
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 119.99 2.00
PNY XLR8 PRO SSD9SC240GCDA-RB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 124.99 1.92
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos MKNSSDCR240GB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 125.99 1.90
A-DATA XPG SX900 ASX900S3-256GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 139.99 1.83
Crucial v4 CT256V4SSD2 PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 256 3 142.95 1.79
Mushkin Enhanced Chronos deluxe MKNSSDCR240GB-DX SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 135.65 1.77
Patriot Torqx 2 PT2256GS25SSDR PHISON PS3105-S5 SATA 3 Gb/s 128 256 2 150.00 1.71
Transcend SSD320 TS256GSSD320 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 150.84 1.70
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 143.99 1.67
Corsair Force Series GS CSSD-F240GBGS-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 144.99 1.66
Plextor PX-M5S Series PX-256M5S Marvell 88SS9174 SATA 6 Gb/s 512 256 3 159.95 1.60
Kingston HyperX 3K SH103S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 165.88 1.45
PNY Prevail SSD9SC240GCDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 167.98 1.43
OCZ Agility 4 AGT4-25SAT3-256G Indilinx Everest 2 SATA 6 Gb/s 256 3 183.15 1.40
OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD2-2VTXE240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 183.97 1.30
Corsair Force Series GT CSSD-F240GBGT-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 209.99 1.14
A-DATA S511 AS511S3-240GM-C SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 216.07 1.11
Super Talent TeraNova FTM24N325H SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 2 220.00 1.09
OCZ Agility 3 AGT3-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 250.03 0.96
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDA-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 251.04 0.96
Kingston SSDNow KC100 Series SKC100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 252.98 0.95
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A310 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 252.99 0.95
Intel 520 Series SSDSC2CW240A3K5 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 279.99 0.86
OCZ Vertex 3 - MAX IOPS Edition VTX3MI-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 291.00 0.82
OCZ Vertex 3 V3LT-25SAT3-240G.oem SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 299.90 0.80
Corsair Force Series 3 CSSD-F240GB3-BK SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 300.00 0.80
Kingston HyperX SH100S3/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 300.00 0.80
PNY Prevail Elite SSD9SC240GEDE-PB SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 5 309.99 0.77
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe MKNSSDCL240GB-DX2 SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 318.14 0.75
Kingston HyperX SH100S3B/240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 324.99 0.74
OCZ Vertex 3 VTX3-25SAT3-240G SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 382.35 0.63
OCZ Onyx 2 OCZSSD2-2ONX240G SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 2 390.32 0.61
Patriot Pyro SE PPSE240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 398.69 0.60
Patriot Mac Series XT PAXT240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 455.19 0.53
SanDisk Extreme SDSSDX-240G-G25 SandForce SF-2281 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 492.59 0.49
Patriot Pyro PP240GS25SSDR SandForce SF-1200 SATA 6 Gb/s 240 3 525.69 0.46
Mushkin Enhanced Callisto MKNSSDCL240GB SandForce SF-1200 SATA 3 Gb/s 240 3 679.49 0.35

Price History

Recent Price Changes

2014-04-16 $165.88 +15.89
2014-04-15 $169.99 +20.00
2014-04-14 $149.99 +95.99
2014-04-14 $54.00 -95.99
2014-04-09 $149.99 -20.00
2014-04-09 $149.99 -15.89
2014-03-29 $169.99 -10.00
2014-03-27 $165.88 -3.75
2014-03-25 $169.63 -10.36
2014-03-18 $179.99 -0.99

Manufacturer's Specs

General
FlashMLC NAND (3K P/E Cycles)
Package Contents3.5" bracket and mounting screws, 2.5" USB Enclosure, Hard drive cloning software, multi-bit screwdriver, SATA data cable
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 SH103S3B/240G Reviews & Benchmarks

Register Hardware - Review: Kingston Hyper-X 3K 240GB SSD (85/100) - Dec. 24, 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 Editor's Choice - Aug. 2, 2012
HardwareLOOK - Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB Review Gold Award - July 17, 2012
Legit Reviews - Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD Review Recommended Award - June 25, 2012
PureOverclock - Kingston HyperX 3K RAID 0 Editors Choice - June 18, 2012
PureOverclock - Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB Editors Choice - June 17, 2012
t-break - Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SSD Review (5/5) - May 22, 2012
Futurelooks - Kingston HyperX 3K 240GB SATA3 SSD Review (9/10) Editors' Choice - May 2, 2012
Bjorn3D - 2x Kingston HyperX 240GB 3K SSDs in RAID 0 Configuration (9/10) Golden Bear Award - April 18, 2012
AnandTech - Kingston HyperX 3K (240GB) SSD Review - April 10, 2012

Other Kingston HyperX 3K Reviews & Benchmarks

Silent PC Review - Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB SSD Review - Oct. 21, 2012
TweakTown - Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB Solid State Drive Review - Aug. 28, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: June 2012 - June 28, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: May 2012 - May 29, 2012
Tom's Hardware - Best SSDs For The Money: April 2012 - April 26, 2012
Vortez - Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB SSD Review - April 18, 2012
KitGuru - Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB SSD Review - April 11, 2012

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