DataTraveler HyperX (DT HyperX) mode USB Flash drive – in 2GB, 4GB AND 8GB

Kingston Technology Company, Inc.,this week 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.

“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.

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 Vistaâ„¢ 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.

Features and specifications

  • Capacities: 2GB, 4GB, 8GB
  • Dimensions: 70.0mm x 22.4mm x 11.3 mm
  • Speed Rating: data transfer rates of 30MB/sec. read and 20MB/sec. write
  • Enhanced: for Windows ReadyBoost on Vista-based systems
  • Compatible operating systems: Windows Vista, Windows 2000 (SP4), Windows XP (SP1 and SP2), Mac OS (10.2x and higher), Linux (2.6 and higher)
  • Operating temperature: 32º F to 140 º F (0 º C to 60 º C)
  • Storage temperature: -4º F to 185º F (-20º C – 85º C)
  • Easy: plug and play
  • Guaranteed: five-year warranty


The 2GB model has an RRP of $86, the 4GB is $156, and the 8GB is $309.

Source: Kingston Technology