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Kingston HyperX 3K Series (SH103S3)
8.5 out of 10

Kingston HyperX 3K Series (SH103S3)

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Reviews and Problems with Kingston HyperX 3K Series (SH103S3)

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Overall 2
2.0

Kingston doesn't make a 1200 Gb Hyperx drive

Aarne Elias, Amazon
2 April 2015
  • Summary: Kingston doesn't make a 1200 Gb SSD drive in Hyperx. The largest is 480 Gb. Clearly a typo. You can get the 120 Gb on New Egg for $77!
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Overall 2
2.0

Good, but cr*ppy quality

Etienne G., Newegg
15 February 2015
  • Summary: I've been using this drive for 2 years (only for the OS), and it's dead now. It froze out of nowhere, then I managed to format it and reinstall Windows on it (it wasn't even there in the drive list). 1 month later, it did it again.
  • Pros: - Speed
  • Cons: - Build quality - Durability
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Overall 2
2.0

One Star

Dan L., Amazon
3 November 2014
  • Summary: Whoever I bought this from listed as new and came with a broken L connection for the SATA.
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Overall 2
2.0

Incorrect Title/Correct Description

Daniel Wetherbee Jr, Amazon
13 October 2014
  • Summary: I havn't paid for this, but this is suppose to be 120GB, not 1200GB. Otherwise the price would be amazing. Amazon, please fix. Thank you.
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Overall 2
2.0

Really Disappointed. I thought that Kingston will work better than ...

Muhammad Sohail Mansoor, Amazon
30 September 2014
  • Summary: Really Disappointed. I thought that Kingston will work better than other SSDs. I dont know what happened but the comp suddenly restarted and said no bootable hard drive found. I went to boot sector and the SSD was not even there.
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Overall 2
2.0

UP IN SMOKE......

M Dickerson, Amazon
24 September 2014
  • Summary: WARNING THIS PRODUCT CAUGHT FIRE AND ALMOST TOOK MY COMPUTER WITH IT WORTHLESS TRASH. I CALLED AMAZON AND THEY TOLD ME TO CONTACT THE MAUFACTURE HAVING SAID THAT I HAVE CONTACTED KINGSTON AND THEY SEEM TO BE GIVING ME THE RUN AROUND WITH THE RMA PROCESS.
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Overall 2
2.0

I thought Kingston brand meant Reliable products??

John C., Newegg
8 September 2014
  • Summary: Not sure if design has changed on SSD but most have a set number of hours they will last. Maybe that's what killed my SSD. Even though it was used very little. Win 7 was running Hibernation/sleep putting pc in a stand by state. Leaving HD's to not power down 24/7.
  • Pros: Dead After less than a year limited use. This was part of a dual boot PC I built for my sister. Running win8 on this SSD Win7 on other HD. They preferred win 7 so only used the win 8 every so often. I told her SSD would be much faster and more reliable than a reg HD to do her Nursing classes. Tha...
  • Cons: Dead!!
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Overall 2
2.0

Dead.

Victor M., Newegg
2 September 2014
  • Summary: $%&*...why. oh why did i pick this one?
  • Pros: Died after 2 months. The performance degradation was apparent after the first week. \ Still waiting on responses from Kingston. Slow write speed even with one large file.
  • Cons: Boots faster than a HDD and my Intel X-25V 40GB After installing Windows on the Kingston Hyper X3k 120Gb I had a terrible experience with my PC.
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Overall 2
2.0

Died after a few months of light use. No longer recognized.

Matthew P. Boardman, Amazon
25 August 2014
  • Summary: I used this drive for storing documents, photos, ebooks, etc. In that respect it was write-one, read-many device, no heavy usage writing. Worked great for a few months, then died catastrophically, taking all my data with it.
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Overall 2
2.0

Yada Yada

Matthew P., Newegg
14 August 2014
  • Summary: I cannot recommend buying the HyperX 120, they have some flaw in them that makes the write speeds horrifically slow for an SSD. One, I could chalk up to a one-off. Two, a bad batch out of the factory. THREE?? And one being a replacement almost a year later? Nope, they are junk. Do not buy.
  • Pros: It is small.
  • Cons: I sent one back within less than a year. I should note I bought two around the same time, as well as the same exact model but a 240GB. Neither of the 120's was ever any good on speeds. They never went above 170 write speeds. A good 7200RPM spinning drive can hit 130. These speeds are completely u...
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