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Kingston Releases Na'Vi Branded SSDs and Memory Kits

Postby Apoptosis » Wed Aug 07, 2013 9:39 am

Kingston Technology released Limited Editions of Na`Vi branded products, created especially for the true fans of Na`Vi and eSports

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Sunbury-on-Thames, United Kingdom – August 7th, 2013 -- Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP, an affiliate of Kingston Technology Company Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced a series of Na`Vi branded products , developed in collaboration with the world’s multiple champion eSports club Natus Vincere.

The long and productive partnership of Kingston and Na`Vi has helped to create a series of bright & stylish branded products. Having won seven world championships and more than 2.5 million dollars in prize money, unlike anyone else, the professional players of Natus Vincere team, know which technical resources are necessary in order to become a champion.

The Na`Vi branded limited edition products are primarily aimed at gamers and enthusiasts, who require high performance and reliability, as well as all fans of Na`Vi and eSports, who want to own this unique product to show their support. The Na`Vi Limited Edition collection includes the SSD drives based on the high performance, award winning HyperX 3K model, available with a capacity of 120 GB or 240 GB, as well as top quality HyperX Genesis memory module kits.

“Confidence in Kingston Company as a reliable partner and manufacturer of high quality products formed the basis of the branded products’ series Na`Vi Limited Edition. We are extremely pleased that we can jointly create products which we are proud of and can recommend to our fans all around the world,” said Alexander Kochanowski, CEO of eSports Club Natus Vincere.

“The success of Na`Vi on the eSports scene is undeniable, as well as their credibility in the gaming industry. They know what is necessary to become a champion, and we know how to create the high-performance memory,” said Ann Keefe, Regional Director UK and Ireland, Kingston. “The fruit of this cooperation is the limited editions of Na`Vi products, which have all the vital features for professional gamers."

Specifications of HyperX 3K SSD - Na`Vi Edition:

Form factor 2.5"
Controller SandForce ® SF-2281
Interface SATA 3.0 (6Gb/s), SATA 2.0 (3Gb/s)
Capacities4
120 GB, 240 GB
Sequential reads5
SATA 3.0
120 GB/240 GB, 555 MB/s
Sequential writes5
SATA 3.0
120 GB/240 GB - 510 MB/s
The average speed of random read/write data blocks to 4 KB6
120 GB-20000/60000 IOPS
240GB - 40000/57000 IOPS
Maximum speed of random read/write data blocks to 4 KB6
120GB - 85000/73000 IOPS
240GB - 86000/60000 IOPS
Rating PCMARK ® Vantage HDD Suite
120 GB / 240 GB: 60,000
Support for technologies SMART, TRIM and Garbage Collection (Garbage Collection)
Power Consumption 0,455 watts (typical) when idle / 1.58 W (typical) when reading / 2.11 W (typical) when recording
Dimensions 69.85 mm x 100 mm x 9,5 mm
Weight 97g
Operating temperature: 0 ° C to 70 ° C
Storage Temperature: -40 ° C to 85 ° C
Shock resistance: 1500G
Permissible vibration at work: 2.17 G
Operating vibration of non-operating: 20G
Mean time between failures (MTBF): 1 million hours
The total number of bytes written (TBW):
120 GB 96 TB
240 GB: 192 TB

Testing system: motherboard ASRock P67, processor Intel Core i7 2600k, 3.4 GHz, 8 GB of system memory, video card NVIDIA GTX 460. Solid State Drive is tested as an auxiliary storage device showing the results for the standard configuration.

This solid state drive is designed for use in desktop computers and laptops. It’s not intended for use in server environments.
4 - Note. A portion of this amount of flash memory is used for formatting and other functions and is not available for data storage. As a result, the actual available capacity for data storage is less than specified. For more information, go to Kingston's Flash Memory, located at kingston.com / flash_memory_guide.
5- Performance in the standard configuration, measured by software ATTODiskBenchmark 2.41. The speed may vary depending on hardware and software, as well as usage patterns.
6- Performance in the standard configuration, measured by software IOMeter08.
HyperX 3K SSD - Na'Vi Edition
Part Number Capacity and Features
SH103S3/120G-NV HyperX 3K 120GB- Na'Vi Edition
SH103S3/240G-NV HyperX 3K 240GB - Na'Vi Edition

Specifications of memory kits HyperX Genesis - Na'Vi Edition:

Kits: 8 GB (2*4GB), 16GB (2*8GB)
Memory Type: DDR3
Operating Frequency: 1600 MHz
Voltage: 1.5 V
Memory Timings: 9-9-9
Maximum input power (in normal mode)*: 2.4 W (for a kit of 8 GB), 2.46 watts (for a kit of 16 GB)

* Power will vary depending on the SDRAM used.
HyperX Genesis - Na'Vi Edition
Part Number Capacity and Features
KHX16C9C2K2/8 8 GB (2x4 GB), 1600 MHz , CL9DDR3 (2 modules kit), yellow
KHX16C9C2K2/16 16 GB (2x8 GB), 1600 MHz , CL9DDR3 (2 modules kit), yellow

About eSports Club Natus Vincere

Natus Vincere or Na `Vi (Latin: Born to Win) is a multi-gaming eSports Club. In 2010, the Counter-Strike 1.6 lineup of the team won three major tournaments in one year for the first time in the history - Intel Extreme Masters, Electronic Sports World Cup and the World Cyber Games. In the summer of 2011 DotA-lineup of the team was the best on DotA 2 tournament - The International, having won $ 1 million for the first place. Over the past 2 years Na `Vi have visited more than 52 tournaments in 25 countries on three continents. Official site - http://www.navi-gaming.com.

About Kingston Digital, Inc.

Kingston Digital, Inc. (“KDI”) is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please call +44 (0)1932 738888 or visit http://www.kingston.com
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