Kingston SH103S3/480G 480GB SATA SSD


DiscTech Item #: KIN-SH103S3-480G-BN-3Y

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Capacity: 480GB

Speed: Solid State Memory

Interface Types: SATA

Form Factor: 2.5inx9mm Fits Most laptops

Sector Size: 512 / 512e

Sustained Throughput: 540

Electrical Interface: SATA 600 - 6.0Gbps


SSD Endurance DWPD: Enterprise Read Intensive

Kingston SH103S3/480G 480GB 2.5in 6Gbps HyperX 3K MLC SATA SSD - Brand New

Kingston SH103S3/480G 480GB 2.5" 6.0 Gbps HyperX 3000 Multi-Level Cell Serial Advanced Technology Attachment Solid Disk Drive - Brand New

HyperX performance at an exceptional price.

Budget-minded games and enthusiasts will benefit from the lower price of Kingston’s new HyperX® 3K SSD. This solid-state drive combine’s premium 3000 program-erase cycle synchronous NAND with the second –generation SandForce® controller. Its lower price means more users can experience ultra-responsive gaming, multitasking and multimedia computing power.

HyperX 3K loads games and applications faster, increases frames per second (FPS) for an improved gaming experience and allows for quick transfers and edits of large media files.

HyperX 3K provides high-speed SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) performance and blazing fast random and sequential read/write speeds. SandForce DuraClass™ technology provides the latest data integrity protection for ultimate endurance over the entire life of the drive. The new USB 3.0 external enclosure offers up to 10 times faster transfer speeds when upgrading to an SSD.

HyperX 3K SSD SSD comes in a sleek, black and aluminium case design, accentuating the look of any power user’s system. For added peace of mind, HyperX 3K SSD is backed by legendary Kingston® reliability.

  • SandForce controller technology
  • High-speed SATA 3.0 (6Gb/s) transfer speeds
  • Advanced Wear-Leaveling Technology
  • User-Configurable Over Provisioning
  • Performance – incredible speeds for enhanced productivity
  • Reliable – much less likely to fail than a standard hard drive
  • Shock-Proof – dropping your notebook no longer means losing your data
  • Cool and Quiet – runs silent and with no moving mechanical parts to generate heat
  • Innovative – uses NAND flash memory components
  • Supports TRIM – enhances device wear leveling by eliminating merging operation for all deleted data blocks
  • Supports S.M.A.R.T. (Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology)
  • Guaranteed – Legendary Kingston Reliability


This drive is compatible with any server that accepts 2.5" x 9mm (Fits ALL laptops) SATA drives

Drive ModelSH103S3/480G
InterfaceSATA Rev 3.0 (6Gb/s), SATA Rev 2.0 (3Gb/s)
Form Factor2.5"
Controller 2nd Generation SandForce® Controller SF-2281
ComponentsMLC NAND (3k P/E Cycles)
Max Random 4K R/W74,000/32,000 IOPS
Sustained Random 4k Read/Write50,000/22,000IOPS
Sequential readsSATA Rev. 3.0 540MB/s
Sequential writesSATA Rev. 3.0 450MB/s
PCMARK® Vantage HDD Suite Score66,000
SMART ToolsSelf Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology to ensure a healthy drive
Idle Power Consumption0.455 W
Average Power Consumption0.6 W
(MAX) Read Power Consumption1.58 W
(MAX Write Power Consumption2.11 W
Total Bytes Written (TBW)1785TB 3 DWPD
Operating Temperature 0°C ~ 70°C
Storage Temperature-40°C ~ 85°C
Vibration Operating2.17G
Vibration Non-Operating20G
MTBF1,000,000 Hrs
Dimensions (mm)69.85 x 100 x 9.5
Dimentions (in)2.75 x 3.937 x 0.374

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ROHS Compliant

Alternate MPNs: SH103S3/480G

Weight: 1.5 lb

Warranty: 3 Year Manufacturer

Brand New

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The product is brand new.

3 Year Manufacturer Warranty

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