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HyperX 3K 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (Stand-Alone Drive) SH103S3/120G

  • 2.5"
  • 120GB
  • SATA III

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Matthew G.
  • 5/22/2016 7:22:56 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDied after 3.5 years. Stay Away.

This review is from: HyperX 3K 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (Stand-Alone Drive) SH103S3/120G

Pros: Fast and reliable until it died.

Cons: Died after 3.5 years.

Manufacturer Response:

Hey Matthew!
Glad to hear the drive worked great for you, however we're afraid the drive has a three year warranty from the original purchase date. Feel free to contact us for any feed back and concerns.
Regards,
Felinni M. @HyperX

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  • Jonathan B.
  • 5/8/2016 8:44:33 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsdied in less than a year

This review is from: HyperX 3K 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (Stand-Alone Drive) SH103S3/120G

Pros: none

Cons: died in less than a year

Other Thoughts: would never buy again. spend more on a samsung. it has lasted for years

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/4/2016 1:59:04 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsStill running!

This review is from: HyperX 3K 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (Stand-Alone Drive) SH103S3/120G

Pros: I have 2 of these in separate computers, running as boot drives since 1-18-13

Cons: not a single problem

Other Thoughts: This was the first SSD I used, haven't built a computer without one since

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  • Blair W.
  • 4/9/2016 5:01:48 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGreat as long as it lasted

This review is from: HyperX 3K 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (Stand-Alone Drive) SH103S3/120G

Pros: Great as long as it lasted. Great price at the time I bought it.

Cons: Only lasted a little over 3 years of VERY light use. This drive was installed in a PC at my home that is used only rarely because I use Apple products most of the time. I guess I'll stick to Samsung after this. I have installed multiple Samsung SSD's at the small city hall where I live, and not had a one of them fail, even though they're used every day, and left on 24/7.

Other Thoughts: Wouldn't recommend, and will replace with a Samsung

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  • Matthew W.
  • 2/14/2016 9:52:03 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBought this drive to speed up my rig (Disappointed)

This review is from: HyperX 3K 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (Stand-Alone Drive) SH103S3/120G

Pros: It hasn't died yet

Cons: This drive is way over rated. Average read/write is about 120MB/s using Hd Tach and HD Tune. This drive was cheap when other SSD's were not (about 2 or 3 years ago), and now I see why, it's about half the speed of the Samsung Hard drive I replaced with it.

Other Thoughts: I would never recommend a product that is blatantly over rated

Manufacturer Response:

Mattew W,

We apologize for the experience you had with this ssd, we very much would like to assist, so we have created a case, SR327830, please contact us at, Kingston Technical Support line: (800) 435-0640 (714) 435-2639 Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. PST, and we can further assist.

Thank you for using Kingston Technology as your upgrade partner.
~Darren/Kingston Technical Support

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  • Scott S.
  • 1/19/2016 9:55:36 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsRIP Kingston HyperX 120GB - A sudden and shocking loss.

This review is from: HyperX 3K 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (Stand-Alone Drive) SH103S3/120G

Pros: Worked fine since I received it in 09/12. Had 100% Health 3 days ago.

Cons: Out of nowhere computer crashed. Reboot wouldnt get past SMART check. Connected to USB and passed WD Lifeguard but shows a capacity of 0Gb (zero). Cannot access and cannot recover.

Other Thoughts: No warning with a CDI showing 100% Health. So sad, so frustrating.

Manufacturer Response:

Scott S,

We apologize for the inconvenience you experienced with our memory. We have created a case, SR317403, please contact us at, Kingston Technical Support line: (800) 435-0640 (714) 435-2639 Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. PST, and we can further assist you.

Thank you for using Kingston Technology as your upgrade partner.
~Darren/Kingston Technical Support

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  • Trevor B.
  • 1/18/2016 11:15:51 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWhat an SSD Should Be

This review is from: HyperX 3K 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (Stand-Alone Drive) SH103S3/120G

Pros: - Good $/GB
- Proper read/write specs for an SSD
- Lasts forever! I'm going on almost 4 years and loving it!

Cons: - Not a well known brand? I don't care, quality product is quality.

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/17/2016 10:07:52 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsRunning strong since 2012

This review is from: HyperX 3K 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (Stand-Alone Drive) SH103S3/120G

Pros: -Very Reliable

Cons: -None

Other Thoughts: I even put these in RAID-0 and just kept Steam games and temp downloads on the array. Never once had a failure or issue with them. They're still going actually, just not in the array anymore due to a computer switch.

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  • Baljeet K.
  • 11/18/2015 3:24:55 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat Customer Service, Great SSD

This review is from: HyperX 3K 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (Stand-Alone Drive) SH103S3/120G

Pros: Amazing SSD, been using it for more than a year know and have loved it. I've had a few errors with the first one I had, culminating in a complete loss of function, but I was able to recover all data and was sent a replacement. Kingston is an amazing company and highly recommend this.

Cons: -Sometimes will be inaccessible, requiring PC restart

Other Thoughts: Highly recommend

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  • Michael D.
  • 11/4/2015 7:09:13 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsSATA connector broken

This review is from: HyperX 3K 2.5" 120GB SATA III MLC Internal Solid State Drive (SSD) (Stand-Alone Drive) SH103S3/120G

Pros: Was good while it lasted, was fast

Cons: The SATA connector is too fragile, moderate force broke the SATA connector and now the drive is useless because the SATA connector will not stay connected.

Manufacturer Response:

Michael D,

We apologize for the experience you had with our SSD. We have created a case, SR293284, please contact us at, Kingston Techincal Support line: (800) 435-0640 (714) 435-2639 Monday - Friday 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. PST, and we can further assist in getting this drive replaced for you.

Thank you for using Kingston Technology as your upgrade partner.
~Darren/Kingston Technical Support

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