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Kingston Technology Offers SSDNow M Series Bundle

  • 03 June, 2009 11:40

<p><em>Kit Makes Hard-Disk Drive to Solid-State Drive Upgrade Seamless</em><br/>
<br/>
<strong>Sydney,Australia</strong> – <strong>(June 2, 2009)</strong> –
Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products,
announced today it is shipping a bundle kit with the popular SSDNow M Series
80GB and 160GB solid-state drives. The SSDNow M Series are the Intel X-25M SATA
SSDs. The bundle combines the solid-state drives (SSD) with the software tools
necessary to clone the contents of one’s hard-disk drive to the SSD, as
well as installation hardware.<br/>
<br/>
“This all-in-one kit is the perfect solution for enterprise companies,
corporate end users and consumers to incorporate SSD technology into existing
systems,” said Vaughan Nankivell, Regional Manager- Australia and New
Zealand for Kingston Technology. “The Kingston SSDNow M Series Bundle
makes moving the operating system, applications and all other data from a hard-disk
drive to a solid-state drive quick and easy whether for a notebook, desktop
or workstation.”<br/>
<br/>
<strong>The bundle kit includes</strong>:<br/>
•SSDNow M Series 80GB or 160GB (Intel X-25M SATA SSDs)<br/>
•Acronis True Image hard drive cloning software and CD installation guide<br/>
•USB 2.5" enclosure with accompanying USB cable (for notebook PCs)<br/>
•2.5" to 3.5" drive bay mounting brackets and screws (for desktop
PCs)<br/>
•SATA data and power cable extenders (for desktop PCs)<br/>
<br/>
The bundle is backed by a three-year warranty, free tech support and legendary
Kingston reliability. For more information, please visit <a href="#">www.kingston.com/anz</a>.<br/>
<br/>
<strong>Kingston SSDNow M Series Features and Specifications</strong>:<br/>
•Fast: 250MB/sec. read, 70MB/sec. write<br/>
•Durable: no moving mechanical parts, enabling the SSD to handle rougher
conditions<br/>
•Guaranteed: backed by a three-year Kingston warranty, free tech support<br/>
•Form factor: 2.5"<br/>
•Interface: SATA 1.5Gb/sec. and 3.0Gb/sec.<br/>
•Capacity*: 80GB, 160GB<br/>
•Storage temperatures: -55° C to 95° C<br/>
•Operating temperatures: 0° C to 70° C<br/>
•Dimensions: 69.85mm x 100mm x 9.5mm<br/>
•Weight: 86 grams (+/- 2 grams)<br/>
•Vibration operating: 2.17 G (7–800Hz)<br/>
•Vibration non-operating: 3.13 G (10–500Hz)<br/>
•Power specs**: active: 0.15 W TYP; sleep 0.06 W TYP<br/>
•Life expectancy: 1.2 million hours mean time before failure<br/>
•Operating shock: 1,000 G/0.5 msec operating and non-operating<br/>
<font size="1">* Some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other
functions and thus is not available for data storage. For more information,
please consult Kingston’s Flash Memory Guide at Kingston.com/Flash_Memory_Guide.<br/>
** Measurement based on IO meter </font></p>
<p></p><table border="1" bordercolor="#000000" cellpadding="1" cellspacing="0" width="350">
<tr bgcolor="#66FFFF">
<td colspan="2"><font size="1"><strong>KingstonSSDNow M Series Solid-State
Drives </strong> </font></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><strong><font size="1">Part Number</font></strong></td>
<td><strong><font size="1">Capacity and Features</font></strong></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><font size="1">SNM125-S2B/80GB</font></td>
<td><font size="1">80GB 2.5? SATA SSD w/Bundle</font></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><font size="1">SNM125-S2B/160GB</font></td>
<td><font size="1">160GB 2.5? SATA SSD w/Bundle</font></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><font size="1">SNM125-S2/80GB</font></td>
<td><font size="1">80GB 2.5? SATA SSD (stand-alone drive)</font></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td><font size="1">SNM125-S2/160GB</font></td>
<td><font size="1">160GB 2.5? SATA SSD (stand-alone drive)</font></td>
</tr>
</table>
<strong>Product Summary</strong><br/>
Manufacturer: Kingston Technology<br/>
Product name : SSDNow M Series<br/>
RRP for SNM125-S2B/80GB: A$699 and NZ$889<br/>
RRP for SNM125-S2B/160GB: A$1,419 and NZ$1,849 <br/>
RRP for SNM125-S2/80GB: A$679 and NZ$869 <br/>
RRP for SNM125-S2/160GB: A$1,399 and NZ$1,829<br/>
Website: <a href="#">www.kingston.com/anz </a><br/>
Australian Distributors: Avnet Australia Pty Ltd, Ingram Micro, Simms International
Pty Ltd., Synnex Australia PTY Ltd.<br/>
New Zealand Distributors: Ingram Micro NZ, Synnex NZ<br/>
Availability: Shipping Now<br/>
<br/>
<strong>About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.</strong><br/>
Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world’s largest independent manufacturer
of memory products. Kingston designs, manufactures and distributes memory products
for desktops, laptops, servers, printers, and Flash memory products for PDAs,
mobile phones, digital cameras, and MP3 players. Through its global network
of subsidiaries and affiliates, Kingston has manufacturing facilities in California,
Taiwan, China, Malaysia and sales representatives in the United States, Taiwan,
China, India, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, Europe, Russia, Turkey, and Latin
America. For more information, please visit <a href="#">www.kingston.com/anz</a><br/>
# # #<br/>
Kingston and the Kingston logo are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology
Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their
respective titleholders.<br/>
<br/>
<strong>PR CONTACT</strong><br/>
Renato Catalan<br/>
Gap Marketing and Management Pty Ltd<br/>
Website: <a href="#">www.gapmarketing.com.au</a>

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