Kingston HyperX Predator 480GB Review & Specs

Kingston HyperX Predator 480GB PCIe Gen2 x4 M.2 (SHPM2280P2/480G)

Kingston HyperX Predator 480GB PCIe Gen2 x4 M.2 (SHPM2280P2/480G)

- HyperX

PCIe connection provides higher speeds than SATA-based solid-state drives for the ultimate computing experience
M.2 form factor to fit in newer motherboards
Powered by Marvell controller
Speeds up to 1400MB/s read and 1000MB/s write
Three-year warranty and free technical support

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Specs Overview

Model SHPM2280P2/480G
Release Date March 2015
Series Predator
Capacity 480GB
Interface M.2 (M)
Form Factor M.2-2280
SSD Controller Marvell 88SS9293
NAND Flash Type MLC
Max Sequential Read 1400MB/s (ATTO)
1100MB/s (AS-SSD and CrystalDiskMark)
Max Sequential Write 1000MB/s (ATTO)
910MB/s (AS-SSD and CrystalDiskMark)
MTBF 1,000,000 hours

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