HyperX, the official gaming division of Kingston Technology has announced their latest line of microSD cards that are specifically designed for gaming and will be released in North America.
More specifically, Hyper X is branding these microSD cards to be optimized for the Nintendo Switch and mobile devices, which will feature read speeds of 100MB/s and write speeds of 80MB/s, which are the standard requirements of the Switch. The HyperX Gaming microSD cards will release a selection of 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB capacity, which is perfect for gamers who prefer to buy their games digitally.
“We are proud to expand our line of HyperX accessories with the new Gaming microSD Cards,” said Andrew Ewing of HyperX (via Nintendo Life). “Our goal was to bring reliable, high capacity and plug-and-play storage to mobile gamers and HyperX is excited to make that happen.”
Check out the specs of the microSD cards below:
- Capacity: 64GB, 128GB, 256GB
- Performance: 100MB/s Read and 80MB/s Write, UHS-I, CL10, Speed Class (U3), A1 App
- Dimensions: 11mmx15mmx1mm
- Format: exFat (SDXC 64GB-256GB)
- Operating Temperatures: -25°C to 85°C
- Storage Temperatures: -40°C to 85°C
- Voltage: 3.3V
What do you think of the HyperX Gaming microSD cards? Do we really need a microSD that is specifically branded for gaming? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
Source: Nintendo Life