Kingston SSDNOW V+200 Series SATA300

  • Kingston SSDNOW V+200 Series SATA300
80
Based on 25 scores, 52 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    10
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    5
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Value of money.
  • Impressive performance.
  • Equipped with SandForce SF2281.

Cons:

  • Incompressible data performance could be further improved.
  • Considerably slower with incompressible data.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on -

Budget SSD Roundup: The Best SSD for Less Than $100: The Kingston SSDNow V+200 120GB performance trade off doesn’t justify the slight and we do stress ‘slight’ reduction in price. Despite having the lowest price per gigabyte at just 75c.

By uk.hardware.info on -

In June, 2012 we published a large group test of SSDs with capacities of 120/128 GB and 240/256 GB . Those are still the most popular sizes, judging from what people search for on Hardware.Info. The world of SSDs didn't stand still, and since then a...

By Kitguru.net on 75

A good option but would make much more sense if it dropped in price by around...

By Craving Tech on -

SSD (Solid State Drive) has become popular nowadays and most computer enthusiasts would want an SSD on their laptops, Ultrabooks, MacBooks, and even on their Desktop machines. The price has also gone more and more affordable these days. An SSD has a...

By uk.hardware.info on -

You buy a 64 GB SSD because you'd like to add an SSD to your computer for as little money as possible. Now that 128 GB models are becoming affordable, the choice seems obvious. But if you want to assemble a cheap (office) PC or have another scenario...

By APC Magazine on 90

This is Kingstons second date with the brilliant SandForce SF-2281 controller, which can also be found in the companys high-end HyperX drives. This is the controller of choice at the moment and can be found in most of the SATA 6Gbps drives on...

By hardwarebbq.com on -

Kingston India sent V+ 200 series for reviewingKingston and Corsair have been releasing series of SSD Drives in different capacities and giving a lot of reason for people to shift to SSD, considering the speed and load times you get from them.Back when...

By uk.hardware.info on -

SSD prices are dropping so quickly that it makes more and more sense to have one in your PC. 120 or 128 GB versions you can find already for £90, and for less than twice that you can buy an SSD with double the capacity. It will still take a long time...

By TechRadar on 80

While the HyperX drives fly the flag for Kingston in the performance/enthusiasts arena, the SSDNow V+200 480GB range is aimed at the business segment or "everyday business" as it proudly boasts on the box. That's not to say that it isn't allowed...

By MyCE on 80

Let us summarise the most important positive and negative points below:Positive:Excellent operation as a system drive. Excellent sequential read/write speeds on sequential data Very good access times. SATA 6Gbps support. External case and cloning...

By X-bit Labs on -

When we received our sample of Kingston SSDNow V+200 120GB, we prepared ourselves to obtaining another set of not-very-high performance numbers typical of SandForce-based SSDs with asynchronous NAND flash, but our expectations never came true. The...

By Hardware Bistro on 90

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. is the world's independent memory leader. Founded in 1987 with a single product offering, Kingston® now offers more than 2,000 memory products that support nearly every device that uses memory, from computers,...

By PCWorld New Zealand on 70

The SSDNow V+200 series is designed for business users after a performance boost without massive cash outlay, and by and large, the drive delivers on this promise.You get a fair bit for the money. The 120GB drive comes with a Sandforce SF-2200...

By CDRLabs on -

The SSDNow V+200 is an excellent choice for the cost-conscious business or home user looking to improve the performance of their existing desktop or notebook PC. Based on the same SandForce SF-2281 controller as Kingston's HyperX and KC100 SSDs, the...

By Pro-Clockers on -

The Kingston V+ 200 shows the performance numbers of what is typical of a SandForce powered solid state drive. Much of the time we saw the V+ 200 number were pretty constant across the board. Some times we are so focused on the peak and valleys of...

By Hi Tech Legion on -

Upgrades to SSD are becoming more and more common with prices dropping and speeds increasing on the drives. Kingston has accumulated a nice all in one package with the V+200 90GB to simplify the upgrade process and add some functionality with the...

By Testfreaks on 100

The Kingston SSDNow V+200 Drive is a worthy performer as it is close in performance to the enthusiast branded Kingston HyperX SSD. While there are some performance tradeoffs you may notice them unless running side by side with an enthusiast...

By Kitguru.net on 85

The Solid State market has been thriving in the last six months. Part of this growth has been caused by the Thailand floods which raised the prices of mechanical drives. If you are in the market for a new Solid State drive, but only have £100 to...

By FutureLooks on 95

Kingston designed this as a professional series asynchronous SSD for users who want a little more performance without paying the full price that accompanies asynchronous SSD. This saves users anywhere from $75 to $100 depending on the commodity price...

By tbreak.ae on 80

The Kingston V+ 200 Series SSD won’t be winning any speed awards, as is clear from the benchmarks above, which is mainly due to the 256-bit hardware level encryption going on inside. You get a small performance hit on the speeds, but the CPU is...