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Respectable read speeds, Overall performance is just fine for most uses, Competitively priced, Bundle of accessories makes installation easy
Great price for people to get their hands on a SSD, Performs as advertised, The desktop bundle has everything you need to install the drive, Supports Windows 7 TRIM.
Faster than Kingston specs, TRIM Support, Inexpensive
Complete Kit, Low Power
Good value, Solid application open times, Comes with upgrade kit, Attractive casing
Slow write speeds
Rather slow write speeds
Higher Per Gigabyte Cost Than Platter Drives
Weak write performance, Poor performance under stress
By Motherboards.org on December 08, 2010
The SSD drive has become popular as drives have faster random access times, faster start-up times, consistent read performance and little performance degradation from file fragmentation as a HDD would. SSD drives have no platters, no spindle and...
By Tom's Hardware UK on December 03, 2010
You're on a budget. You want to know if it'd be better to stripe a couple of smaller SSDs or simply buy one larger performance-oriented drive. Today we're comparing one, two, and four 30 GB Kingston SSDNow V drives to Zalman’s new 128...
By Kitguru.net on November 18, 2010
High levels of performance, combined with a very tempting price point make this drive a...
By Bit-tech.net on August 26, 2010
It usually turns out that you get what you pay for: if you can’t budget for more than the cheapest SSD and absolutely need the ruggedness and silence of such as device (rather than performance), then the Kingston drive wins by default as the...
By Tech ARP on August 20, 2010
As a second-generation model, the new Kingston SSDNow V 30 GB SSD is a pretty polished product and it shows. Kingston used a nice cast metal case with a rough finish, giving it a really solid feel. We have no complaints as far as build quality is...
By HardwareHeaven on June 20, 2010
It should be noted that the 30GB model is really aimed at being a boot/OS drive and those who want to install applications without a dedicated storage drive will want to purchase the higher capacity models in the series (64GB for £99) or combine two of...
By InsideHW on June 18, 2010
The trend of ever cheaper SSD devices appearing on the market is evident, but these savings are in general mostly reflected on lowered capacities of such devices and cheaper (slower) controllers. Kingston’s SSDs are positioned in a price range well...
By DigitalVersus on May 19, 2010
3 versions for 3 usages The Kingston SSDnow V series 64GB comes in 3 versions: either on its own, with a 3.5-inch bay to install it in a PC, or as an improvement kit for laptop (with cable and cloning software). You can easily use it as a system disk...
By TechRadar on May 08, 2010
Many things would make our computing lives simpler. A Euromillions lottery win, for instance, wouldn't exactly hurt. Even a little one that we had to share with a syndicate of bakers from Turin and a nice old lady from County Tipperary. At the very...
By ZDNet UK on May 06, 2010
High prices for solid-state disks (SSDs) have historically restricted the business market to enterprises requiring performance for large databases or financial services, where microseconds really...
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