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Kingston Technology SSDNow V Series Drive Serial ATA

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SSDNow V Series Drive
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SNV125-S2/40GB
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Aso known as a solid state disk or electronic disk, this is a data storage device for a computer using integrated circuit assemblies as memory to store data persistently.
internal solid state drives
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Long product name Kingston Technology SSDNow V Series Drive Serial ATA :
The short editorial description of Kingston Technology SSDNow V Series Drive Serial ATA

SSD V Series
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Kingston Technology SSDNow V Series Drive Serial ATA:
The official marketing text of Kingston Technology SSDNow V Series Drive Serial ATA as supplied by the manufacturer
Dramatically increase the performance of existing systems. Kingston Technology's SSDNow V Series solid state drives (SSD) help consumers and organisations of all sizes to enhance the performance of their computers with a Serial ATA (SATA) interface. By improving a computer's performance and durability, SSDNow V Series drives help increase productivity, and extend the life of existing computers.
Short summary description Kingston Technology SSDNow V Series Drive Serial ATA:
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Kingston Technology SSDNow V Series Drive, 40 GB, Serial ATA, 170 MB/s, 40 MB/s, 1000000 h, 2.5"
Long summary description Kingston Technology SSDNow V Series Drive Serial ATA :

Kingston Technology SSDNow V Series Drive. Solid-state drive capacity: 40 GB, Solid-state drive interface: Serial ATA, Read speed: 170 MB/s. SSD form factor: 2.5". Power consumption (sleep): 0.06 W, Power consumption (read): 0.15 W, Power consumption (write): 0.15 W

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Performance
Solid-state drive capacity *
The Solid State Drive's data storage capacity.
40 GB
Solid-state drive interface *
The type of interface(s) with which the Solid State Drive is connected to other hardware.
Serial ATA
Read speed *
The speed at which a device can read data.
170 MB/s
Write speed *
The speed at which a device can write data.
40 MB/s
S.M.A.R.T. support
Yes
Mean time between failures (MTBF)
Statistical model used to indicate product/mechanism reliability; expressed in hours and percentage of duty cycle. This number (in hours) does not indicate the mean time before failure for a single unit/mechanism.
1000000 h
Design
SSD form factor *
2.5"
Power
Power consumption (sleep)
0.06 W
Power consumption (read)
0.15 W
Power consumption (write)
0.15 W
Technical details
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 70 °C
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-40 - 85 °C
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Reviews
Updated:
2011-10-26
Testseek has collected 125 expert reviews for Kingston Technology SSDNow V Series Drive and the average expert rating is 80 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
80%
Source Review comments Score
gadgetspeak.com
Updated:
2011-10-14
Earlier this year I saw a demonstration of Solid State Storage demonstrated at an event currently I understand it is available in 64 and 128GB. I was sent a 64GB unit to review by Kingston, their price seems quite reasonable...
92%
tweaktown.com
Updated:
2014-02-26
Kingston already has two of the very best solid state drive series on the market from their partnership with Intel. The E and M Series have proven themselves time and time again as the best all around solid state drives on the market. So far it does...
Bottom line We have taken a look at the V Series performance compared to many of today’s latest and greatest drives and found that it runs about half of the speed of the best on the market. There is one area that none of these over achievers can begin to compar...
91%
techradar.com
Updated:
2011-10-14
We've been having such problems with solid state drives, haven't we? First it was fresh, fast and exciting, then Intel's initially exciting drives started nose-diving in speed. Price was a problem, but the performance issues were more of a concern. Kin...
Good Less than £100, Speedy, No stutter...
Bad Low capacity...
90%
theregister.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-14
We are deeply impressed by solid-state drive technology and would love to recommend that you ditch your hard drive immediately. However, there are a few obstacles. You can buy a 2TB hard drive for £135 but have to fork out £195 for an 80GB Intel SSD, u...
Bottom line Kingston has delivered a disguised Intel X25-M that will transform your PC for a trivial amount of cash. ® More SSD Reviews... Intel X-25M Crucial CT256M225 Patriot Torqx OCZ Vertex...
90%
kitguru.net
Updated:
2011-10-14
Today’s market is saturated with SSD drives and it is difficult to know which drive to buy. No one wants to pay over the odds for something they don’t need, yet we all want to make sure the performance is up to stratch. This is how Kingston are mark...
Bottom line High levels of performance, combined with a very tempting price point make this drive a winner...
90%
techradar.com
Updated:
2011-10-14
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 lea...
Good Huge read performance in RAID, Very cheap for an SSD, TRIM support...
Bad Shonky random performance...
80%
v3.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-14
Solid State Disks, or SSDs, are designed to replace hard disks in computers. Unlike hard disks, which have moving parts, they use the same type of memory found in USB memory keys.At just £75 Kingston’s 40GB SSD kit is the cheapest we have seen...
Good Faster than a hard disk; software included...
Bad Expensive per gigabyte; other SSDs are faster...
Bottom line Gives a real speed boost, and includes all the parts and software you will need Good points Faster than a hard disk; software included Bad points Expensive per gigabyte; other SSDs are faster...
80%
computeractive.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-14
Solid State Disks, or SSDs, are designed to replace hard disks in computers. Unlike hard disks, which have moving parts, they use the same type of memory found in USB memory keys.At just £75 Kingston’s 40GB SSD kit is the cheapest we have seen.The kit...
Good Faster than a hard disk; software included...
Bad Expensive per gigabyte; other SSDs are faster...
Bottom line Gives a real speed boost, and includes all the parts and software you will need...
80%
trustedreviews.com
Updated:
2011-10-14
SSDs are coming thick and fast nowadays with performance and price varying wildly. So more than ever it makes sense to find the right balance for your needs. As such we're today looking at one of the cheapest 64GB 2.5in SSDs we've found, the Kingston SSDN...
80%
hardwareheaven.com
Updated:
2011-10-14
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 these in RAID 0, doubling...
80%
theregister.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-14
Kingston Technology offers three distinct families of SSD, with the SSD Now E series for servers and the SSD Now M series aimed at mainstream performance PCs. These models are exactly the same as the Intel X25-E and X25-M drives, no doubt thanks to the...
Bottom line Kingston has struck a clever balance between price and performance with the SSDNow V Series and we guarantee that it will transform your laptop. ® More Netbook Reviews... Patriot Torqx Intel X25-M Samsung PB22-J OCZ Vertex...
75%
trustedreviews.com
Updated:
2011-10-14
We've been reviewing quite a few high-end SSDs recently, with suitably high-end price tags to match. The notable exception here has been Kingston with its SSDNow V Series , coming in at around £100 for 64GB's worth. Now we have the even cheaper SSDNow V S...
Bottom line Kingston's SSDNow V Series 40GB Desktop Upgrade Kit is a bit like a Mini with a sports car's engine under its bonnet. It performs like a champion in some areas and terribly in others, but its low capacity is matched by a relatively cheap price making it a...
70%
pcadvisor.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-14
Product Code: SNV125-S2BN/128GB The Kingston SSDNow V-Series 128GB we tested has a 2.5-inch form factor similar to laptop hard disks and uses the SATA-2 interface. An SSD (Solid State Drive) holds the prospect of improving performance even further f...
Bottom line The Kingston SSDNow V-Series 128 GB drive is a reasonable trade-off between the factors of price, data capacity and speed/performance. It might have performed better, but the drive's onboard controller holds it back. While considering this SSD, take i...
70%
digitalversus.com
Updated:
2011-10-14
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...
Good Pluses, Worth a look to boost your aging laptop at limited cost, Good read performance...
Bad Minuses, Mediocre write speeds, particularly for small files, TRIM support essential to conserve decent levels of performance...
40%
hardwareheaven.com
Updated:
2014-02-26
If there is one area of the PC component market which is rapidly changing it is SATA storage devices. Since the introduction of SSD’s at an affordable level less than a year ago...
0%
zdnet.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-14
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 matter...
0%
tomshardware.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-14
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 GB N-series SSD...
0%
overclockersclub.com
Updated:
2011-11-04
The benefits of owning an SSD are often tempered by the cost of ownership and the low drive capacity, not to mention the initial bad press that they received from both the press and the user base. Stuttering and low drive performance once the drives h...
Good Bundle, Performance, Price, Trim Support, Low Access times, Larger Capacity, Silent, 3Year Warranty, Low Power consumption...
Bad None...
Bottom line The end result of the testing is that the SNV425-S2BD-128GB drive delivered some pretty impressive numbers when it came to the read scores. The write scoring was up and down - depending on the test - but putting that in perspective, it is worlds ahead...
0%
hardwarecanucks.com
Updated:
2011-11-04
V-Series 40GB units at a bargain price for people who are looking to add some performance to their systems. [...]...
Good real world performance, Excellent small (4k) write performance, Best in class accessories (desktop upgrade kit only), Uses the Intel X25M generation 2 controller...
Bad Size, Only 32mb of slow onboard cache, Controller is only working in 5 channel mode, Abysmally low sequential file write speed, Lacking Trim support (right now)...
Bottom line Reviewing a drive such as the Kingston SSDNow V-Series is a bit of a tough proposition because of the conflicts we all have within us when it comes to budget-oriented products. The enthusiast in our hearts cries out again and again for blistering, eyeb...
0%
overclockersclub.com
Updated:
2011-11-04
Solid State Drives (SSD) have been very popular with enthusiasts since their introduction into the market. They offer amazing load times over standard hard drives, consume less power, have a lower failure rate, and generate less heat. All of these hav...
Good Easy upgrade path, Great performance over HDD, Price, Three year warranty, 24/7 Tech support...
Bad Manual comes as PDF on disk...
Bottom line The Kingston SSDNow V-Series SSD does exactly what it set out to do. It offers great performance, an easy upgrade path, and comes in at a great price. While the upgrade might not be as easy as adding a new stick of memory to your system, most users wi...
0%
tomshardware.co.uk
Updated:
2011-10-14
New SSDs from Crucial, Kingston, and Western Digital haven’t made buying decisions any easier. In fact, buying the right drive just got more complex. One thing is clear, though: never, ever buy an SSD product without looking at...
0%
Kingston is no stranger when it comes to storage products, so it was only a matter of time before the company jumped on the SSD (Solid State Drive) bandwagon. The company’s SSDNow V Series Kit is an upgrade bundle specifically targeting mass-market c...
0%
tomshardware.co.uk
Updated:
2014-08-10
The SSD market continues evolving. We got our hands on six drives we hadn't yet tested, including Samsung’s 470-series, and ran them through our benchmark suite. All told, this roundup includes a total of 24 SSDs to compare. Which drive is right for yo...
0%
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