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Kingston Technologies : SSDNow V300 - 60GB

By Andy

Kingston Technologies

Our Product Rating:

Performance Rating
Looks rating of 3 stars

Value Rating
Looks rating of 5 stars

Overall Rating:
This product has a Silver Rating at Nismotech with an overall rating of 80% This product has been awarded the Nismotech Value Award


Kingston’s SSDNow V300 solid-state drive is a cost-effective way to revive your computer. It’s 10x faster than a hard drive plus more reliable, more durable and shock-proof. It features an LSI® SandForce® controller customised for Kingston and best-in-class components, and is available in kits with all the accessories needed for an effortless transition to the latest technology. For added peace of mind, it’s backed by a three-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston® reliability.

Fast - 10x faster than a 7200RPM hard drive
High Quality - features an LSI® SandForce® controller customized for Kingston
Reliable - with no moving parts, solid-state drives are less likely to fail than standard hard drives
Economical - design optimized to make migrating to an SSD more affordable
Convenient - all-in-one kits with all the components for easy installation
Multiple capacities - to fit your workload
Guaranteed - three-year warranty, free technical


£45.99 - at the time of review on Wednesday 16th April 2014
Does not include P&P

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Excellent value for money. Not the quickest drive around but if you’re on a budget it’s a great choice.



Tech Specs

Form factor - 2.5"
Interface - SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) – with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0
Capacities1 - 60GB, 120GB, 240GB, 480GB
Power Consumption -
0.640W Idle / 1.423 W Read / 2.052 W Write
Storage temperatures - -40 to 85°C
Operating temperatures - 0 to 70°C
Dimensions - 69.8mm x 100.1mm x 7mm
Weight - 86g
Vibration operating - 2.17G Peak (7–800Hz)
Vibration non-operating - 20G Peak (10–2000Hz)
Life expectancy - 1 million hours MTBF
Warranty/support - three-year warranty with free technical support
Total Bytes Written (TBW) - 60GB: 32TB 120GB: 64TB 240GB: 128TB 480GB: 256TB
Baseline Performance - Compressible Data Transfer (ATTO)2
All capacities - 450MB/s Read and 450MB/s Write
Incompressible Data Transfer
(AS-SSD and CrystalDiskMark) 2
60GB - 150MB/s Read and 50MB/s Write
120GB - 180MB/s Read and 133MB/s Write
240GB - 191MB/s Read and 142MB/s Write
480GB - 450MB/s Read and 208MB/s Write
IOMETER Maximum Random 4k Read/Write
60GB - up to 85,000/ up to 60,000 IOPS
120GB - up to 85,000/ up to 55,000 IOPS
240GB - up to 85,000/ up to 43,000 IOPS
480GB - up to 73,000/ up to 28,000 IOPS
PCMARK® Vantage HDD Suite Score
60GB - 39,000
120GB - 49,000
240GB - 57,000
480GB - 57,000

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