Kingston SSDNow second generation V+ solid-state drive

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010 | In Electronic Gadgets | Tags: ,

Kingston Digital, Inc., the second largest supplier of flash memory, has released its second generation of SSDNow V+ solid-state drive on 25th January 2010. The new SSDNow V+ has added Windows 7 TRIM support, fast boosts capacity, overall improvement for read/write speeds and performances compare to its previous generation.

SSDNow V+ TRIM support helps to maintain optimal performance and the increased speed of the solid-state drive throughout its lifespan. The drive features a sequential 230MB per second of read speed; 180MB per second of write speed. It supports Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T).

Kingston SSDNow second generation V+ solid-state drive
SSDNow V+ used Multi-Level Cell (MLC) NAND flash memory technology, which using multiple levels per cell to allow more bits to be stored and this is more reliability and could possible to reduce the error rates when writing data to the drive. It consumes 2.6 watts in active mode and 0.15 watts during the idle time.

It measures in 100 x 70 x 9.5 mm with approximate of 84 grams. It can be connected to computer via SATA II interface and life expectancy is about 1,000,000 hours Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF).

The SSDNow V+ is the latest addition to Kingston’s SSDNow series of solid-state drive that available in 64GB ($268), 128GB ($512), 256GB ($992) and 512GB ($1969) capacities. The drive comes with a cloning software, 2.5-inch USB enclosure, 2.5-inch to 3.5-inch mounting brackets, SATA data and power cables. There is three-year warranty product with 24/7 technical support.

Information via kingston.


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