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Kingston SSDNow 100 V+ 96GB

Kingston SSDNow 100 V+ Review

Introduction

SSDs are now becoming far more common place in our gaming and work machines. The price tag might still be too high for many, but everyone can see the rediculous performance gains that can be made by moving to this flash based storage medium over traditional disks. Which group you fall in to though is neither here nor there, as whether you plan to buy it or not, today I’m reviewing a SSD from Kingston; their V100 +. Let’s check it out.

 

Features

  • Innovative — uses MLC NAND flash memory components.
  • Silent — runs silent and cool with no moving mechanical parts
  • Shock-Proof — no moving mechanical parts so the SSD handles rougher conditions
  • Supports S.M.A.R.T functions
  • Guaranteed — three-year warranty, live 24/7 tech support
 

Specifications

  • Form factor — 2.5″
  • Interface — SATA 1.5Gb/s and 3.0Gb/s
  • Capacities — 64 GB, 96 GB, 128 GB, 256 GB, 512 GB
  • Dimensions — 69.85 x 100 x 9.5 mm
  • Weight — 128 – 151 grams
  • Storage temperatures — -40 ~ 85°C
  • Operating temperatures — 0 ~ 70°C
  • Vibration operating — 2.7G
  • Vibration non-operating — 20G
  • Sequential Read Throughput 2 — 230 MB/s
  • Sequential Write Throughput 2 — 180 MB/s
  • PCMARK® Vantage HDD Suite Score 3 —
      64 GB – 35,046
      96 GB – 34,971
      128 GB – 35,073
      256 GB – 34,795
      512 GB – 34,697
  • Power specs — Active – 3.4W (TYP)
    Power specs — Idle – 0.05W
  • MTBF — 1,000,000 Hrs