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Kingston SSDNow V (Gen 2) 30 GB Solid State Drive

Kingston launched their second-generation SSDNow V series on January 11, 2010. The new SSDNow V solid state drives feature TRIM support in Windows 7, better performance and come in 3 capacities - 128 GB, 64 GB and 30 GB. Kingston lists these as the SSDNow V's key features :

  • Innovative - Uses MLC NAND flash memory components.

  • Silent - Runs silent and cool with no moving mechanical parts.

  • Shock Resistant - No moving mechanical parts so the SSD handles rougher conditions.

  • Supports TRIM - TRIM notifies the SSD which data blocks are available to be written to.

  • Supports S.M.A.R.T. - Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology to help maintain a healthy drive.

  • Guaranteed - 3 year legendary Kingston warranty, 24/7 tech support.

In this review, we will be looking at Kingston's desktop upgrade kit for the second-generation 30 GB Kingston SSDNow V solid state drive. Let's find out how well this drive performs!

For more details, read our Comprehensive Review!

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Review

Comprehensive Review

Model

• SNV125-S2BD/30GB (Desktop bundle)

Formatted Capacity

• 30 GB

Guaranteed Sectors

• NA

Bytes Per Sector

• NA

Onboard Cache

• 64 MB

Memory Channels

• Unknown

Internal Data Transfer Rate

• 180 MB/s (sequential read)
• 50 MB/s (sequential write)

Maximum I/O Transfer Rate

• 3.0 Gbits/s

Input And Output Per Second (IOPS)

• NA

Power On To Ready

• 1 second

Power Consumption

• 1.7 W (Read/Write)
• 0.05 W (Idle)

Interface

• Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s

Supported SATA Data Transfer Mode

• 3.0 Gbits/s
• 1.5 Gbits/s

SATA Hotplug Capability

• Yes

Maximum Height

• 9.5 mm
• 0.374 inches

Maximum Width

• 69.86 mm
• 2.75 inches

Maximum Length

• 98.9 mm
• 3.9 inches

Weight

• NA

Power Requirements

• 5.0 V ± 5%

Ambient Temperature

• 0 °C to 70 °C (Operating)
• -40 °C to 85 °C (Non-Operating)

Maximum Shock

• 1500 G (Operating)

Maximum Vibration

• 2.17 G @ 7-800 Hz (Operating)
• 20 G @ 20-2000 Hz (Non-Operating)

Drive Acoustics

• 0 dBA

Non-Recoverable Read Errors

• NA

Endurance

• Read : Unlimited
• Write : NA

MTBF

• 500,000 hours

Warranty

• 3 Years Limited Warranty

 

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