Kingston SSDNow V - flash-drive entry-level 40 GB

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Kingston Company has expanded its line of SSD drives new entry-level solution. The new flash drive has a long name SSDNow V Series 40GB Boot Drive, which implies that the capacity of this solution is 40 GB. The drive is made in the form factor of 2.5 inches and is built on 34 nm NAND memory chips with a multilevel structure of the cells (MLC).

The new SSD-drive has an interface to connect SATA 3.0 Gbps Controller and Intel, and the speed of sequential read and write data up to 170 Mb / s and 40 Mb / s, respectively. Of course, this is not the most prominent figures, but in combination with low cost devices, as well as reliability and low power consumption make it a good solution, for example, for the boot disk. By the way, the average uptime for him is one million hours.

Drive SSDNow V 40 GB is equipped with three-year warranty, but it will be delivered from November 9, in two versions. The first of these represents a single SSD drive costs $ 115, while the second is set for upgrades, which include a program to copy a system image, holders for mounting 2.5-inch drive in 3.5-inch drive bay, as well as extensions for SATA and power cable. All this taken together would cost $ 130. In addition, this drive will be sold at Newegg, where the price discount will be 85 dollars.