Kingston's turning its SSD solutions up to eleven on its new SSDNow family of products. The SSDNow V+200 is a solid state drive toting SATA 3.0 SandForce SF-2281, capable of up to 535 MB/s read speeds and 480 MB/s writing speeds. Regardless of whether it's for your office or home rig, Kingston reckons it's got your storage needs covered, offering up the V+200 in 60GB, 90GB, 120GB, 240GB and 480GB sizes. The 2.5-inch drives arrive with self-encryption as standard, alongside a three-year warranty with support -- something that's getting increasingly rare. The full press release is waiting below.
Update: Prices, alongside the upgrade kit, range from $156 to $985 -- depending on exactly how many photo albums you need on solid state storage.
Next-Generation SSDNow V+200 Balances Performance with Price
Wide Capacity Range Ideal for Corporate Deployment, Personal Users
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the latest addition to its SSDNow family, the SSDNow V+200. The new Kingston® SSDNow V+200 solid-state drives are the ideal high-performance upgrade solution for the performance minded yet cost-conscious business or home user.
"The SSDNow V+200 is equipped with all essential tools needed to extend the lifecycle and boost a system's performance to the maximum. The balance between performance and price makes this SSD deliver the best ROI as an upgrade for a fleet of corporate notebooks or desktops or the home PC."
The SSDNow V+200 features the second-generation high-speed SATA 3.0 (6Gb/s) SandForce® SF-2281 Processor and outstanding sequential read and write speeds of up to 535MB/s and 480MB/s. The SSDNow V+200 enables fast system start-up, rapid data access and speedy copying of large files such as videos, presentations and graphics illustrations.
"Kingston constantly strives to offer the perfect upgrade solution to cover each market segment. The SSDNow V+200 drive has been specifically designed to meet the needs of both business and home users looking for an inexpensive yet powerful upgrade," said Ariel Perez, SSD business manager, Kingston. "The SSDNow V+200 is equipped with all essential tools needed to extend the lifecycle and boost a system's performance to the maximum. The balance between performance and price makes this SSD deliver the best ROI as an upgrade for a fleet of corporate notebooks or desktops or the home PC."
The SSDNow V+200 is available in 60GB, 90GB, 120GB, 240GB and 480GB capacities as either a stand-alone drive or as an upgrade kit to make installation easy and quick. Upgrade kits include cables, brackets, cloning software and HDD enclosure - everything the business or home user needs to get started.
A video of the new SSDNow V+200 can be found here.
Kingston SSDs are backed by a three-year warranty and 24/7 live technical support. For more information visit www.kingston.com
Kingston SSDNow V+200 Features & Specifications:
Dramatic performance for any system upgrade
Multiple Capacities: the right capacity to meet your storage standards
Endurance: Data Integrity Protection featuring DuraClass™ Technology
Dependable: RAISE™ for advanced data reliability
Secure: Self-encrypting drive technology
Durable: DuraWrite™ optimizes writes to extend endurance
Form Factor: 2.5"
Interface: SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s), SATA Rev. 2.0 (3Gb/s), SATA Rev. 1.0 (1.5Gb/s)
Capacities1: 60GB, 90GB, 120GB, 240GB, 480GB
SATA Rev. 3.0: 535MB/s
SATA Rev. 2.0: 280MB/s
SATA Rev. 3.0: 60GB – 460MB/s; All Others – 480MB/s
SATA Rev. 2.0: 260MB/s
Sustained Random 4k Read/Write2
60GB – 12,000/47,000 IOPS
90GB – 20,000/47,000 IOPS
120GB – 20,000/44,000 IOPS
240GB – 36,000/43,000 IOPS
480GB – 43,000/30,000 IOPS
Max Random 4k Read/Write2
60GB – 85,000/60,000 IOPS
90GB – 85,000/57,000 IOPS
120GB – 85,000/55,000 IOPS
240GB – 85,000/43,000 IOPS
480GB – 75,000/34,000 IOPS
Power Consumption: 0.565 W (TYP) Idle / 1.795 W (TYP) Read / 2.065 W (TYP) Write
Storage Temperatures: -40° C to 85° C
Operating Temperatures: 0° C to 70° C
Vibration Operating: 2.17G
Vibration Non-operating: 20G
MTBF: 1,000,000 Hrs
Warranty/Support: three-year warranty with 24/7 support