Kingston SSDNow V dips to 30GB size, lower price

Vlad Savov
V. Savov|01.13.10

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Kingston SSDNow V dips to 30GB size, lower price
We've already made our fond feelings toward Kingston's SSDNow V line quite clear, so you'll understand our joy at the news that it's about to add a new member to the fold. Cutting storage down to 30GB should mean Kingston is about to offer its cheapest drive yet, though all the info we have is that it'll be "under 90GBP" (or $145). That doesn't immediately strike us as better value than the 40GB SSDNow V -- which reached an $85 price point not too long ago -- but European prices aren't directly comparable at the best of times. In exchange for your cashola, you'll get a speedy little boot drive, backed by a three-year warranty, 24/7 tech support, and the knowledge that it can withstand a baseball bat should the need ever arise. Full PR after the break.
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Breathe New Life Into Your Desktop with Kingston's New V Series Boot Drive

Ensure lightning-quick load-times with the Kingston SSDNow 30GB V Series Kit

January 11, 2010
- Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, has announced the Kingston SSDNow V Series 30GB Boot Drive – promising an affordable way to boost the performance of your desktop computer.

The SSDNow V Series is the latest addition to Kingston's V (Value) family of solid-state drives (SSD). Priced under 90GBP, the Kingston® SSDNow V Series 30GB Boot Drive is a lightning-fast and cost-effective way to bolster any desktop's boot, shutdown and application load times.

With the Kingston SSDNow V Series 30GB Boot Drive on board, users will notice an instant improvement on their desktop's program load times. Users will see an instant speed increase with their software, such as Photoshop, iTunes or Firefox, loading almost 6 times faster than regular desk top hard-disk drive (HDD)* standards

The Kingston SSDNow V Series 30GB will bolster any desktop PC's boot and shutdown times, meaning a lightning-fast and hassle free start Check out the SSDNow in action to see what it can do for you.

Steve Hall, SSD product development manager, Kingston comments: "In our quest to bring SSDs into popular use, we're aiming to deliver a lower price while increasing performance. The new SSDNow V Series 30GB Boot Drive accomplishes this and more."

"Desktop users can bring new life to their systems with the latest V Series, while IT managers love it as less data needs to be backed up to the network. We will also release a 30GB SSD twin-pack for PC gamers and enthusiasts who want to take performance of their rig to the next level."

Kingston is always looking to provide a low-cost and hassle-free upgrade path for first-time users, so this drive is also available as an all-in-one bundle kit, including cloning software, 2.5" to 3.5" brackets and SATA data and power cable extenders.

The included cloning software and step-by-step instructions make it easy to move the contents of an existing HDD to the SSDNow. Once cloned, the Operating System and applications sit on the SSDNow while the HDD serves as storage for all of your music, video, document and photo files.

The Kingston SSDNow V Series 30GB Boot Drive will begin shipping in late February 2010. It is backed by a three-year warranty, 24/7 tech support and the now legendary Kingston sturdiness and reliability. For more information visit
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