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Kingston SSDNow UV400 (480GB)

Kingston SSDNow UV400 (480GB)
alaScore 95

58 reviews

Sep, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 reviews of Kingston SSDNow UV400 (480GB). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.5/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Kingston SSDNow UV400 (480GB) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 58 reviews)

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Expert review by : David Ludlow (

Kingston SSDNow UV400 Upgrade Kit review


A great upgrade option for laptop owners, but you can get cheaper standalone drives

Swift installation; Great speeds

Poor value for PC upgraders

If you're upgrading a laptop, the entire kit is excellent value and gives you everything you need for a quick upgrade. If you just want a bare drive for a PC, the kit is overpriced and the standalone drive not quite as good value.

Jan, 2018

Expert review by : Bartosz Waluk 253 Articles (

Kingston UV400 480GB SATAIII SSD Review - FunkyKit


SSD drives are becoming more popular because of lower prices and higher durability so many users, even those with lower budget are thinking to replace their slow HDD. For those users Kingston designed UV400 so the latest SSD series which is not meant...

High performance comparing to competitive drives ; Inexpensive ; Desktop installation kit ; Great option as HDD replacement

None worth to mention

Kingston UV400 SSD is designed as a replacement for HDD and for that it’s perfect. Desktop kit makes upgrade quick and easy. Personally I like this simple design. Silver enclosure with black logo looks quite stylish. At the same time it’s made of metal...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : Jonathan Kwan (

Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB Review (Page 1 of 11)


After six months of preparation, the United Way of Cleveland was about to embark on their most ambitious publicity stunt yet. Coordinated by Los Angeles based company Balloonart by Treb, the plan was to release two million balloons into the skies of...

Combining the excellent Marvell 88SS1074 controller found in the Crucial MX300 and Toshiba's proven 15nm TLC IC chips found in the OCZ Trion 150 480GB, was the Kingston SSDNow UV400 480GB a genuinely good idea in reality, or something that seemed good...

Sep, 2016

Product Specifications


Certification:FCC, VCI
Colour of product:Silver
Internal: Yes
Protection features:Shock resistant, Vibration proof
SSD form factor:2.5"

Operational conditions

Non-operating vibration:20
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Operating vibration:2.17
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 85

Other features


Packaging Data

Adapter brackets included:2.5" to 3.5" adapter bracket
Cables included:SATA / SATA, USB
Package Type:Blister / Box


Controller Type:Marvell 88SS1074
Data Transfer Rate:6
Mean time between failures (MTBF):1000000
Memory Type:TLC
Random read (4KB):90000
Random write (4KB):15000 / 25000 / 35000 / 50000
Read speed:540 / 550
Solid-state drive capacity:120 / 240 / 480 / 960
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
TBW rating:128 / 256 / 512 / 64
Write speed:350 / 490 / 500


Power consumption (average):0.693
Power consumption (read):0.59
Power Consumption (Standby):0.672
Power consumption (write):2.515


Bundled software:Acronis data migration
Linux operating systems supported: Yes
Mac operating systems supported: Yes
Windows operating systems supported: Yes

Technical Details

Non-operating vibration:20
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Operating vibration:2.17
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 85

Weight & Dimensions

Height :6.99