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Kingston SSDNow

Kingston SSDNow
alaScore 92

251 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 251 reviews of Kingston SSDNow. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, 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 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Simon Crisp (

Kingston SSDNow V+ 200 480GB review


Less than £1 per gigabyte for decent SSD speeds

Large capacity ; Good value ; RAISE technology ; SandForce controller

Average performance ; Slow write speeds ; Struggles with incompressible data

Tech Specs Product TypeSolid State Drive Product FamilySSDNow V+200 Drive InterfaceSATA Drive Width2.5" Drive Interface StandardSATA/600 --> Brand NameKingston Drive TypeInternal Storage Capacity480 GB Maximum Read Transfer Rate535 MBps Maximum...

Jun, 2012

Expert review by : Allan 'Zardon' Campbell (

Kingston SSDNow V+200 90GB Review


The Solid State market has been thriving in the last six months. Part of this growth has been caused The Solid State market has been thriving in the last six months. Part of this growth has been caused by the Thailand floods which raised the prices of...

Great price point.

Incompressible data performance is lacking.

Kitguru says: A great value for money drive.

Mar, 2012

Expert review by : Matthew Murray (

Kingston SSDNow V+200 (120GB) Upgrade Kit


The Kingston SSDNow V+200 kit provides a no-nonsense—and almost too no-frills—way to upgrade your spinning drives to SSD speed.

Good write performance. Included accessory kit is a full-featured upgrade solution. Affordable.

Inconsistent read performance. Utilizes last-generation transfer technologies.

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Feb, 2012

Consumer review (

Kingston SUV400S37/120G


reasonably priced ssd, no problems with it so far

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (

Kingston SUV400S3B7A/480G


works well

none at moment

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (

Kingston SUV400S3B7A/240G


Used as a replacement for a slow running HDD. Works fine now.

Using the cloning Software supplied was not clear or intuitive. It was also unable to fix a partition issue and defaulted on the cloning process. Ended up using EASEUS free partition SW. Cleared partition fault. Reset partition. Cloned. Cleared and...

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (

Kingston SUV400S37/120G


Good read/write speed for that price.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (

Kingston SUV400S37/120G


Very fast to boot up and shut down

thinner than a standard laptop HDD so needs a spacer to fit.

Dec, 2017

Consumer review (

Kingston SUV400S37/120G


Works fine. Fitted, formated and all is good. Used it to replace old style drive in a Freeview recorder.

Nov, 2017

Consumer review (

Kingston SUV400S37/240G


Just works

There are no bad points

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications


Colour of product:Black / Black, grey / Black, Red / Grey
Internal:No / Y / Yes
Protection features:Shock Resistant
Size:6.35 / 63.5
SSD form factor:2.5"

Operational conditions

Non-operating shock:20
Non-operating vibration:20
Operating shock:1500 / 2.7
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Operating vibration:2.17
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 85

Other features

Country of origin:Taiwan
Device connectivity:Wired
Internal:N / Y
Internal Memory:245760 / 61440
Internal memory type:Flash
Memory layout:1 x 245760
Module configuration:(N/A) (N/A)
Rack mounting:(N/A) SSD 2.5-inch 7mm / (N/A) SSD 2.5-inch 9.5mm
Registered: No
Warranty:3 Yrs
Warranty note:3 Yrs

Packaging Data

Cables included:SATA, USB


Data Transfer Rate:3 / 6
Mean time between failures (MTBF):1000000
Memory Type:MLC
Random read (4KB):12000 / 20000 / 30000 / 32000 / 36000 / 43000 / 85000
Random write (4KB):1400 / 2500 / 30000 / 4000 / 43000 / 44000 / 47000 / 55000 / 60000
Read speed:220 / 230 / 260 / 300 / 535
S.M.A.R.T support:Y
S.M.A.R.T. support: Yes
Solid-state drive capacity:120 / 128 / 240 / 256 / 480 / 512 / 60 / 64 / 90
Solid-state drive interface:SATA / Serial ATA II / Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA II
TRIM support:Y / Yes
Write speed:100 / 180 / 190 / 230 / 460 / 480


Power consumption (read):1.795
Power consumption (sleep mode):0.15
Power consumption (sleep):0.15
Power Consumption (Standby):0.15 / 0.491 / 0.565
Power consumption (write):1.87 / 2.6 / 3.23


Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Enterprise x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Yes

Technical Details

Non-operating shock:20
Non-operating vibration:20
Operating shock:1500 / 2.7
Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 70
Operating vibration:2.17
Storage temperature (T-T):-40 - 85

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10 / 100 / 7
Height :10 / 7 / 9.5
Weight:105.2 / 115 / 84 / 88 / 92 / 92.3
Width:6.98 / 6.99 / 69.85