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Kingston Technology SSDNow KC400

Kingston Technology SSDNow KC400
alaScore 92

8 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 reviews of Kingston Technology SSDNow KC400. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, 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 Technology SSDNow KC400 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Bennett Ring (

Review: Kingston's SSDNow KC400 KC 1TB SSD is too expensive to recommend


Solid performance at an unreasonable cost.

Given the huge price disparity, once again we have to recommend Samsung over all else.

Jun, 2016

Product Specifications


Colour of product:Grey
Internal: Yes
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
Package Type:Blister / Box


Controller Type:Phison 3110
Data Transfer Rate:6
Maximum read (4KB):99000
Maximum write (4KB):86000 / 87000 / 88000 / 89000
Mean time between failures (MTBF):1000000
PCMARK Vantage HDD Suite Score:84000
Processor Cores:4
Random read (4KB):86000 / 88000
Random write (4KB):87000 / 88000 / 89000
Read speed:550
S.M.A.R.T. support: Yes
Security algorithms: No
Solid-state drive capacity:1000 / 128 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:Serial ATA III
Solid-state drive interfaces:Serial ATA III
SSD temperature monitoring: Yes
TBW rating:0.65 / 0.87 / 0.89
Write speed:450 / 530 / 540


Power consumption (average):0.335
Power consumption (read):1.22
Power Consumption (Standby):0.255
Power consumption (write):3.74


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