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Kingston SSDNow V100 Series SV100S2

Kingston SSDNow V100 Series SV100S2
alaScore 89

295 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 295 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the design and size. The reliability and usability are also appreciated.

value for money, usability, reliability, size, design

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Solid-state drive the Kingston SSDNow V100 Series SV100S2 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Kingston SSDNow V100 Series SV100S2

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 12 user reviews of Kingston SSDNow V100 Series SV100S2 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Kingston SSD V100 64GB SATA2 2.5inch Hard DriveKingston SSD V100 256GB SATA2 2.5inch Notebook bundle

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Amazon.com review summary for Kingston SSDNow V100 Series SV100S2

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 107 user reviews of Kingston SSDNow V100 Series SV100S2 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Solid-state drive on Amazon.com.

45% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Kingston SSDNow V100 256GB SATA II 3GB/s 2.5 Inch Solid State Drive SV100S2/256GZKingston SSDNow V100 64GB SATA II 3GB/s 2.5 Inch Notebook Bundle SV100S2N/64GZKingston SSDNow V100 64GB SATA II 3GB/s 2.5 Inch Desktop Bundle SV100S2D/64GZ

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Kingston SSDNow V100 vs. Patriot Torqx 2 128 GB SSD Review

 

We put the Kingston SSDNow V100 128 GB up against the Patriot Torqx 2 in a battle of the latest SATA-300 solid state drives. Let's see which one wins!

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Kingston SSDNow V100 128GB SSD Review

 

Kingston's SSDNow series of solid state drives has done very well in the marketplace due to their range of value to performance oriented drives which cover the needs of just about any user. Available since the end of 2010, the V100 products land in the...

The Kingston SSD Now V100 offers solid performance at a competitive price and should be on the short list of SSDs to buy. With its included bundle and Kingston's 24/7 support, it continues to be the bread and butter of their SSDNow lineup.

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A Gamer’s perspective of Kingston's 128 GB SSDNow V100 series – revisited

 

This is not going to be the usual Solid-State Drive (SSD) review touting the theoretical advantages of the SSD over the mechanical Hard Drive (HDD).  This has been done over-and-over in many reviews and a particularly excellent evaluation was done by...

The SSD is of a magnitude faster generally than the mechanical hard drive in almost every way.  Windows startup is blazing fast ; Kingston’s SSDNow V100 128GB drive has improved in every way over the previous model ; Kingston's 128GB SSD offers great...

Price per GB compared to mechanical hard drives is still very high ; Limited storage compared to HDDs

As our MrK concluded last year, SSD technology is one of the most rapidly improving. With more and more motherboard manufacturers offering SATA 3 6Gb/s ports, the ceiling for maximum transfer speeds for disk drives has been doubled from the  SATA 2...

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Kingston SSDNow V100 Solid State Drive

 

) world I recommend installing a solid state drive

has set out a clear description of exactly what they intend to do, warm you up with promises of? an easy transition, and win you over with performance and new accessories. I for one, will not be sold so easily. Lets take a closer look

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KINGSTON SSDNOW V100 128GB SSD SOLID STATE DRIVE REVIEW

 

To sum it up, the Kingston SSDNow V100 may not be the fastest SSD out there, but it's still a very competitive product in this quickly expanding market. If you're looking for a simple upgrade method that will result in a big step up in performance,...

Good overall performance ; Easy to upgrade using cloning software ; 2.5” USB enclosure included ; Excellent value

Struggles a bit with 4k random reads/writes

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Kingston SSDNow V100 (SV100S2D/128GZ) - Bjorn3D.com

 

CoolIT's Vantage A.L.C. cooling system is the latest in a series of CPU coolers designed for computer enthusiasts who want to push their CPU beyond stock performance with an all-in-one cooling platform.

TRIM Support ; 24/7 Support ; Excellent sequential read and write ; Good bundle

Weak in 4K read and write ; Weak in heavy threaded environment ; Higher power consumption

The Kingston SSDNow V100 offers an easy to upgrade kit for anyone switching over to the Solid State Drives. It may not be the fastest drive on the market but it definitely offers a noticeable speed increase over the platter drives. With the latest...

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Kingston SSDNOW V100 128GB SSD Review

 

Kingston's V100 128GB Solid State Drive (Part # SV100S2/128GZ) hits the market at $229 with read speads of 250MB/s and write speeds of 230MB/s. Check out our full video review and see if it's worth picking up.

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Kingston SSDNow V100 256GB Solid State Drive Review

 

Kingston has a strong track record of delivering solid performance with exceptional value with their value class products. Does the V100 continue that tradition?

When we concluded the Kingston SSDNow V+100 we noted that the drive had some very impressive features, but the high price kept us from scoring the drive with an award. The Kingston SSDNow V100 256GB loses some of the innovative features, but it also...

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Kingston SSDNOW V100 64GB review

 

We've looked at several Kingston SSDs in the past, each of which impressed us with their combination of great performance and reasonable price. Because they use memory controllers designed by Toshiba instead of enthusiast-oriented Sandforce chips, each...

Surprising performance given its price, the V100 64GB is an excellent budget SSD that’s hard to beat.

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Kingston SSDNow V100 64GB review

 

The Kingston SSDNow V100 64GB solid-state drive will make a great addition to your PC. If you want to squeeze as much performance as you can out of your system, you should check it out.

Easy to use ; Fast ; Quiet ; Low power consumption

Expensive

We had a reasonably easy time installing our 64GB Kingston SSDNow V100 SSD. The problems we encountered were to do with our PC and Windows being something of an oaf. The speed increase isn't immediately awe-inspiring, but SSDs are faster for certain...

Product Specifications

Configuration

Backup Function: No
Hot Swap Function: No
Rackmount:Not Applicable

Connectivity

ATA: No
eSATA: No
Ethernet: No
Fibre Channel: No
Firewire: No
HDMI: No
HDMI PORT: No
ISCSI: No
mSATA: No
PCMCIA: No
SCSI: No
Serial ATA: Yes
Ultra ATA: No
USB: No
Wireless LAN: No
WUSB: No

General Features

BUS powered: No
BUS-powered: No
Internal / External:Internal
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