Kingston SSDNow V 100 

Released November, 2010
  • 64 GB
  • 2.5" SATA II
  • 64 MB
5.7 Out of 10

At $240 for the drive and included accessories, it's a good value as well with the price per usable gigabyte falling around the $2.00 mark.
by Legit Reviews (Feb, 2011)
As a point of reference, the faster V+ 100 drives actually carry a 128MB controller.
by Legit Reviews (Feb, 2011)

SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of the Kingston SSDNow V 100

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

SSDNow V 100
5.2
Intel 520
5.7
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

SSDNow V 100
5.2
Intel 520
6.6
4K Random Write, 4K Random Write Access Time and 512K Sequential Write

real world benchmarks

How well the drive performs common tasks

SSDNow V 100
6.7
Intel 520
7.6
Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

SSDNow V 100
5.6
Intel 520
6.5
PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

5.7

SSDBoss Score

read performance, write performance, real world benchmarks and Benchmarks

SSDNow V 100
5.7
Intel 520
6.4

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Kingston SSDNow V 100

4K Random Read

SSDNow V 100
13.02 MB/s
Samsung 840
303.68 MB/s
MX100
175.64 MB/s

4K Random Write

SSDNow V 100
6.52 MB/s
Intel 520
81.39 MB/s
Samsung 840
76.07 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

SSDNow V 100
19.8 s
SSDNow V300
8.3 s
Samsung 840
9.3 s

Avg. Power Consumption

SSDNow V 100
2.42 Watts
Samsung 840
1.69 Watts
Ultra Plus SSD
1.74 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

SSDNow V 100
38.34 ms
Intel 520
3.08 ms
Samsung 840
3.29 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

SSDNow V 100
19.2 ms
Samsung 840
0.82 ms
MX100
1.42 ms

Specifications Full list of technical specs

storage

Capacity 64 GB
Cache 64 MB
Interface SATA II
Interface speed 3 Gbit/s
Controller JMicron JMF6128
Memory type MLC

form factor

Form factor 2.5"
Weight 76 g

manufacturer performance

MTBF 1,000,000 hours
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