Kingston SSDNow V-Plus 100 

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

If you're looking for an SSD that combines performance, capacity and relatively good value, you could do a lot worse than the Kingston SSDNow V+100 256GB.
by Tech Radar (Dec, 2010)
Likewise, it's beaten squarely for sheer performance by SandForce-powered drives.
by Tech Radar (Dec, 2010)

SSDBoss Review Our evaluation of the Kingston SSDNow V-Plus 100

read performance

How quickly data is read from the drive

SSDNow V-Plus 100
5.2
840 EVO
6.6
PX-M5P
6.3
4K Random Read, 4K Random Read Access Time and 512K Sequential Read

write performance

How quickly data is written to the drive

SSDNow V-Plus 100
5.3
840 EVO
6.9
PX-M5P
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-Plus 100
6.7
840 EVO
7.9
PX-M5P
8.0
Windows 7 Boot-up Time, Photoshop Lens Filter and AS SSD ISO Copy

Benchmarks

How well the drive performs on common benchmarks

SSDNow V-Plus 100
5.8
840 EVO
6.7
PX-M5P
6.6
PCMark Vantage and AS SSD Score

5.7

SSDBoss Score

read performance, write performance, real world benchmarks and Benchmarks

SSDNow V-Plus 100
5.7
840 EVO
6.9
PX-M5P
6.7

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Kingston SSDNow V-Plus 100

4K Random Read

SSDNow V-Plus 100
17.41 MB/s
840 EVO
318.8 MB/s
Samsung 840
303.68 MB/s

4K Random Write

SSDNow V-Plus 100
8.43 MB/s
840 EVO
106.65 MB/s
PX-M5P
100.38 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

SSDNow V-Plus 100
17.9 s
PX-M5P
7.4 s
SSDNow V300
8.3 s

Avg. Power Consumption

SSDNow V-Plus 100
1.32 Watts
PX-M5P
2.71 Watts
840 EVO
2.29 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

SSDNow V-Plus 100
29.65 ms
840 EVO
2.34 ms
PX-M5P
2.49 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

SSDNow V-Plus 100
14.36 ms
840 EVO
0.78 ms
Samsung 840
0.82 ms

Reviews Word on the street for the Kingston SSDNow V-Plus 100


8.0
At around £375 for 256GB of capacity, it's funny money compared to a conventional magnetic drive of similar or even much greater capacity.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

storage

Capacity 512 GB
Cache 128 MB
Interface SATA II
Interface speed 3 Gbit/s
Controller Toshiba T6UG1XBG
Memory type MLC

form factor

Form factor 2.5"
Weight 128 g

manufacturer performance

MTBF 1,000,000 hours
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