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 Pro
6.6
840 EVO
6.6
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 Pro
7.0
840 EVO
6.9
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 Pro
8.1
840 EVO
7.9
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 Pro
6.7
840 EVO
6.7
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 Pro
6.9
840 EVO
6.9

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
840 Pro
311.34 MB/s

4K Random Write

SSDNow V-Plus 100
8.43 MB/s
840 Pro
130.58 MB/s
Extreme SSD
119.02 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

SSDNow V-Plus 100
17.9 s
840 Pro
7.8 s
840 EVO
9.3 s

Avg. Power Consumption

SSDNow V-Plus 100
1.32 Watts
Extreme SSD
2.68 Watts
840 EVO
2.29 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

SSDNow V-Plus 100
29.65 ms
840 Pro
1.91 ms
Extreme SSD
2.1 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

SSDNow V-Plus 100
14.36 ms
840 EVO
0.78 ms
840 Pro
0.8 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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