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
Toshiba Q
6.6
Vector
6.9
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
Toshiba Q
7.0
Vector
6.5
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
Toshiba Q
8.1
Vector
7.8
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
Toshiba Q
6.6
Vector
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
Toshiba Q
6.9
Vector
6.8

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

4K Random Read

SSDNow V-Plus 100
17.41 MB/s
Vector
380.71 MB/s
Toshiba Q
317.85 MB/s

4K Random Write

SSDNow V-Plus 100
8.43 MB/s
Toshiba Q
129.34 MB/s
HyperX 3K
109.63 MB/s

Windows 7 Boot-up Time

SSDNow V-Plus 100
17.9 s
Toshiba Q
7.8 s
HyperX 3K
9.7 s

Avg. Power Consumption

SSDNow V-Plus 100
1.32 Watts
HyperX 3K
2.99 Watts
Toshiba Q
2.46 Watts

4K Random Read Access Time

SSDNow V-Plus 100
29.65 ms
Toshiba Q
1.93 ms
HyperX 3K
2.28 ms

4K Random Write Access Time

SSDNow V-Plus 100
14.36 ms
Vector
0.66 ms
Toshiba Q
0.79 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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