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Kingston Announces SSDNow KC300

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Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the latest addition to its SSDNow family, the KC300 solid-state drive. KC300 enables business, mobile and power users to be more productive as the drive maximizes power efficiencies in notebook PCs. KC300 provides advanced power management via an LSI SandForce second-generation SF-2281 processor, allowing users to do more from a single charge.

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Life expectancy: 1 million hours MTBF :O
 
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Not worth it

Third party NAND (no one knows what's in there)
Obsolet and problematic SandForce controller
1 million hours MTBF

is there anyone who is considering buy ? I assume not
 
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When did Kingston become "...the world leader in memory products" ???? These folks must actually believe their PR materials.
 

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Third party NAND (no one knows what's in there)
Obsolet and problematic SandForce controller
1 million hours MTBF

is there anyone who is considering buy ? I assume not
i million hours is good imo.

third party nand is good. Kingston stuff isnt good. i suppose they are using samsung chips.

sandforce's problems have been ironed out, right?
 
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When did Kingston become "...the world leader in memory products" ???? These folks must actually believe their PR materials.
A long time ago. Kingston has about 50% of DRAM module market share... They are also leaders in quality. The likes of Corsair and G.Skill suck compared to Kingston.
 
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a long time ago. Kingston has about 50% of dram module market share... They are also leaders in quality. The likes of corsair and g.skill suck compared to kingston.
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A long time ago. Kingston has about 50% of DRAM module market share... They are also leaders in quality. The likes of Corsair and G.Skill suck compared to Kingston.
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Kingston has more revenue than AMD or NVIDIA
 
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Third party NAND (no one knows what's in there)
Obsolet and problematic SandForce controller
1 million hours MTBF

is there anyone who is considering buy ? I assume not
nice. 1 million MTBF is seems decent. I am currently using OWC SSD and they are amazingly good too. Kingston is not not bad either. In fact, to make this little more precise, the SSDs which rely on sandforce controllers are known to have fairly good credibility. I would want to buy this for sure :)