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Kingston Boosts Speed, Adds TRIM Support to Entry-Level SSD Line

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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 it will ship its second generation SSDNow V Series solid-state drive (SSD) on February 15. Targeted for mainstream consumers and small and medium businesses, the new Kingston SSDNow V Series offers higher performance than its predecessor and supports Windows 7 TRIM functionality while maintaining pricing. Capacities are 30GB, 64GB and 128GB and the drive comes as a standalone unit or with a bundled solution for desktop or notebook systems.

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Wow, that makes the 128GB V series nearly as fast as the 128GB V+ series which is a fair bit more expensive. Shame about the mediocre write performance of the smaller drives though...
Doesn't seem like a huge price difference though, at least not compared to what they're sold for locally for me.
 

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maybe i should get one of those, just to try it out then
 

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who gives a shit about 5w?

when most systems today uses 400w or more
 

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doh, didnt see that :slap:
 

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oh, and most systems dont use 500W. mine uses 450W gaming, with both cards in - you can bet your arse most users dont have heavy OC's, 8GB of ram, 10 HDD's and two high end GPU's ;)
 
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Now if they add 256GB and hopefully 512GB versions and still stay in price range I'll get one.
 
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have tried SSD, but havent got the money for it yet:roll:
 

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I want one of these but not sure if the ones on Newegg are these are not. Id love to get a bundle in the 64GB flavor for 150 bucks, would make moving a ton easier.

No sooner had I said that, I found this on buy.com: http://www.buy.com/prod/kingston-64...-state-drive-desktop/q/loc/111/214308838.html

Not 150, but 161.92 plus free shipping is not bad at all! I am getting this as soon as the wife and I get our taxes, which should be this week!
 
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