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Kingston - SSDNow V300 Series 120 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive

( 4.6 Average / 269 Ratings )




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120 GB


SATA 6 Gb/s

Form Factor


SSD Controller

Sandforce SF-2281

NAND Flash Type


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buggbe 6 points 49 months ago
from completed build PlayBox500

SSD on the cheap not much more to say than that.

TheEnthusiast 4 points 48 months ago
from completed build The HP Snowy Phoenix

Could be a bit more consistent as far as boot times go. 2nd SSD used is for Ubuntu.

Smiley119 7 points 48 months ago
from completed build Nyuu's UPDATE ^-^
  • For games that benefit from fast Disk speeds
BlackMachDown 18 points 48 months ago
from completed build Living Room Gaming Hexahedron

Memory Controller Swap aside. This is a good SSD. I think everybody needs to join the SSD Master Race the difference is night and day. To the point that I end up putting ssd's in low power builds and older builds to make the computer feel snappier.

cosmicchris5 16 points 47 months ago
from completed build The Challenger!

Learned after buying it that Kingston pulled a bait and switch and made them slower. As a first time SSD owner I didnt notice it but I will be getting a better one soon.

FACUNDO 4 points 46 months ago
from completed build Uncle's PC

Pros: Light weight, fast, good price for performance, again KINGSTON.

Cons: I can't find anything bad at this SSD.

WolfBain01 5 points 46 months ago
from completed build Building my first computer

Despite what people say about the bait and switch with the whole firmware issue, It performs better than a HDD and that's all I need.

sponix 20 points 46 months ago

Seen reviews that say this SSD can be a Turd. But I have had no performance issues with it so far. Do wish it was a little larger, but that was an error on my part, can't blame the drive for that. If it becomes sluggish in the Future I'll come back and knock off a star or two from my rating to reflect that..

SpectreFiveSeven 5 points 45 months ago
from completed build First build - Gaming

Not as fast an SSD should be. My Seagate Barracuda is actually faster. Only plus is that it's cheap. Spend a bit more money and get a different SSD.

xSpencer_The_Kidx 1 point 44 months ago
from completed build The Red Viper - My First Build

Now, don't anyone go fooling you about buying a cheaper SSD. Cuz they don't know what they are talking about. No need to go buying a 70 dollar Samsung 840 Evo or some crap like that for the same capacity SSD when you could just buy a great product like this. Before i had my OS installed on a 7200RPM 3.5" 140GB HDD i had, boot up time was maybe around a min from a cold start up. With this, i press the button and within 1-13 seconds its good to go and run games and internet and all that. 10/10!