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Kingston SSDNow V Series 64GB SSD Upgrade Kit - Test System Setup and ATTO Baseline

Kingston launches an entry level SSD that has a very friendly price. Today we'll find out if it performs well enough to earn our best value award.

| SSDs in Storage | Posted: Aug 11, 2009 2:04 pm
TweakTown Rating: 91%Manufacturer: Kingston

Test System

 

Processors: AMD Opteron 2356 (2.3GHz Quad-Core) x2

 

Motherboard: Tyan S2915-E (Supplied by Tyan)

 

Memory: Kingston KVR667D2S4P5/2G x4 (Supplied by Kingston)

 

Graphics Card: XFX 8800 GTX (Supplied by XFX USA)

 

Enclosure: Lian Li V2000

 

Cooling: Noctua NH-U12DO (Supplied by Noctua)

 

SATA Controller: Areca ARC-1231ML (Supplied by Areca)

 

SAS Controller: Areca ARC-1680i (Supplied by Areca)

 

Operating System: Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate X64

 

Today we are comparing the Kingston SSDNow V Series 64GB solid state drive as found in the desktop and notebook bundle and compare it to other SSDs that we have tested.

 

ATTO Baseline Performance

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 2.34

 

ATTO is used by many disk manufactures to determine the read and write speeds that will be presented to customers.

 

Kingston SSDNow V Series 64GB SSD Upgrade Kit

 

In a pleasant surprise the V Series drive out performed the claimed speeds released by Kingston. Let's see how the drive performs in our standard tests.

 

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