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Kingston SSDNow V Series 64GB SSD Upgrade Kit - Benchmarks - HD Tune Pro

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.

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

HD Tune Pro


Version and / or Patch Used: 3.00


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HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions:


- Benchmark: measures the performance


- Info: shows detailed information


- Health: checks the health status by using SMART


- Error Scan: scans the surface for errors


- Temperature display


HD Tune Pro gives us accurate read, write and access time results and for the last couple of years has been gaining popularity amongst reviewers. It is now considered a must have application for storage device testing.



Read Tests


Kingston SSDNow V Series 64GB SSD Upgrade Kit


The chart shows the latest and greatest from other manufacturers. The two PhotoFast drives have a built in RAID component so they should be ignored for most of the review. The V Series is able to perform at half the speed of the Intel and Indilinx chipsets in read performance.


Write Tests


Kingston SSDNow V Series 64GB SSD Upgrade Kit


In the write test we see that the V Series still shows some signs of the issues associated with the JMicron 602 controller. The drive has a few points where the drive stumbles.


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