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Kingston SSDNow UV400: Entry-level controller with Marvell and cuts up to 960GB

Kingston also renews its range of SSDs by offering an entry-level series that replaces the bestseller SSDNow V300. Incoming better performance and a new controller, while in terms, prices should be no surprises.

Those who have long held in check the lists of Solid-State Drive, will have noticed how often among the cheapest models often fall series SSDNow V300 of Kingston.Honest unity, certainly not the most efficient, especially in small cuts, but still vastly out-perform conventional hard disk drives.

It is no coincidence that this series is among the most sold, mainly to give new verve to PC with a few years on his shoulders and SATA2 interface limited to 300MB/s theoretical, for which a high performing units would have been ” wasted. ”

Kingston SSDNow UV400Kingston today introduced a new series of entry-level solid-state drive, SSDNow UV400, which promises performance improvements and interesting cuts. The form factor was and remains the 2.5-inch SATA3 interface, while the capacities will be available in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB and 960GB. The controller used is a 4-channel Marvell 88SS1074, while no mention is made of the chip type (more about).

Performance is of 550MB/s read for all units, and write it goes from 350MB/s to 120GB and 490MB/s to 240GB, then move on to 500MB/s for the largest drives. Then completely satisfactory performance even for minor cuts, accomplices own the adoption of a 4-quality channel controller.

The new units will be available bundled with cloning software, drawer adapter and 9.5mm thickness for compatibility, either singly, at a price not even stated because much depends on the distribution channel.

Kingston Digital 480GB SSDNow UV400 SATA 3 2.5' Solid State Drive SUV400S37/480G
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Kingston Digital 480GB SSDNow UV400 SATA 3 2.5" Solid State Drive SUV400S37/480G
  • 10 times faster than a 7200RPM hard drive
  • More reliable and durable than a hard drive
  • Available as a bundle kit for easy installation   

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