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    Reviews - Kingston second-generation SSDNow V+ 128GB under the spotlight

    Kingston's latest SSD put under the microscope
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    Re: Reviews - Kingston second-generation SSDNow V+ 128GB under the spotlight

    Quote Originally Posted by HEXUS View Post
    Still, our advice to most people would be to wait until NAND pricing and, as a result, SSDs drop in price, significantly so, during this year before shelling out for one.
    typo in last line of the conclusion -

    good article.

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    Re: Reviews - Kingston second-generation SSDNow V+ 128GB under the spotlight

    This line is a replacement for their previous 64GB + models. But what about the Intel-based 40GB SSDNow? I guess there's not much chance of that getting TRIM support... (I probably shouldn't worry too much, I've only partitioned 35GB of it, so it probably has a long life ahead of it)
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    Re: Reviews - Kingston second-generation SSDNow V+ 128GB under the spotlight

    Err these drives are great.... Except for around £300 you can get the 160gb intel drive.

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    Re: Reviews - Kingston second-generation SSDNow V+ 128GB under the spotlight

    Yes, it would have been nice to have had the Intel drive in the heat. Until a major competitor comes along, Intel's drive would still be my bet. The drives on show in this article were good, though.

    A quick look at random writes would have also been helpful.

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    Re: Reviews - Kingston second-generation SSDNow V+ 128GB under the spotlight

    I have the 64GB version of this drive and its a massive improvement over my WD 150 Gb raptor. I have lost some storage space but I seldom use more than 50 Gb on my system drive and for the price, the performance is excellent and is the best of the current choice on etailers. If any of you have a fast system ie OCed i7, p55/x58 board and good ram and a non ssd drive I highly recommed getting one. My whole system responsiveness, gaming, obviously installing files or doing anything really has speeded up massively and go as far to recommend a a ssd upgrade over CPu or RAM as a beginning to a new system ie doing a full system scan with anti virus has gone from 25 mins to 5 mins by just changing the drive from raptor to the kingston ssd v+.

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