Kingston SSDNow KC300

Kingston SSDNow KC300


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Form factor: 2.5", 7mm height
Advanced Power Management: extends notebook battery life during typical computing session
Fast: dramatic performance increase for any system upgrade
Endurance: Data Integrity Protection featuring DuraClass technology
Durable: DuraWrite intelligent compression engine extends the life of the SSD
Dependable: RAISE reduces the number of uncorrectable errors on the drive
Multiple capacities: the right capacity to meet your storage need
Guaranteed: three-year warranty, free technical support
Interface: SATA Rev. 3.0 (6Gb/s) – with backwards compatibility to SATA Rev. 2.0
Capacities1: 60GB, 120GB, 180GB, 240GB, 480GB
Controller: SandForce-SF2281
Sequential Reads 2 : SATA Rev. 3.0 525MB/s
Sequential Writes2: SATA Rev. 3.0 500MB/s
Maximum Random 4k Read/Write3:
60GB: 84,000/ 64,000 IOPS
120GB: 84,000/ 64,000 IOPS
180GB: 84,000/ 64,000 IOPS
240GB: 84,000/ 52,000 IOPS
480GB: 73,000/ 32,000 IOPS
PCMARK® Vantage HDD Suite Score: 57,000
Power Consumption: 0.6 W (MAX) classle / 1.4 W (MAX) Read / 2.9 W (MAX) Write
Storage temperatures: -40°C ~ 85°C
Operating temperatures: 0°C ~ 70°C
Dimensions: 69.8mm x 100.1mm x 7.0mm
Weight: 60GB, 120GB, 180GB, 240GB — 86.0g; 480GB: 92.3g
Vibration operating: 2.17G Peak (7–800Hz)
Vibration non-operating: 20G Peak (10–2000Hz)
Life expectancy: 1 million hours MTBF
Warranty/support: three-year warranty with free technical support
Total Bytes Written (TBW):
60GB: 47TB
120GB: 94TB
180GB: 141TB
240GB: 188TB
480GB: 375TB

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Hardware.Info  --- Dec 02 '13
NikKTech  --- Jan 03 '14
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Hardware.Info on Dec 02 '13

"The KC300 certainly isn't a bad product, but when you compare it to the competition it becomes a dime-a-dozen SSD. Let's hope that SandForce releases a new generation controller in the near future..."

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NikKTech on Jan 03 '14

"Of course aside its very good performance especially in IOmeter the SSDnow KC300 240GB SSD Upgrade Kit also offers the external USB 2.0 enclosure and an 3.5" bracket so if you don't need those you..."

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