Accelerating Innovation Summit, San Jose, CA and Fountain Valley, CA -- November 14, 2012 -- Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it is shipping the next generation of its most cost-effective SSDNow V Series solid-state drive. The Kingston® SSDNow V300 is a powerful upgrade solution for cost-conscious consumers looking to upgrade their existing desktop or notebook PC.
The new SSDNow V300 is 10x faster than a 7200RPM hard-disk drive†. It is powered by an LSI® SandForce® Flash Storage Processor (FSP) solution customized for Kingston, and optimized for industry-leading 19nm NAND Flash memory to deliver sequential read and write speeds of up to 450MB/s. Using best-in-class components, SSDNow V300 combines quality, performance and affordability first-time SSD users or anyone looking to upgrade an existing system.
"LSI worked together with Kingston to deliver a customized high-performing solid-state drive solution for their cost-effective SSDNow V Series," said Kent Smith, senior director of product marketing, Flash Components Division, LSI. "Our award-winning SF-2281 Client FSPs provide Kingston's customers with enterprise-class features and an enhanced everyday computing user experience, especially for first time SSD users."
"Kingston is committed to delivering SSDs at the best price to performance ratio as possible. We achieve this again with our next-generation SSDNow V300," said Ariel Perez, SSD business manager, Kingston. "The SSDNow V300 is the best cost-efficient upgrade for users who want their existing systems to perform faster. They will experience faster boot up and shutdown times, and will also see much better system performance when multiple applications are open."
The SSDNow V300 is available as a stand-alone drive or as an upgrade kit containing cloning software and other accessories for a desktop and/or notebook system. SSDNow V300 is backed by a three-year warranty, free technical support and legendary Kingston reliability.
Kingston is celebrating 25 years in the memory industry. The company was founded on October 17, 1987, and has grown to become the largest third-party memory manufacturer in the world. The 25th anniversary video can be found here as well as more information including a timeline of Kingston's history.
Kingston SSDNow V300 Features and Specifications:
|Kingston SSDNow V300 Solid-State Drives††|
|Part Number||Capacity and Features|
|SV300S37A/60G||60GB Stand-alone V300 SSD|
|SV300S37A/120G||120GB Stand-alone V300 SSD|
|SV300S37A/240G||240GB Stand-alone V300 SSD|
|SV300S3D7/60G||60GB Desktop Upgrade Kit|
|SV300S3D7/120G||120GB Desktop Upgrade Kit|
|SV300S3D7/240G||240GB Desktop Upgrade Kit|
|SV300S3N7A/60G||60GB Notebook Upgrade Kit|
|SV300S3N7A/120G||120GB Notebook Upgrade Kit|
|SV300S3N7A/240G||240GB Notebook Upgrade Kit|
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About Kingston Technology Company, Inc.
Kingston Digital, Inc. (“KDI”) is the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent manufacturer of memory products. Established in 2008, KDI is headquartered in Fountain Valley, California, USA. For more information, please visit kingston.com
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